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A client with chronic renal failure receiving dialysis complains of frequent constipation. When performing discharge teaching, which over-the-counter products should the nurse instruct the client to avoid at home?

This question is part of Fluids and Electrolytes NCLEX practice questions
Asked by Tgerdel, Last updated: Jun 11, 2019

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Tgerdel

Answered on Oct 03, 2018

Milk of magnesia

Milk of magnesia contains magnesium, an electrolyte that is excreted by kidneys. Clients with renal failure are at risk for hypermagnesemia, since their bodies cannot excrete the excess magnesium. The client should avoid magnesium-containing laxatives.
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