I'm not a 100% sure ... but I think it must be swallowed whole. In the directions it says to take with a full glass of water, which would mean it is important to get the tablet down into the stomach and that it may cause damage if it stays/sticks to your esophagus.
To be absolutely certain you could contact the maufacturer
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