Posted: July 5th, 2017
A female client is receiving methotrexate (Mexate), 12 g/m2 I.V., to treat osteogenic carcinoma. During methotrexate therapy, the nurse expects the client to receive which other drug to protect normal cells?
A. probenecid (Benemid)
B. cytarabine (ara-C, cytosine arabinoside [Cytosar-U])
C. thioguanine (6-thioguanine, 6-TG)
D. leucovorin (citrovorum factor or folinic acid [Wellcovorin])
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