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Can i cut Nicoderm patches in half?

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Posted on Sat, 23 May 2015
Question: can i cut XXXXXXX derm extended release patches in half step 1?
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Answered by Dr. Shubham Mehta (30 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
not recommended

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Welcome to HCM.

Cutting of the nicoderm patches in half is not recommended as it may alter the controlled release.

Apply the whole patch at once.

Hope this helps.

Feel free to discuss further.
Take care.
Thanks.
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Can i cut Nicoderm patches in half?

Brief Answer: not recommended Detailed Answer: Hello Welcome to HCM. Cutting of the nicoderm patches in half is not recommended as it may alter the controlled release. Apply the whole patch at once. Hope this helps. Feel free to discuss further. Take care. Thanks.