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Why should'nt you break the prasugrel tablet?

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3 Dec 2010

Prasugrel (Effient) has a special film coating on the outside of the tablet.
I am not sure why it is coated,but it will be for a reason - possibly to mask the taste. Breaking the tablet will destroy the coating.

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