Can 40-mg tabs of Benicar be split safely to make a 20-mg dose?
- 22 Jan 2010 by Henrietta Pilcher
- 1 February 2010
Ideally you shouldn't split it but if you need to then yes it's okay. It doesn't have any extended release coatings, etc. so it'll be okay.
Please use a proper pill cutter ... otherwise it'll be very difficult to get the dose halved correctly.
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