Information about Moxonidine
Moxonidine is used in the treatment of high blood pressure.
How moxonidine works
Moxonidine is an anti-hypertensive medication. It works by relaxing blood vessels which makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood around the body.
Common side effects of moxonidine
Dryness in mouth, Headache, Rash, Dizziness, Back pain, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Sleepiness, Vomiting, Weakness, Nausea, Dyspepsia, Diarrhoea, Vertigo
Available Medicine for Moxonidine
- ₹65 to ₹81Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd2 variant(s)
- ₹67 to ₹92Micro Labs Ltd2 variant(s)
- ₹60Lupin Ltd1 variant(s)
- ₹72 to ₹96Unichem Laboratories Ltd2 variant(s)
- ₹45Zydus Cadila1 variant(s)
- ₹65Abbott1 variant(s)
- ₹75 to ₹92Grownbury Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd2 variant(s)
Expert advice for Moxonidine
- You have been prescribed Moxonidine to control high blood pressure. Decreasing high blood pressure lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke.
- Your doctor may adjust the dose and frequency (morning or evening) based on your response to Moxonidine in the beginning of the treatment.
- Dry mouth may occur as a side effect. Frequent mouth rinses, good oral hygiene, increased water intake and sugarless candy may help.
- May cause dizziness and lightheadedness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
Frequently asked questions for Moxonidine
Q. Does high blood pressure need to be treated?
When the blood pressure is high, the heart has to work harder to pump blood throughout the body, which causes damage to the blood vessels. If high blood pressure is not treated, it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, kidney failure, and vision problems.
Q. What is Moxonidine tablets/ what is Moxonidine used for?
Moxonidine is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension)
Q. Is moxonidine a diuretic?
It is not a diuretic
Q. How does Moxonidine works?
Moxonidine works by making your blood vessels relax and widen. This helps to lower your blood pressure