A 46-year-old member asked:
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can i cut a diphenhydramine in half?

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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Tabs, yes: It is not practical to cut a capsule, but a scored tablet can be easily cut with a pill cutter. There are many formulations of Diphenhydramine in case a lower than usual dose is required.
Answered on Dec 29, 2019

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