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Is adefovir dipivoxil safe for people over 65 years old?

Clinical studies of adefovir dipivoxil have not included enough patients aged 65 years and older to assess whether they respond differently than younger patients do. It is recommended that this medication be used cautiously in elderly people who have decreased kidney function and heart problems. The dose of adefovir dipivoxil should be lowered in those with reduced kidney function.

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