Can I take dexlansoprazole if I'm a senior?

If you're a senior, you should be able to take dexlansoprazole (Dexilant) without any problems. In studies, this drug, which treats gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), was just as safe and effective for people 65 and older as for younger people.

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