Glimepiride/metformin - Sanofi

Drug Profile

Glimepiride/metformin - Sanofi

Alternative Names: Amaryl M; Amaryl M S.R.; Metformin/glimepiride; Solosamet

Latest Information Update: 01 Jun 2015

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At a glance

  • Originator Sanofi
  • Developer Handok Inc; Sanofi
  • Class Antihyperglycaemics; Biguanides; Small molecules; Sulfones; Sulfonylureas
  • Mechanism of Action AMP activated protein kinase stimulants; Gluconeogenesis inhibitors; Glucose modulators; Insulinotropin agonists; Potassium channel antagonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Type 2 diabetes mellitus

Most Recent Events

  • 01 Apr 2014 Sanofi completes the phase III LEGEND trial in Type 2 diabetes mellitus in Lebanon, Russia and Ukraine (NCT01699932)
  • 03 Oct 2013 Launched for Type-2 diabetes mellitus in South Korea (PO) some time prior to October 2013
  • 01 Jul 2013 Handok Pharmaceuticals is now called Handok Inc
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