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Lorton, VA
A 19-year-old male asked:

Can percocet pills be crushed or chewed?

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Dr. Vance Harris
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Not recommended.: You should never chew or crush any pill unless it is specifically formulated to be chewed. You will get a larger release of the medicine in many cases than you desire all at once. Many of these pills are formulated to be released slowly into the body so don't chew or crush.
Last updated Dec 23, 2017
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