Can Ristela be scored (cut in half) and taken in parts if the pill is too big for me to swallow? Julia November 15, 2019 15:10 Updated Follow Yes, Ristela tablets are already scored and may be broken in half. Related articles Can Ristela be crushed and dissolved? Why are Ristela tablets so big? Do I have to take Ristela with food? How long before or after meals? Do I take it at bedtime? What are the major side effects of Ristela? Can children (less than 18 years old) take Ristela? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.