Why are Ristela tablets so big? Julia November 15, 2019 15:10 Updated Follow Ristela tablets are big to ensure they contain the clinically efficacious dose of all primary ingredients. Related articles What are the major side effects of Ristela? Can Ristela be scored (cut in half) and taken in parts if the pill is too big for me to swallow? Can children (less than 18 years old) take Ristela? If I forgot to take Ristela one day, should I double my dose the next day? Do I have to take Ristela with food? How long before or after meals? Do I take it at bedtime? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.