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I accidentally took my morning mess instead of my bedtime

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I accidentally took my morning mess instead of my bedtime meds. Glipizide 2 tabs, and I took metformin at dinner and again at bedtime, just a few hours apart
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: I take lisinapril, glipizide, metformin and Wellbutrin in am, metformin at dinner and at bedtime I just take Wellbutrin, pravastatin, and a hydroxizine for sleep
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Use a cpap at night, just went to bed and realized I took meds from the am slot instead of bedtime slot

Hello and thanks for your question.
It's my first priority to help you.
Please provide some additional information.

What is your age and gender?

Do you have any symptoms?

Can you monitor your blood sugar levels and blood pressure now?


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Customer: replied 1 month ago.
59 - female
No symptoms
Can take blood sugar now
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
BG is 88
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I was most concerned about glipizide. The doses were about 12 hours apart
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I do not wish to talk by phone as I'm on vacation in a small cabin and there are four sleeping children with me.

Sorry for late reply and inconvenience.
Thanks for the follow-up.
I understand your concern.
As per your description, such dose of Glipizide and metformin can cause hypoglycemia.

And you can feel drowsy,dizzy,headache,blurred vision.

I would advise you to take some snacks and Gatorade.

And maintain a good hydration.

You should miss your morning dose if your blood sugar levels'll be below 150 mg/dl.

And monitor your blood sugar levels every 2 hourly and take sugar or glucose to prevent hypoglycemia.

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Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Will do. Thank you very much!

Good wishes for your health.

Take care.