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A client with depression who has been taking amitriptyline for three months returns to the clinic for a follow-up. The nurse observes the client in which of the following symptoms?



A. Suicidal thoughts.
B. Lack of energy.
C. Loss of interest in personal appearance.
D. Neglect of responsibilities.

This question is part of NCLEX Pharmacology Quiz 53 Psychiatric Medications
Asked by Santepro, Last updated: May 22, 2020

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Answered Aug 04, 2018

Suicidal thoughts.

Clients may have thoughts about suicide when taking an antidepressant such as amitriptyline. especially clients younger than 24 years old.Options B. C. and D are signs of depressions but are most likely improved as the treatment goes on.
 

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