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can xifaxan 550 pills be cut into smaller pieces or crushed? they are too big to swallow.

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Dr. Josh Fields
14 years experience Pharmacology
Unfortunately not: unfortunately due to the coating and the mechanism of its release, splitting or crushing the pill is not advised. if you are unable to take it with apple sauce or water I suggest calling your doctor for an alternative
Answered on Dec 9, 2020
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