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Can I take Univasc if I'm allergic to insect stings?

Univasc (moexipril) is a type of drug known as an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. There have been reports that in people who are being treated for a serious allergy to insect stings, ACE inhibitors can trigger an intense or possibly life-threatening reaction to the immunotherapy. If you have a very severe allergy to insect venom, it might be wise to avoid ACE inhibitors, if possible. Talk to your doctor for advice.

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