Can someone answer this quickly please?

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Does it matter if I don't take Sertraline at the exact same time of day? I was meant to take my 1\2 a tablet at 8:40 but I forgot to take it and instead I took it at 9:30. Am I gonna be okay?

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    It's only my fith day on this stuff.
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    Hi it's ok that it's not the exact time I'm on 175mg sertraline and I take it at different times when I remember lol

    You'll be fine honestly xx I hope this helps

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    It's best to take it at the same time but one hours difference won't make any difference. Yesterday I took my pill four hours early due to ease/circumstances. 

    You'll be fine smile

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    And what about Propranolol? Quite often I take my Propranolol an hour or two late and I don't take it at the exact same time that often because I keep forgetting or I oversleep because I've had a bit of trouble sleeping with this anxiety.
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      Can't help with that 1 I'm afraid as I don't use it but I'd say the same thing as the sertraline,I take 3 different types of meds a day and I never take them on time I start off with the intention to but daily life and anxiety sometimes makes you forget x
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    Google "half life" of the drugs.  That is the time for your body to get rid of half the drug. For example if you have  100 units in your blood , that will become 50 units after one half-life. After a further half-life it will be 25 units, and so on.

    If you compare the half-life with the delay in taking your tablet you will see that one hour will make very little difference to the level of drug in your blood.    

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    hi

    ​some even take there medication in 2 parts half in the morning and half in the evening, propranolol can be taken as and when needed

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    Only a doctor can answer your question about Sertraline? Phone your doctor's surgery immediately!
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