27 Jan 2011
If they are the sustained release tablets then you shouldn't cut them in half. That would ruin the release mechanism of the tablet.
27 Jan 2011
I think the rule of thumb is if you use a long acting medication (sustained release) it cannot be cut it half or chewed, otherwise if it's short acting then usually it can be halfed, if you aren't sure check with www.drugs.com or check with your pharmacist just be safe, best wishes,
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Many meds lose their potency when cut in half and become worthless. Is that true of Cialis or can a 20mg pill be cut in half leaving 2 10mg pills.
3 answers • 1 Oct 2009
They upped my dose from 5 to 15 but before I would cut them in half but now I got op 15 can I still break it or will that make me sick
2 answers • 10 May 2011
Cutting my dose form 10mg to 5mg but i only have 10mg wafers at the moment. Is it ok to cut them in half. Thanks
1 answer • 21 Mar 2012
These pills are large and hard to swallow. It would be easier to cut them in half and take half at a time however have been told some cannot be cut ...
2 answers • 2 Oct 2013
My 7year old daughter takes 36mg concerta daily for the past year and a half. She went to stay with my dad and his girlfriend overnight. (His ...
3 answers • 17 Nov 2013