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Cognitive Level: Applying (Application)REF:894.A primary care NP recommends an over-the-counter medication for a patient who has acidreflux. When teaching the patient about this drug, the NP should tell the patient:a.to take the dose recommended by the manufacturer.b.not to worry about taking this drug with any other medications.c.to avoid taking other drugs that cause sedation while taking this drug.d.that over-the-counter acid reflux medications are generally safe to take with othermedications.ANS: ABecause patients often increase over-the-counter drug doses themselves, it is important toreinforce the need to follow the manufacturer’s recommendations for dosing. As with anydrug, interactions may occur with other medications. Antacids do not cause sedation, sopatients need not be cautioned to avoid other sedating medications.
DIF:Cognitive Level: Applying (Application)REF:895.A primary care NP is performing a previsit health history on a new patient. The patient reportstaking vitamins every day. The NP should:

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Prescription drug, Vitamin, Paracetamol, Food and Drug Administration, Over the counter drug, Codeine

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