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Feb 1, 2008

if I skip a dose of my meds, should I take a double dose the next day?

Response from Dr. Young

Generally speaking, if you miss a dose, I don't recommend doubling up on the medications the next day. This tends to only increase the risk of side effects and doesn't correct for the fact that the dose was missed.

Whenever this happens, spend a moment in self analysis to see if there was a correctable situation-- to prevent missing doses for the same reason(s) in the future.

I hope this helps. BY

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