Ciprofloxacin Hcl 500 Mg Tablet Splitting

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beatrice Says:


Can this pill be cut in half in order to make it easier to swallow?



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David Says:

That really depends on whether or not this pill is a solid tablet or a capsule filled with liquid or powder.

Generally, you can't really cut a capsule in half; but rather empty its contents into a glass of water and down it quickly. I wouldn't attempt this however if your medication is an extended release formula; (but based on your description I don't think it is).

As such, if it is a tablet, I would just recommend cutting it in half as you planned on doing and taking it that way, as long as you take the two halves one after the other.

I hope this helps!

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Carolyn Says:

My husband can not swallow medication and it is crushed and soaked in water and then put through his stomach tube. Some medications will not separate in water and ends up with chunks that will not go through the small tube. I was assured both by the VA pharmacy and my own that this medication can be crushed and will dissolve in water. There are stipulations: It has to be 2 hours away from any calcium, magnesium, or stomach medications (example medicine for reflux or nausea). This is not the easiest to do but for just 10 days it can be done.

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Carolyn Says:

I forgot to mention my husband was given this medication for a severe bladder infection.

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jamie Says:

I currently have one too and am taking meds now for that.

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