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1

What is it?

It's an aminoglycoside
- reduces the amount of bacteria in the colon
It's given for the GI tract before surgery

2

Why does this matter?

It's given for the GI tract before surgery.

3

How is it used in clients with hepatic encephalopathy?

It is used to treat this disease when ammonia levels are elevated in the liver.

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