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Pill Splitting: When it's safe, and when it isn't

Dear Savvy Senior,

When is it safe, or not safe, to split pills? I have a cousin who cuts almost all her pills in half in order to save money, but I’m wondering if she’s going overboard. What can you tell me about this?

Curious Cousin

Dear Curious,

Pill splitting – literally cutting them in half – has long been a popular way to save on medication costs, but your cousin, if she hasn’t...

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