A 22-year-old male asked:

3 weeks on pristiq (desvenlafaxine) 50 mg with no improvements my doc said i should increase to 75 so can i cut pill into half? so thats 1 and a 1\2 pill

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Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology 21 years experience
Half pill: Yes, it is ok to cut a pill of this medicine in half. Be careful not to cut yourself. Sometimes a special pill splitting tool is available to make it easier.
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