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Helen is diagnosed with myasthenia gravis and pyridostigmine bromide (Mestinon) therapy is started. The Mestinon dosage is frequently changed during the first week. While the dosage is being adjusted, the nurse’s priority intervention is to:



A. Administer the medication exactly on time
B. Administer the medication with food or mild
C. Evaluate the client’s muscle strength hourly after medication
D. Evaluate the client’s emotional side effects between doses

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Answered on Sep 08, 2017

Evaluate the client’s muscle strength hourly after medication

Peak response occurs 1 hour after administration and lasts up to 8 hours; the response will influence dosage levels.
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