Active Ingredient(s):Metformin FDA Approved: * June 3, 2005 Pharm Company: *DEPOMED INC Category:Diabetes
Metformin, sold under the brand name Glucophage, among others, is the first-line medication for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, particularly in people who are overweight. It is also used in the treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome. It is not associated with weight gain and is taken by mouth. It is sometimes used as an off-label augment to attenuate the risk...
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