A patient receiving an anticholinergic drug for Parkinson disease is planning a winter trip to Tahiti. The

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A patient receiving an anticholinergic drug for Parkinson disease is planning a winter trip to Tahiti. The temperature in Tahiti is 70 degrees warmer than at home. What precautions should the patient be urged to take? 

a. Take the drug with plenty of water to stay hydrated. 

b. Reduce the dose, and take precautions to reduce the risk for heat stroke. 

c. Wear sunglasses and use sunscreen because of photophobia that will develop. 

d. Avoid drinking the water to prevent gastric distress.

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