All of you must have done it at some time or the other in your lifetime - splitting tablets or pills into two. While your doctor might have suggested it at times sometimes you even do this since the pain is not 'bad enough' or the problem is not 'big enough'. What you need to know is that it may not be safe every time. Besides there is a right and wrong method of doing it and a strong reason behind why physicians may practise it. To clear your confusion here are answers to your questions with inputs from Dr.