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Can't remember if I took my ribavirin!

I take ribavirin twice a day. I just cannot remember if I took tonight's dose or not.
Is it better to:
1. take a dose (which may mean I had a double dose), or
2. just assume I did take it (which may mean I totally miss a dose).

Main anxiety is I have VERY low platelet count and am monitored weekly to ensure it doesn't drop at all (it's borderline). And I THINK that part of what the ribavirin does is to counteract the interferon's thinning of the blood.
It is 10.40pm here - no one to ask so I googled and came across this helpful site.
Anyone out there who can help?
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DID YOU TRY COUNTING the left over pills?
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I did think of that, trouble is I just can't work it out :( I keep trying and get a different answer each time. You sound like you're being a bit sarky ... I hope not, came here for support, not to be belittled.
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No...i am not be sarky....LOL...what ever that means...i didnt mean to type in large text as to yell at you...i was serious...i did the same thing before...i just count back the pills i do...ya might wanna try this on the next batch...how long ago did you think you missed the dose?...i
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Adjective   sarky

(UK) sarcastic


i was not being this way
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Imma....  I think counting the pills would have been a pretty good solution if you didn't have too many pills to count back on.  Do you have someone else there that can help you count the pills.  I am serious.  I know how I feel when it comes to my meds and it makes me anxious to try to figure anything out on my own and a second brain comes in handy when we're on meds.  

I'm sorry I don't have another solution to offer you but hopefully someone else will.
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   Separate the pills into piles of 10. It makes it easier to count. I am serious. I did this while on treatment.
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