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A nurse has noted that an older adult patient on an acute care for elders (ACE) unit has an exceptionally lengthy medication administration record. The nurse has alerted the pharmacist because one of the patient's long-standing medications appears on the Beers list. What medication is the nurse likely addressing?
A)Low-dose enteric-coated ASA
B)Metoprolol (Lopressor)
C)Digoxin (Lanoxin)
D)Vitamin D
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Abrams' Clinical Drug Therapy: Rationales for Nursing Practice
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Digoxin appears on the list of Beers Criteria due to the risk of adverse effects in older adults. ASA, metoprolol, and vitamin D do not appear on this list.

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