Cyclosporine is prescribed for a client who received a kidney transplant The

Cyclosporine is prescribed for a client who received

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61. Cyclosporine is prescribed for a client who received a kidney transplant. The nurse would be mostconcerned if a review of the medical record revealed that the client currently is taking which prescribed medication? 1.Digoxin2.Phenytoin3.Prednisone4.PropranololCorrect answer: 2Rationale: Cyclosporine is an immunosuppressant medication used to prevent rejection following allogeneic organ transplantation. Medications known to lower cyclosporine levels include phenytoin (anticonvulsive medication), phenobarbital, rifampin, and trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole. Cyclosporine levels should be monitored and the dosage adjusted in clients taking these medications. 62. Cyclosporine is prescribed to be administered by the intravenous (IV) route. Which is an inappropriate action in preparing and administering this medication? 63. Muromonab-CD3 is prescribed for a client to manage allograft rejection after renal transplantation. The nurse plans care, knowing that the primarymechanism of action of this medication is what?
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64. The nurse is preparing to administer a prescribed dose of cyclosporine by intravenous (IV) administration. Which priorityitem would the nurse have available during administration of thismedication?
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