The client with diagnosed acquired
immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and Pneumocystis jiroveci infection has been
receiving pentamidine. The client develops a temperature of 101° F (38.3° C).
The nurse continues to monitor the client, knowing that this sign would most
likely indicate which condition?
1. The dose of the medication is
too low. 2. The client is experiencing toxic effects of the medication. 3. The
client has developed inadequacy of thermoregulation. 4. A result of another
infection caused by the leukopenic effects of the medication