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Epinephrine is being considered in the treatment of an adult hospital patient. In anticipation, the nurse has reviewed the patient's current medication regimen. The presence of a drug from which of the following drug categories would contraindicate the safe use of epinephrine?
A)Potassium-wasting diuretics
B)Sulfonamide antibiotics
C)Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)
D)Monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors
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Abrams' Clinical Drug Therapy: Rationales for Nursing Practice
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It is essential not to give MAO inhibitors with adrenergic drugs because the combination may cause death. Use of adrenergics with diuretics, SSRIs, or sulfa antibiotics is not necessarily contraindicated.

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