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What is the nurse’s priority intervention while the dosage is being adjusted?

Helen is diagnosed with myasthenia gravis and pyridostigmine bromide (Mestinon) therapy is started. The Mestinon dosage is frequently changed during the first week.

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Answered 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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