Drug Profile


Alternative Names: FDC (gemigliptin/metformin HCl sustained release) - LG Chem; Metformin/gemigliptin; ZemiMet SR

Latest Information Update: 17 Aug 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator LG Life Sciences
  • Developer LG Chem
  • Class Antihyperglycaemics; Biguanides; Piperidines; Pyrimidines; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action AMP activated protein kinase stimulants; CD26 antigen inhibitors; Gluconeogenesis inhibitors; Glucose modulators
  • 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

  • 28 Nov 2017 LG Chem plans a phase I trial for Healthy Volunteers in December 2017 , (NCT03355014)
  • 15 Dec 2016 Biomarkers information updated
  • 01 Aug 2015 LG Life Sciences initiates a phase I trial in Healthy male volunteers in South Korea (NCT02670018)
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