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Took Depakote And Lamictal At 4pm Instead Of 8am. Should I Take The Dose At 8pm?

Took Depakote And Lamictal At 4pm Instead Of 8am. Should I Take The Dose At 8pm?

I am so nervous. I missed my dose at 8 a.m. and cannot get ahold of my doctor. I take 500 mg of Depakote and 200 mg of Lamictal at 8am. and my next dose of 1000 mg of Depakote and 200 mg of Lamictal is at 8p.m. Should I take it or wait till tomorrow morning?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I’d wait alittle longer before bed. Not at 8pm

posted about 1 year ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

@A MyEpilepsyTeam Member , I think it would be fine if you still took your evening pills. If you’re up a little later past 8pm then you might wait till 9pm or 10pm & that way it be 5 to 6 hours since your last dose instead of 4 hours & so close together. But it should be fine to take it. We’ve been eating lunch out this week & I’d planned to take my pills when I got home after I had some food in me & one night I forgot & another night I didn’t remember till early evening & so I took & took my night meds late at night since I go to bed real late. So relax, go ahead & take your pills. If it helps any, I’m on Depakote & Vimpat. Sending Thoughts, Hugs, Smiles & Prayers. Your friend in Texas, Becky

edited, originally posted about 1 year ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Good to hear everything turned out well for you and you didn’t have any problems!💜

posted about 1 year ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Thanks everyone for all your help. I took it a little later last night and regular dose this morning. I feel fine. Thanks again! 😘

posted about 1 year ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

There are times I have forgot to take my am and pm pills. I take them before bed and when I wake up. I figure 400mg Lamictol 2x daily will not hurt me.

posted about 1 year ago
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