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Author Topic: Changing the time for meds  (Read 944 times)

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Offline fabio

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Changing the time for meds
« on: October 22, 2018, 12:24:42 pm »
Well... is it possible to change the time I take my pills... basically one hour later.?

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Re: Changing the time for meds
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Offline fabio

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Re: Changing the time for meds
« Reply #2 on: October 22, 2018, 01:12:26 pm »
Of course for certainty I'll ask my docs,but I guess one hour late isn't a big deal. Of course I'll be taking them at that time all every day.
I just started vocational school and they last till 8,and I take mine at nine,though the time will change yet again 😑. So I thought taking them one hour later so I don't have to take my pills out (which btw need food as well to take) and make it cleat during class,lol.

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Re: Changing the time for meds
« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2018, 06:42:17 am »
Why must you ask your doctor?  There is no reason that you can't change the timing of when you take your meds by one hour.  I take my meds, each day, within a 4 hour window.  You doctor most likely only cares that you take them EACH AND EVERY DAY.

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Offline fabio

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Re: Changing the time for meds
« Reply #4 on: October 23, 2018, 01:04:04 pm »
I actually take them by the minute Haha,I think I'm overreacting of not getting drug resistance.
I get paranoid of some simple things,lol.
Thanks guys for reassuring me 💚💚💚

Offline Loa111

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Re: Changing the time for meds
« Reply #5 on: October 24, 2018, 12:16:22 pm »
Monday to Friday I take my meds approx 6.30 am, usually similar Saturday too, but Sundays I have a relax, donít wake as early and take them by 9am ish. Iím guessing a few hours once a week wonít make much of a difference?

I know if I forgot a dose Iíve still an 18 hour window but thankfully Iím
Very accurate with my times above.

Offline redneckbossryan

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Re: Changing the time for meds
« Reply #6 on: October 26, 2018, 08:01:39 pm »
I think Iíll say it depends on the Medication. Iím on Triumeq and itís amazing. I used to take it at noon but switched to before bed. The doc said a few hours here or there isnít big as long as itís relatively consistent. So if you move it 2 hours and stay there for a few weeks then Iím sure you will be on.

Offline fabio

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Re: Changing the time for meds
« Reply #7 on: October 27, 2018, 10:05:59 am »
Basically I want to have it permanently like that. It makes it easier to get my meds at that time,since I know I'm at home at that time and that I am not at work or at school,without getting paranoid haha.

 


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