Pill-splitting is it safe?
- 7 Months ago
Many of us try saving money on prescriptions by splitting pills in half and this has been at the heart of the prescription drug debate. It is definitely a cost saving solution which is so effective and simple that health care systems have embraced it. Pill-splitting may not be a good choice even if it means saving money.
The FDA (Food & Drug Administration) and the American Medical Association, advise against pill splitting, unless the drug label states that it is ok. This is because there are some concerns around pill-splitting that can be harmful to an individual, such as: