Can 40-mg tabs of Benicar be split safely to make a 20-mg dose?
Question posted by Henrietta Pilcher on 22 Jan 2010
Last updated on 1 February 2010 by Marvell
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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