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Some of these closely monitored in children because of frequent changes in foods are high in calories and may be contraindi- kidney function and fluid distribution associated with growth cated discount accutane 40 mg with mastercard, at least in large amounts buy accutane 20 mg with amex, for obese clients. Ototoxicity, which is associated with high Also, the amount of carbohydrate in these foods may plasma drug levels (>50 mcg/mL), can usually be avoided by be a concern for clients with diabetes mellitus. Hyperkalemia (serum potassium level >5 mEq/L) may cause less ototoxicity and thus may be preferred for chil- may occur with potassium-sparing diuretics. The fol- dren who are taking other ototoxic drugs (eg, premature and ill lowing measures help prevent hyperkalemia: neonates are often given gentamicin, an aminoglycoside anti- a. The sium supplements in clients with renal impairment half-life of bumetanide is about 2 hours in critically ill infants b. Avoiding excessive amounts of potassium chloride and 1 hour in children. Maintaining urine output, the major route for elimi- potassium loss and hypokalemia. Spironolactone accumulates nating potassium from the body in renal failure, and dosage should be reduced. Use in Children Use in Older Adults Although they have not been extensively studied in children, diuretics are commonly used to manage heart failure, which Thiazide diuretics are often prescribed for the management often results from congenital heart disease; hypertension, of hypertension and heart failure, which are common in older which is usually related to cardiac or renal dysfunction; bron- adults. Older adults are especially sensitive to adverse drug chopulmonary dysplasia and respiratory distress syndrome, effects, such as hypotension and electrolyte imbalance. Thi- which are often associated with pulmonary edema; and edema, azides may aggravate renal or hepatic impairment. With rapid which may occur with cardiac or renal disorders such as the or excessive diuresis, myocardial infarction, renal impair- nephrotic syndrome. IV chlorothiazide chlorothiazide or equivalent doses of other thiazides and usually is not recommended. Risks of adverse effects may exceed benefits at cause hyperglycemia, hyperuricemia, or hypercalcemia in chil- doses of hydrochlorothiazide greater than 25 mg. With loop diuretics, older adults are at greater risk of ex- cessive diuresis, hypotension, fluid volume deficit, and pos- Although metolazone, a thiazide-related drug, is not usu- sibly thrombosis or embolism. With potassium-sparing diuretics, hy- advantages over a thiazide because it is a stronger diuretic, perkalemia is more likely to occur in older adults because of causes less hypokalemia, and can produce diuresis in renal fail- the renal impairment that occurs with aging. In children, it is most often used with furosemide, in which case it is most effective when given 30 to 60 minutes before the furosemide. Use in Renal Impairment Oral therapy is preferred when feasible, and doses above 6 mg/kg/day are not recommended. In preterm infants, Most clients with renal impairment require diuretics as part furosemide stimulates production of prostaglandin E2 in the of their drug therapy regimens. In these clients, the diuretic 828 SECTION 9 DRUGS AFFECTING THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM response may be reduced and edema of the gastrointestinal Use in Hepatic Impairment [GI] tract may limit absorption of oral medications. Thiazides may be useful in managing edema due to renal Diuretics are often used to manage edema and ascites in clients disorders such as nephrotic syndrome and acute glomeru- with hepatic impairment.

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