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My son took an extra dose of his morning meds thinking it

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My son took an extra dose of his morning meds thinking it was for his night meds. He took his daily meds of cymbalta and concerta at 630 this morning and took another dose at 1030 tonight. So when does he take his morning meds tomorrow?
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: Cymbalta and concerta and fish oil
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Those are taken for depression and adhd
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 9 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 9 months ago.

How old is he?

In which dose does he take those medicines?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
18 yrs old
Cymbalta 60mg
Concerta 36mg
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 9 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 9 months ago.

Thank you for all the information,
I am sorry for his problem.
Ideally, there should be a gap of 24 hours as he takes medicines once a day.
So it would come at night when he should repeat the dose.
Taking it in the morning would create overdose.
Otherwise, he can take a few hours earlier in the evening & gradually come to fix it in morning over a few days.
I hope this information helps.
If there’s anything else I can do, please let me know.
Wish him good health.
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