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When monitoring a patient who has diabetes and is receiving a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor for edema, the nurse monitors for which possible adverse effect?



A. Metabolic alkalosis
B. Elevated blood glucose
C. Hyperkalemia
D. Drowsiness

This question is part of All About Science Quiz#3
Asked by RNSTUDENT, Last updated: Dec 18, 2019

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Answered Aug 05, 2019

Elevated blood glucose

An undesirable effect of carbonic anhydrase inhibitors is that they elevate the blood glucose level and cause glycosuria in diabetic patients. They induce metabolic...Read More
 

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