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Pill Splitter


Pictures of using a pill splitter

There are many different kinds of pill splitters. Most work like this:

  1. Place the pill in the slot, and close the lid. A small blade precisely cuts the pill in half.
  2. Sweep the halves into the open box.
  3. Pick them up and store them in your normal container.
ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerTheresa O'Young, PharmD - Clinical Pharmacy
Last RevisedMarch 9, 2012

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