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How a Pill Splitter Can Help You Save Money on Viagra

A pill splitter is a must-have tool for prescription drug users looking for ways to economize.

With the cost of prescription drugs skyrocketing, particularly in the United States, finding ways to cut your overall medication bill is more important than ever.

A pill splitter can be a big help in this endeavor.

Savvy prescription drug users have long recognized — and take full advantage of — one of the pharmaceutical industry’s little ironies.

Thirty pills of a name-brand drug’s 50-milligram tablets are often priced virtually identically with 30 tablets of the same drug’s 100-milligram tablets.

So if 50 milligrams of the drug, whatever it may be, produces the desired results, why not buy 30 100-milligram tablets and then split them to double the number of 50-milligram doses on hand?

Not All Pills Should Be Split

While pill splitting is a money-saving strategy for a wide array of medications, including Viagra and its generic alternative, it must be noted that some drugs simply should not be split.

Among these, according to Consumer Reports, are combination, long-lasting, and timed-release drugs. Hard- and enteric-coated tablets are also no-nos for splitting, as are capsules.

Pill splitters are inexpensive, so don’t make the mistake of trying to do the job with a kitchen knife. You’re more likely to hurt yourself and bungle the job in the process.

eDrugstore.com, a longtime online facilitator that’s been selling Viagra since it first came on the market, includes a complimentary pill splitter with all first orders. But that’s only one of the many extras eDrugstore offers its customers.

To learn more, visit its Erectile Dysfunction page.