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Dr ordered Metformin HCL ER 24hr 500mG (OSM) and the mail order pharmacy is sending Fortamet.500mG Is there a difference between what the Dr ordered and the generic Metformin HCL ER 24 ?.......I know that Fortamet is a brand and costs much more than the generic.Metformin HCL ER 24 hrs.......Waht does the (OSM) indicate? ## The Fortamet is the same as what your doctor prescribed, it is just a name brand, rather than a generic. Learn more Metformin details here. From what I can find, the OSM stands for Osmotic, it is used to stress that you get a maximized extended release version, which is what the Fortamet is. Are there any other questions or comments? ...
Updated 2 years ago in Metformin.
Tue, Oct 16 '12, 2:39 PM

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