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 ...
Type 2 diabetes
Metformin shortage means T2D patients may have medication switch by pharmacists
By Michael Woodhead
14 May 2020