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Metformin taken OD helps in type 2 diabetes

by Medindia Content Team on  April 9, 2006 at 6:28 PM Diabetes News   - G J E 4
Metformin taken OD helps in type 2 diabetes
Latest health claims are that is the medicine metformin is taken once daily it is safe and effective in type 2 diabetes.
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In the words of co-author Dr. Bret Berner, "With this extended-release formula, you can give the patients up to 2000 mg a day. The new formulation, which goes by the brand name Glumetza, seems to improve "patients' tolerability for higher doses."

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Dr. Bret Berner is chief scientific officer and vice president of product development at Menlo Park, California-based Depomed, the maker of the product.

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