A client with AIDS has been given a prescription for oral fluconazole (Diflucan) to prevent Candida.

A client with AIDS has been given a prescription for oral
fluconazole (Diflucan) to prevent Candida infection. Considering the client’s
primary diagnosis and the order for fluconazole, what essential teaching will
the nurse provide?

1. Keep a food diary and request antinausea medication if
eating becomes problematic. 2. Maintain regular low-impact exercise daily to
avoid loss of muscle mass. 3. Wear a high-filtration mask if going out in
public. 4. Avoid all fat-based soaps and allow the body to airdry after bathing.