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I take blood pressure meds every 12 hrs

Oct 17, 2010

I am leaving to london at 6:00 p.m. and they are 9 hours ahead of time,then we are traveling to amsterdam that same day.aingtonk I usually take my meds 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. on the same day. because of the different time zones what schedule do you reccomend. thank you anxious traveler.

Response from Dr. Young

Hello Anxious and thanks for your post.

Not to worry, the timing of your medications isn't that critical. What I do when I travel across the pond is to simply set my watch to the destination and do everything possible (eat, sleep, etc) on the new time zone. This helps with the jet lag and the medication timing (the 3 hour difference in the 12 hour dosing won't have any significant impact). Don't forget the earplugs and eye mask for the red-eye too.

Hope this helps, BY

I have missed my dose of Atripla.
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