Metformin controlled release - Bristol-Myers Squibb/Merck

Drug Profile

Metformin controlled release - Bristol-Myers Squibb/Merck

Alternative Names: Glucophage SR; Glucophage XR; Metformin extended release - Bristol-Myers Squibb; Metformin extended release - Merck; Metformin XR - Bristol-Myers Squibb

Latest Information Update: 24 May 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Merck & Co
  • Developer Bristol-Myers Squibb; Merck & Co; Zuellig Pharma
  • Class Antihyperglycaemics; Biguanides; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action AMP activated protein kinase stimulants; Gluconeogenesis inhibitors
  • 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

  • 15 Mar 2016 Biomarkers information updated
  • 26 Sep 2014 Launched for Type-2 diabetes mellitus in Germany (PO)
  • 01 Dec 2004 Launched for Type-2 diabetes mellitus in USA (PO)
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