Moxonidine


Generic Medicine Info
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Sick sinus syndrome or sino-atrial block, 2nd or 3rd degree AV block, bradycardia (<50 beats/min at rest), severe heart failure, severe ischaemic heart disease, Raynaud's disease, Parkinson's disease, epilepsy, glaucoma, depression. Severe renal impairment (GFR <30 mL/min). Lactation.
Special Precautions
1st degree AV block, moderate heart failure, severe coronary artery disease, unstable angina, history of angioneurotic oedema. Avoid abrupt withdrawal. Moderate renal impairment (GFR 30-60 mL/min). Patient Counselling This drug may cause somnolence and dizziness, if affected, do not drive or operate machinery.
Adverse Reactions
Bradycardia, tinnitus, headache, dizziness, somnolence, syncope, hypotension, diarrhoea, dry mouth, nausea, vomiting, dyspepsia, pruritus, angioedema, asthenia, oedema, back or neck pain, insomnia, nervousness.
Drug Interactions
Additive effects w/ other antihypertensives. May enhance the sedative effects of benzodiazepines, TCAs, tranquilisers, sedatives and hypnotics. TCAs may reduce the effect of moxonidine.
CIMS Class
Other Antihypertensives
ATC Classification
C02AC05 - moxonidine ; Belongs to the class of imidazoline receptor agonists, centrally-acting antiadrenergic agents. Used in the treatment of hypertension.
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