High Blood Pressure - Can you break a Metoprolol ER tablet in half?

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19 Jan 2010

No, you shouldn't break Metoprolol ER tablets in half.

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19 Feb 2010

Actually, if you look at the package insert metoprolol ER can be cut in half. They just should not be crushed or chewed.

http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?id=13899#s54

look under dosage and administration heading

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29 Mar 2010

Yes, I asked my M.D. As long as the pill is scored down the middle, that means it can be broken in half. Pills that aren't scored down the middle should not be broken in half.

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24 Apr 2011

Yes. I have been given a dose of half a tab in am and half in pm
May progress to full tab see how it goes

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