Know When to Give Patients a "Green Light" to Cut or Crush Meds
You're the go-to resource for answers about whether patients can split or crush meds...due to cost, difficulty swallowing, etc.
Consider the med...and use a "stoplight approach" as a guide.
Green light. It's okay to split or crush most single-ingredient tabs withOUT a coating or modified-release mechanism (CR, LA, SR, etc).