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Levofloxacin could make the client sunburn more easily. Avoid sunlight or tanning beds. Wear protective clothing and use sunscreen (SPF 30 or higher) when outdoors.
Cholinergic crisis is an episode of excessive stimulation to one of the body’s neuromuscular junction points. Such an event results from a buildup of acetylcholine stemming from acetylcholinesterase inactivity or insufficiency. A common cause of cholinergic crisis episodes is the unintended overdose of treatment drugs in myasthenia gravis clients.
Remember DUMBELLS – Diarrhea and abdominal cramping, Urination increased, Miosis (pinpoint pupils), Bradycardia, Emesis (nausea and vomiting), Lacrimation, Lethargy, Salivation to help you remember these signs and symptoms.