Can you crush Metformin pills?
- 14 Sep 2005 by JimBath
If I crush my wife's Metformin HCL pills, will it be harmful to her in any way? Does anyone do this? I cannot find an answer to this question anywhere. My wife is 66 years old and fairly beatup with health problems over the past decade. The Metformin pills are so big she often chokes on them.
Any ideas will be greatly appreciated.
James H. Bath
14 Sep 2005
You can crush the plain metformin hcl pills. They only ones you shouldn't are the extended release versions(Metformin ER)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
i can not sollow pills i have to crush them when i take them can i crush naproxen up when i take it n is it safe to ?
1 answer • 22 Dec 2010
I have to crush them w/ a coffee bean grinder and somehow find a liquid to put it in that masks the odor & taste
2 answers • 1 May 2012
I am prescribed to 2.5 1000mg Metformin per day. However, that doesn't seem to be enough, because my blood sugar had been around 300 lately. I ...
2 answers • 30 Nov 2012
Can I and how do I crush Olmetec.
1 answer • 26 Feb 2013
what is the reason that metformin film and metformin er are made? I have problems, slight headaches and stomach aches, with plain metformin 1000 mg ...
1 answer • 30 Nov 2014