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Changes to Metformin product availability, TGA advises  

The TGA is advising that four Metformin products have been restored to a status of ‘available’ after previous supply issues.

The four products are:

  • DIABEX XR 500 metformin hydrochloride 500 mg extended release tablet blister pack
  • DIAFORMIN XR metformin hydrochloride 500 mg extended release tablet blister pack
  • DIABEX XR 1000 metformin hydrochloride 1000 mg extended release tablet blister pack
  • DIAFORMIN XR 1000 metformin hydrochloride 1000 mg extended release tablet blister pack.

These products are now at the status of available, after previously being listed as ‘limited availability’.

The ‘Affected products’ table below has been updated to reflect the current status of the shortages.

Additionally, the information below has been updated to advise pharmacists that, if they are unable to obtain metformin extended release products that are currently available through their regular wholesaler, they should contact an alternative wholesaler to try to secure stock.

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