Pill Splitting: Psychiatric Pills With Splitting Potential

Here's a list of psychiatric medications (antidepressants, antipsychotics, anti-anxiety medications) with splitting potential.

Drugs and Their Clinical Use

Clonazepam (Klonopin): panic disorder, epilepsy
Citalopram (Celexa): depression
Paroxetine (Paxil): depression, anxiety
Nefazodone (Serzone): depression
: impotence
: depression
Olanzapine (Zyprexa): schizophrenia, bipolar disorder

Potential Cost Savings From Pill Splitting Graph

Warning: Do not make any changes in your medications or the way you take your medications without first talking it over with your doctor.

Source: Stanford University Medical Center; Veterans Administration Medical Center, Ashville, N.C.

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APA Reference
Staff, H. (2007, February 7). Pill Splitting: Psychiatric Pills With Splitting Potential, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2024, July 25 from

Last Updated: June 18, 2016

Medically reviewed by Harry Croft, MD

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