Patient is taking captopril (Capoten) and spironolactone (Aldactone). Which is the most important to monitor?

A. Calcium level
B. Sodium level
C. Potassium level
D. Blood urea nitrogen level

A is incorrect.

It is not as life threatening as having high potassium levels.

B is incorrect.

It is not as life threatening as having high potassium levels.

C is correct.

Hyperkalemia is an adverse effect when taking captopril and spironolactone.

D is incorrect.

It is not as life threatening as having high potassium levels.

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