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Can acetaminophen/oxycodone tablets be broken in half and taken for pain?


leighann67 28 July 2017

Mine have a line in the middle. I break them in half when I don't need the full dose. Seems to work fine. My doctor said that they could be halved in case I need another half for breakthrough pain. I hope this helps.

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chuck1957 28 July 2017

love58; it can depend on the type or brand as long as it is not a capsule, Or on the bottle say sr, tr. etc those you can't break but the regular on is fine and normally they will have a line with an indent that is made for breaking the pill. BUT AGAIN if it is any type of extended release don't break it. chuck1957

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bestpup 28 July 2017

Well said!
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