endocrinology
Type 2 diabetes

Metformin shortage means T2D patients may have medication switch by pharmacists

A serious shortage of metformin modified-release (XR) 500mg tablets has led to recommendations for patients with type 2 diabetes to be have their medication substituted by a pharmacists. The TGA has issued a Serious Shortage Medicine Substitution Notice allowing pharmacists to substitute alternative options of immediate-release metformin 500mg or metformin modified-release 1000 mg tablets, without ...

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