A client has +3 pitting edema in their legs and a potassium of 2.3 mEq/L, the nurse knows which of the following diuretic is likely to be ordered?

 

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- Spironlactone (Aldactone)

- Furosemide (Lasix)

- Bumetamide (Bumex)

- Ethacrynic Acid (Edecrin)

Rationale

Spironlactone (Aldactone) is a potassium sparing diuretic.

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