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.
16 Oct 2012
I'm am not a doctor yet but am in school to become one. If a pill is not scored to be cut (has little lines) then it should not be cut. When pills are made and pressed, they have a mix of chemicals in them some might not be as distributed as others. Thus, cutting a unscored pill might and most likely will diminish its potency. It's egg shaped for a reason. It won't harm you. It just may be lacking is all. It doesn't have an enteric coating so there's no time release.
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1 answer • 4 May 2010
also: is it alright to cut a 20mg 36-hour Cialis pill in half (making it 10mg, instead of 20mg)?
1 answer • 16 Apr 2011
Its my first time taking it
2 answers • 25 Apr 2013
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