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A patient is administered diltiazem (Cardizem) IV, which is followed by propranolol (Inderal) IV. The nurse should assess for what potential effect of this medication combination?
A)Hypertensive crisis
B)Anaphylaxis
C)Valve regurgitation
D)Impaired contractility
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Abrams' Clinical Drug Therapy: Rationales for Nursing Practice
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If diltiazem is used with propranolol or digoxin, it is necessary to exercise caution to avoid further impairment of myocardial contractility. The administration of IV diltiazem and propranolol will not produce hypertensive crisis, anaphylaxis, or valve regurgitation.

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