Pharmacology Question #3


The nurse is caring for a client with complaints of yellowish green visual fields and nausea with vomiting. The nurse determines which of the following medications as a cause for the yellow/green visual fields and nausea with vomiting?


  1. Propranolol
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  2. Lanoxin
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  3. Glipizide
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  4. Phenelzine
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The correct answer is B. Adverse effects of lanoxin may occur such as nausea, vomiting, and yellow or green visual disturbances that may appear as colored halos and blurry vision. Other reactions may include palpitations, and severe weakness. The other medications listed (selections A, C, & D) do not exhibit the adverse reactions.

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