NCLEX RN Practice Question # 770

NCLEX Examination.

Practice Question # 770.


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Diazoxide is administered orally. Glucagon is given parenterally only and is the preferred agent for emergency situations. Glucagon and diazoxide are rapidly absorbed and widely distributed throughout the body. They are excreted in the urine.


Diazoxide has been associated with vascular effects, including hypotension, headache, cerebral ischemia, weakness, heart failure, and arrhythmias; these reactions are associated with diazoxide’s ability to relax arteriolar smooth muscle.


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