L'usine qui produira le Glucophage
(de differents dosages) a une capacite de production de 300 millions d'unites par an, extensible a 500 millions d'unites en une annee.
Merck a leading science and technology company, today announced that the British Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), has approved on November 2 an updated labeling for Glucophage
XR (extended release metformin) for the treatment of patients with type 2 diabetes.
The production agreement, under which Neopharma is working to manufacture two Merck Serono products -- Euthyrox, a hormone therapy treatment, and Glucophage
, a standard oral treatment for type 2 diabetes -- is catering to regional demand and helping to turn the UAE into a pharmaceutical export base.
The shortage of Glucophage
has been brought to the notice of the Health Ministry and it is because of some logistical issues being sorted out between the company and the agents.
Initially, two Merck Serono products will be manufactured by Neopharma: Euthyrox, a hormone therapy requiring a very stringent sterile environment for production and packaging, and Glucophage
, a standard oral treatment for people suffering from type 2 diabetes that helps control blood sugar levels.
Merck Serono markets Glucophage
, the worldwide leading brand in volumes of metformin[sup.
Metformin, marketed first by Bristol-Myers Squibb as Glucophage
and now available in generic form and a number of combinations, is widely prescribed to people with type 2 diabetes and may be extended to the treatment of certain cancers.
Fatima, a diabetic patient, had voiced apprehensions about the tablet, Glucophage
XR (500mg), saying it had shown up virtually unchanged in her stool.
I am a diabetic and on Glucotrol, Glucophage
, and insulin.
The plant, operating for 36 years, produces Pravachol for heart disease and Glucophage
The clear winner is metformin, sold as Glucophage
and generically for about $100 a year.
PAI-Fx is highly correlated with fasting serum insulin resistance, and Glucophage