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A patient with hypertension has been prescribed a combination diuretic. What is the major purpose in administering a combination diuretic agent?
A)It prevents sodium imbalance.
B)It is less expensive than two medications.
C)It prevents potassium imbalance.
D)It prevents allergic reactions.
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Abrams' Clinical Drug Therapy: Rationales for Nursing Practice
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The major purpose of the diuretic combinations is to prevent potassium imbalances. The combination products do not prevent sodium imbalance. The combination products are not less expensive than taking two medications. The combination products do not prevent allergic reactions.

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