Can my elderly parents take praziquantel?

Your elderly parents should be able to use praziquantel, but they should talk to their doctor first. Older people tend to have kidney problems that prevent their kidneys from working as they should. That means they may be more sensitive to the medication and require a lesser dose. Talk to your parents' doctor about their medical history, health and current medications.

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