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Can I take Univasc if I have a history of angioedema?

If you have ever had angioedema (swelling that occurs under the skin of areas like the face, hands or throat) while taking an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor, you should not take Univasc (moexipril). Univasc is an ACE inhibitor used to control blood pressure, and these types of medications are known to sometimes trigger angioedema. Angioedema can be serious or even life threatening.

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