A 47-year-old member asked:
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can i cut diphenhydramine in half?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: Some Diphenhydramine comes in capsules and some in solid pills. You can cut the pills but the capsules will just squish, break open and spill the contents. If capsules are all you have, you can dissolve the contents in water and drink half or something we do with patients at times is to mix it with jello and have them eat the proper amount.
Answered on Jun 11, 2019

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