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Ive started taking my 50mg of sertraline at 9:45 pm for 3

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ive started taking my 50mg of sertraline at 9:45 pm for 3 days due to being late on a dose the other day, i like drinking alcohol so i used to take at 7pm i want to go back to this but its thursday tomorrow and im drinking friday dont want it to kill me im so anxious
Submitted: 19 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr.Saleem replied 19 days ago.

Hi! I am Dr Saleem. Welcome to JA.

Thank you for the question. I will be answering your query shortly.

Expert:  Dr.Saleem replied 19 days ago.

I understand your concern.

You can simply take the next dose at 7 pm and that won't cause any major problems. I may add that there is a strong interaction between Sertraline and Alcohol and routine consumption in combination is not recommended. A single drink per week may not do much harm but you should try to avoid drinking alcohol as much as possible.

Expert:  Dr.Saleem replied 19 days ago.

Hope that helps.

Customer: replied 19 days ago.
Im scared that taking it this early is overdosing
Expert:  Dr.Saleem replied 19 days ago.

No it's not. An early dose by 2 and a half hours won't cause any harm.