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White round pill Watson 932
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    DeeKay is offline New Member
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    Default White round pill Watson 932

    Please identify this pill if you can - It is a white round pill with Watson 932. It is not scored. If a pill is not scored does that mean that you should always take the whole thing or is it still safe to cut in half?

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    This pill is a generic Percocet®
    containing oxycodone 10 mg with acetaminophen 325 mg

    If a pill is not scored does that mean that you should always take the whole thing or is it still safe to cut in half?

    The following unscored pills are unsafe to split:

    Modified-Release Pills are formulated so the drug is released slowly and the effects last longer. Many terms are used to describe modified-release pills such as
    CR (controlled-release)
    SR (sustained-release)
    ER (extended-release)
    XR (extended-release)
    XL (extended-release)
    Modified-release pills often contain much larger quantities of active drug, so failure of the release mechanism may result in a large (possibly toxic) dose. For this reason, these pills should never be crushed, chewed, or split (unless the pill is scored).

    Enteric-Coated Pills are formulated so the pill is released in the intestines, passing through the stomach intact. The enteric-coating will not dissolve in the highly acidic environment of the stomach (low pH) and will only start to disintegrate further down the gastro-intestinal tract where the pH is closer to neutral. This is particularly useful for drugs that irritate the stomach.
    Enteric-coated pills are sometimes identified by the abbreviation
    EC or EN.

    Your pill is okay to split in half (a pill cutter from your local pharmacy can make the task easier) - but remember when doing so, you are halving the acetaminophen and the oxycodone dose.
    Last edited by Anonymous; 07-28-2018 at 10:03 PM.

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    Robo - Thank you for your help and for all of the information about splitting pills that are not scored. That's great information to know! Have a great day!
    DeeKay

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    You're welcome

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