A 27-year-old female asked:
j struggle swallowing pills and have recently been put on glucophage xr 1000mg. can i split this pill in half and take two halves instead of one huge one?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Claudine nandi Lee answered
Specializes in General Practice
No: XR is a special formulation that can not be split, but your Dr can prescribe 2 x XR 500? if that will help or a different formulation of the same drug as a smaller tablet? Or something like jalra which is much smaller and a great diabetes medication.
Answered on May 21, 2020
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