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Is angioedema a side effect of Univasc?

Some people who take Univasc (moexipril) experience an allergic-type reaction called angioedema, which causes swelling of the face, hands, feet, eyes or mouth. If the swelling involves the throat, it can cause difficulty in breathing, and can even be fatal. The risk is greatest in African-Americans. If you experience any swelling of your face, call your doctor right away.

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