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A patient is being administered digoxin (Lanoxin) for treatment of heart failure. At what level should the serum potassium level be maintained?
A)1.5 to 2.0 mEq/L
B)3.5 to 5.0 mEq/L
C)6.0 to 8.0 mEq/L
D)8.5 to 10 mEq/L
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Abrams' Clinical Drug Therapy: Rationales for Nursing Practice
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Electrolyte imbalance must be monitored during digoxin therapy, and the potassium level should be maintained at 3.5 to 5.0 mEq/L. A potassium level of 1.5 to 2.0 mEq/L is too low. Potassium levels of 6.0 to 8.0 and 8.5 to 10 mEq/L are too high.

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