NCLEX-RN Question 1

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Q: A patient is prescribed chlorpropamide (Diabinese). The nurse should notify the physician if the patient reports being allergic to

A. Aspirin
B. Penicillin
C. Iodine
D. Sulfur

Correct Answer: D
Diabinese is a sulfonamide, a sulfur based drug, used to treat type 2 diabetes. It would be contraindicated in a patient with an allergy to sulfur. Therefore, the physician should be notified

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