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Posted on Tue, 1 Aug 2017 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Question: I am taking metoprolol Dr vaccinate 50 mg daily just remembered did take this am. It's 6: 30 pm . I usuAlly take 7 am
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Answered by Dr. Michelle Gibson James 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
you can take the medication

Detailed Answer:
HI, thanks for using healthcare magic

Though it is over 12 hours since you would normally use the medication, since it is within the same 24 hour period, you can use it.

You would need to delay the next day dose to approximately 12 noon the next day.

By the following day, you can start taking at your normal time ( 7 am)

You can monitor your blood pressure readings if you have a home monitor.

I hope this helps, feel free to ask any other questions
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