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AARP Bulletin, September 1, 2003
If you've tried just about everything to save money on prescription drugs, you may want to put your pills on the chopping block. Splitting pills in half can sometimes give you two pills for the price of one. We're not talking about taking a lower dose than prescribed or skipping a dose altogether. But some pills of different strengths (e.g., 20 mg and 40 mg) are sold for the same (or nearly the same) price.
Here are some tips on how to split pills safely and cost-effectively:
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