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Can you cut pain reliever Hydrocodone/Acetaminophen in half

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Can you cut pain reliever Hydrocodone/Acetaminophen in half
For shingles and will it cause breathing problems?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Anil replied 1 year ago.

Hello,

Yes,you can split Hydrocodone/Acetaminophen in half safely.

It can cause breathing problem however not so commonly.

You should try half dose of this medication.

If you still feel breathing issues then see your doctor for a clinical examination for further evaluation and management.

Let me know if you have any further query we can discuss it thoroughly.
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Expert:  Dr. Anil replied 1 year ago.

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