The answer to this question is that the health care provider will prescribe the prescription in giving a higher dose of oral hypoglycemic agent. The oral hypoglycemic agents or anti-diabetic drugs are drugs / medicines that are prescribed to patients with diabetes to lower the glucose or sugar level in the blood. Oral hypoglycemic drugs are used also to lessen the risks of complications from diabetes.
The nurse is caring for a client taking an oral hypoglycemic agent (sulfonylurea) has just been diagnosed with a urinary tract infection. the health care provider plans to treat the infection with sulfamethoxazole. the nurse expects that because of medication interactions, the health care provider will prescribe a prescription in which manner?