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Is mesna safe for my elderly parents?

Your elderly parents should be cautious before using mesna. Older people's kidneys do not function as well as when they are younger, so it is harder for their bodies to remove the drug. That means they may become more sensitive to the drug and experience stronger side effects when taking it. Talk to your parents and their doctor about whether mesna is right for them.  

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