Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Pilocarpine hydrochloride (IsoptoCarpine) is prescribed for a client with glaucoma.. Bradycardia



Pilocarpine hydrochloride (IsoptoCarpine) is prescribed for a client with glaucoma. The nurse checks the medication supply room to ensure that atropine sulfate is available for administration in the event that systemic toxicity occurs from the use of pilocarpine hydrochloride. The nurse also documents to monitor for which of the following signs of systemic toxicity?
a) Tachycardia
b) Hypertension
c) Anorexia
d) Bradycardia***