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Can Coreg be cut into half and taken?

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Dr. Sudhir

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Posted on Mon, 11 Aug 2014 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Question: CAN I CUT A 6.5 DOSE OF COREG IN HALF AND USE IT FOR A 3.125 DOSE WITHOUT A PROBLEM?
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Answered by Dr. Sudhir 29 minutes later
Brief Answer:
No, that is not advisable.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

Its better to get a 3.125 mg tablet rather than breaking 6.5 mg tablet.

Sometimes these tablets are designed for slow release and breaking tablet will alter this.

Hope this helps.Regards.
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