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Can my elderly parents take propranolol?

Your elderly parents should not take propranolol without first talking to their doctor. Studies have not confirmed how older people will respond to the medicine. Your parents may also have poor liver or kidney function that may make them more sensitive to the medicine and its side effects. They may require a lower dose. Talk to their doctor about whether propranolol is appropriate for them.

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