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Am drnking ciprofloxacin 500mg I cut in half b/c I can't swalow big pills so I chew is it ok?

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Dr. Ronda Alexander
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Fine

There shouldn't be any problem so long as you're taking the whole dose.
Pills are usually ok to crush or chew. However, you don't want to open capsules which are designated as 'extended release' since this ruins the effect.

In brief: Fine

There shouldn't be any problem so long as you're taking the whole dose.
Pills are usually ok to crush or chew. However, you don't want to open capsules which are designated as 'extended release' since this ruins the effect.
Dr. Ronda Alexander
Dr. Ronda Alexander
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Dr. Claude Parola
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Fine

It is ok as long as you take the entire 500mg dose prescribed by your doctor.

In brief: Fine

It is ok as long as you take the entire 500mg dose prescribed by your doctor.
Dr. Claude Parola
Dr. Claude Parola
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