Univasc Drug Interactions

If you are taking Univasc, be aware that this medication can react with many other products, including cyclosporine, lithium, and ibuprofen. Drug interactions increase your risk of blood pressure that is too low or too high, as well as kidney damage and other side effects. To reduce your risk of interactions with Univasc, tell your healthcare provider about any medications you are taking.

An Overview of Interactions with Univasc

Univasc® (moexipril hydrochloride) may react with a number of other medications. Some of the drugs that may lead to interactions with Univasc include but are not limited to:
 
  • Allopurinol (Zyloprim®)
  • Amifostine (Ethyol®)
  • Angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs), such as:

 

 
 
  
  • Pentoxifylline (Trental®)
  • Potassium-containing products, such as:
     
    • Potassium chloride (K-Dur®, Klor-Con®, Micro-K®)
    • Potassium citrate (Urocit-K®, Polycitra-K®)
    • Potassium gluconate
    • Potassium phosphate (Neutra-Phos-K®, K-Phos®)
    • Salt substitutes (used to flavor food)
 
  • Potassium-sparing diuretics, such as:
     
    • Amiloride (Midamor®) or amiloride-HCTZ (Moduretic®)
    • Spironolactone (Aldactone®) or spironolactone-HCTZ (Aldactazide®)
    • Triamterene (Dyrenium®) or triamterene/HCTZ (Dyazide®, Maxzide®)
 
  • Rituximab (Rapamune®)
  • Salicylates, such as:
     
    • Aspirin (Ecotrin®, Bayer®, Anacin®)
    • Bismuth subsalicylate (Pepto-Bismol®)
    • Choline magnesium trisalicylate (Trilisate®), diflunisal (Dolobid®)
    • Salsalate (Salflex®, Disalcid®, Amigesic®)
 
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Univasc Medication Information

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