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IMPORTANT: HOW TO USE THIS INFORMATION: This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

MOEXIPRIL - ORAL

(mow-EX-eh-prill)

COMMON BRAND NAME(S): Univasc

WARNING: This drug can cause serious (possibly fatal) harm to an unborn baby if used during pregnancy. Therefore, it is important to prevent pregnancy while taking this medication. Consult your doctor for more details and to discuss the use of reliable forms of birth control while taking this medication. If you are planning pregnancy, become pregnant, or think you may be pregnant, contact your doctor immediately.

USES: This drug belongs to a group of medications called ACE inhibitors. It is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). It works by relaxing blood vessels, causing them to widen. Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks and kidney problems.

OTHER USES: This section contains uses of this drug that are not listed in the approved professional labeling for the drug but that may be prescribed by your health care professional. Use this drug for a condition that is listed in this section only if it has been so prescribed by your health care professional.

This medication may also be used to help protect the kidneys from damage due to diabetes, and with other drugs (e.g., "water pills"/diuretics, digoxin) to treat congestive heart failure.

HOW TO USE: Take this medication by mouth, usually once or twice a day; or as directed by your doctor. Take this drug on an empty stomach, 1 hour before a meal. Use this medication regularly in order to get the most benefit from it. Remember to use it at the same time(s) each day.

The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to therapy. It may take 4 weeks before the full benefit of this drug occurs.

It is important to continue taking this medication even if you feel well. Most people with high blood pressure do not feel sick.

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