Question of Week | What Teaching Tip for New Med – finerenone?

JR has a GFR of 43 and lives with type 2 diabetes.  JR excitedly brings you an article that talks about finerenone (Kerendia), a newly approved non-steroidal mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist which is indicated for people with chronic kidney disease (CKD) associated with Type 2 diabetes.

If JR is started on this medication, what instruction would you provide?

  1. Make sure to take this medication on an empty stomach
  2. Contact the provider if you notice ankle swelling
  3. Notify your provider if you experience a non-productive cough
  4. Avoid taking medication with grapefruit or grapefruit juice.

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Need a hint? Check out our New Updated Med Cheat Sheets 2021 (page 2).


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