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What does the nurse determine the client is most likely suffering from? A client has been taking isoniazid (INH). The client went to the health care facility with complaints of numbness and tingling sensation in the extremities.



A. Impaired peripheral circulation.
B. Hypercalcemia.
C. Peripheral neuritis.
D. Guillan Barre syndrome.

This question is part of NCLEX Pharmacology Quiz 45 Respiratory Medications
Asked by Santepro, Last updated: Mar 14, 2020

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Answered Jul 15, 2018

Peripheral neuritis.

Isoniazid (INH) causes peripheral neuritis characterized by numbness. tingling. and paresthesias in the extremities.Options A and B are not related to the use of the medication.Option D: Guillain-Barre syndrome is a rare condition in which your immune system attacks your nerves. leading to muscle weakness and even paralysis.
 

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