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B. A n increase in liver function tests, including AST and ALT levels, can occur as an adverse effect of ritonavir. C. Hyperglycemia indicating a possible onset or worsening of diabetes mellitus can occur as an adverse effect of ritonavir. D. CORRECT: Hyperlipidemia with increased cholesterol and triglyceride levels can occur as an adverse effect of ritonavir A nurse is caring for a client who has a new prescription for enfuvirtide to treat HIV infection. The nurse should monitor the client for which of the adverse reactions of this medication? (Select all that apply.) A. Bleeding B. Pneumonia C. Cerebral edema D. Localized erythema E. Hypotension A. Bleeding is not an adverse effect of enfuvirtide. B. CORRECT: Bacterial pneumonia with fever, cough, and difficulty breathing are manifestations of an adverse reaction to
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enfuvirtide. The nurse should assess breath sounds regularly. C. C erebral edema is not an adverse reaction to enfuvirtide. D. CORRECT: Enfuvirtide is administered subcutaneously. Injection-site reactions, such as pain, redness, itching, and bruising, are common. E. CORRECT: A systemic allergic reaction can occur when taking enfuvirtide. Manifestations of hypersensitivity include rash, hypotension, fever, and chills. A nurse is administering IV acyclovir to a client who has varicella. Which of the following actions should the nurse take? A. Administer a stool softener. B. Decrease fluid intake following infusion. C. Infuse acyclovir over 1 hr. D. Monitor for a for hypotension A. A cyclovir can cause diarrhea. B. T he nurse should increase fluids during and for 2 hr following acyclovir infusion to prevent nephrotoxicity. C. CORRECT: The nurse should administer IV acyclovir slowly, over at least 1 hr, to prevent nephrotoxicity. D. A cyclovir can cause thrombocytopenia in clients who are immunocompromised. Features Quizlet Live Quizlet Learn Diagrams Flashcards Mobile Verified Creators Help Sign up Help Center Honor Code Community Guidelines Students Teachers About Company Press Jobs Testimonials Privacy Terms Follow us
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