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A patient is taking tacrolimus after receiving a kidney transplant. Which of the following symptoms indicates that the patient is experiencing a side effect of this medication?

Explanation

•Tacrolimus is an immunosuppressant used after organ transplants to reduce the risk of organ rejection.

•Common side effects include infection, tremor, hypertension, hyperkalemia, decreased urine output and edema, headache, diarrhea, and hypophosphatemia.

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