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I will take Tylenol with my medication to reduce the inflammatory effects
a patient with a history of angina and hypertension is being started on nicotinic acid (niacin) the nurse is providing patient education. What statement made by the patient demonstrates a need for further teaching?
review the baseline liver function test results
the prescriber has ordered rosuvastatin (Crestor) for a patient with nonalcoholic related cirrhosis. Which intervention would be most appropriate for the nurse prior to administration?
a patient with malaise has been taken daptomycin (cubicin) for an infection and is concurrently taking simvastatin (Zocor). The nurse should be concerned if the patient complains of
a reduction usually is seen within two weeks
a patient who has recently started therapy on an HMG - COA reductase inhibitor asked the nurse, "how long will it take until I see an effect on my LDL cholesterol?" The nurse correctly states
the patients creatinine kinase levels
a patient taking gemfibrozil (Lopid) and rosuvastatin (Crestor) concurrently begins to complain of muscle aches, fatigue, and weakness. The nurse should monitor
the patient presented to the clinic and complained the muscle aches, muscle pain, and weakness. Upon review of the individuals medications, the nurse notes that the patient is currently taking gemfibrozil (Lopid) and atorvastatin (Lipitor). The nurse should assess the patient for the development of
you should come into the clinic for liver enzymes once a month
the patient has begun taking and HMG -C0A reductase inhibitor.which of the following statements about this class of drugs made by the nurse during patient education would be inappropriate
you should continue your exercise program to increase your HDL serum levels
the nurse is instructing the patient receiving a cholesterol-lowering agent. Which information should the nurse include in the patient education
reach levels twice as high in Asians and Caucasians, resulting in a greater chance of hepatotoxicity
an Asian comes into the clinic. Upon assessment, the nurse notes a slight yellow tint to the skin and sclera, edema, and hepatomegaly. The drug history reveals that the patient has been taking rosuvastatin is Crestor) for six months. The nurse is concerned, because rosuvastatin (Crestor) has been shown to
take lovastatin with your evening meal
lovastatin (Mevacor) is prescribed for a patient for the first time. The nurse to provide the patient with which of the following instructions
I can take cholestyramine with my hydrochlorothiazide
the nurse is providing discharge teaching instructions for a patient taking cholestyramine (questran). which statement made by the patient demonstrates a need for further teaching
I cannot take digoxin while on this medication
the nurse is providing patient education about colesvelam (Welchol), a bile acid sequestrant. Which statement made by the patient demonstrates a need for further teaching
a patient needs to monitor his blood sugar carefully, because colesvelam can cause hypoglycemia
prior to discharge, the nurse is reviewing the medications of a patient with diabetes. The nurse realizes that he will be going home on colesvelam, a bile acid sequestrant, and insulin. For patient education should the nurse provide in the discharge teaching for this patient
anticoagulant effects; increased
the nurse is reviewing the patient's medication and realizes that gemfibrozil (Lopid) and warfarin (Coumadin) are to be administered concomitantly. This finding concerns the nurse, who is aware that the ______ will be ______
I will weigh myself weekly
during discharge instruction, the nurse was to assess the patient's understanding the treatment with cholestyramine (Questran). which statement made by the patient best demonstrates a need for additional teaching
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