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An adult hospital patient has been experiencing intractable nausea and vomiting for several hours, so the nurse has obtained an order for an antiemetic from the primary care provider. The order reads: Promethazine 25 mg sub-Q every 6 hours PRN. The nurse should contact the care provider to question what aspect of this order?
A)The drug
B)The dose
C)The route
D)The frequency
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Abrams' Clinical Drug Therapy: Rationales for Nursing Practice
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A black box warning alerts nurses that promethazine is contraindicated for subcutaneous administration. The other parameters of the order are within recommendations.

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