1 mg. lock-out every 6 min, one hour limit 2.2 mg/hour. Pertinent morning labs includes serum creatinine 1.4 mg/dl, Mg 1.5 mg/dl, K 5.0 mmol/L, Na 135 mmol/L.
Which of the following medication may increase LN’s Blood glucose?
A . Lisinopril
B . Dexamethasone
C . Famotidine
D . Metoclopramide
E . Hydromorphone
Dexamethasone can increase LN’s blood glucose. All glucocorticosteroids are known to increase blood glucose. Blood glucose would need to be monitored while LN is being treated with dexamethasone.