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Metformin


This article discusses the clinical presentation of endometriosis, endometrial hyperplasia and polycystic ovarian syndrome, and the role that metformin has in the management of each condition. By Kevin de Vries, …

Reassuring messages from TGA after investigation reveals some contaminated Metformin batches  The risk to patients who have taken metformin that is potentially lightly contaminated with a potentially carcinogenic nitrosamine has …

Metformin shortage substitution warning period extended to the end of the year  The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has extended its Serious Shortage Substitution Notice for metformin modified-release 500 mg tablets …

The first medicine has been added to the TGA’s new Serious Medicine Shortage List for therapeutic substitution by pharmacists – but is the new process fit for purpose? The TGA …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news   Identifying prevalence and risk factors for metformin non-persistence Non-persistence to therapy may be a significant barrier to the use of …

A new combination therapy for type 2 diabetes, which can be prescribed alongside metformin, is set to be listed on the PBS from 1 April Glyxambi, a new oral, fixed-dose …

Apotex and the TGA are advising of a recall of a batch of metformin Apotex, in consultation with the TGA, is warning consumers and health professionals that it is recalling …

More needs to be done so situations mirroring last year’s metformin shortages don’t happen again, they say Medicines shortages are rife and the current processes don’t seem to be helping, …

Weekly Dose: metformin, the diabetes drug developed from French lilac Merlin Thomas, Baker IDI Heart & Diabetes Institute Metformin is the most widely used drug to treat type 2 diabetes …

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 …

Availability of all extended release products now limited: TGA The crisis over low supply of metformin has worsened, with all extended release products now being classified as having limited availability. …

Additional brands of extended release tablets have been added to the shortage list, while others are now more readily available Following the TGA’s metformin shortage alert in mid-June, some brands have now …