The physician prescribes a medical regimen of isoniazid, rifampin, and vitamin B6 for a tuberculosis client.
The nurse instructs the client that B6 is given because it:
A . Increases activity of isoniazid
B . Increases activity of rifampin
C . Improves nutritional status
D . Reduces peripheral neuropathy
(A) Vitamin B6does not enhance the activity of isoniazid.
(B) Vitamin B6does not enhance the activity of rifampin.
(C) A vitamin alone does not improve nutritional status.
(D) Isoniazid leads to Vitamin B6deficiency, which is manifested as peripheral neuropathy.