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Can I split unscored Famvir?

Discussion in 'Antivirals, Antibiotics and Immune Modulators' started by minkeygirl, Nov 8, 2013.

  1. minkeygirl

    minkeygirl Senior Member

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    I got my Famvir yesterday and I'm feeling pretty bad right now. Mild nausea, headache, and totally wrung out.

    I would like to lower the dose to 125 mgs 2x/day but the tabs are not scored. I thought you shouldn't split something if it isn't scored.

    Can I split them?

    Mink
  2. heapsreal

    heapsreal iherb 10% discount code OPA989,

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    i do with 500mg pills??
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    heapsreal iherb 10% discount code OPA989,

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    I shouldnt be replying this time of the morning?? should be fast asleep as i wake up in 3hrs for work, aarrgghh
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  4. minkeygirl

    minkeygirl Senior Member

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    You're up late!

    I'm feeling sick so I wonder if splitting a 250 mg and doing 125 mg twice a day would help or prolong the agony.
  5. minkeygirl

    minkeygirl Senior Member

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    I know. What is wrong with you? Maybe you should start chugging your Pepsi Max?
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    i wld but that's just me??
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  7. heapsreal

    heapsreal iherb 10% discount code OPA989,

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    wouldnt hurt to try 125mg twice a day. Sounds like maybe famvir is hitting bugs the acyclovir wasnt getting. If it gets rough back down to dosing once a day for awhile if needed??
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    minkeygirl Senior Member

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    I did yesterday then I remember hearing if it isn't scored you should split it.
  9. heapsreal

    heapsreal iherb 10% discount code OPA989,

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    i am, lol. i didnt have any after 4pm to see if it would help sleep????
  10. minkeygirl

    minkeygirl Senior Member

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    That's what I'm thinking to Heaps. All sorts of new little critters getting zapped. I can put up with a lot, I just hate nausea.

    I took 250mgs this a.m. won't take any more today.
  11. heapsreal

    heapsreal iherb 10% discount code OPA989,

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    only if pills are slow release type, SR or XR
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    heapsreal iherb 10% discount code OPA989,

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    ondansetron is what u need??
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    minkeygirl Senior Member

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    Ok. I knew that just wasn't sure. Thanks for the advice mate!
  14. minkeygirl

    minkeygirl Senior Member

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    What is that?
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    heapsreal iherb 10% discount code OPA989,

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    ondansertron, spely wrong first time, anti nausea drug
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    heapsreal iherb 10% discount code OPA989,

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    Im going to bed, cant spell/spely
  17. minkeygirl

    minkeygirl Senior Member

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    Just googled it. It's not that bad. Just a tinge. Seems to be getting better.

    I also just remembered I took some Senna last night and it was a different kind than I had before so maybe that is it. I'll see how the day goes.
  18. minkeygirl

    minkeygirl Senior Member

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    Good night!
  19. Sparrowhawk

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    I can vouch for ondansertron, works for me every time.
  20. minkeygirl

    minkeygirl Senior Member

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    @Sparrowhawk ,

    Thanks. My nausea is mostly better but this morning it wasn't severe at all. Just sort of there. The biggest problem I'm having is I"m in a total fog. I can barely open my eyes or think straight. I feel like I haven't slept for days.

    Ugh, this is miserable.

    mink

    (did it cause drowsiness? I think most antiemtics knock you out)

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