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met·for·min

 (mĕt-fôr′mĭn)
n.
An oral hypoglycemic drug, C4H11N5, usually used in its hydrochloride form, that decreases glucose production by the liver and increases peripheral glucose uptake, used to treat type 2 diabetes.

[Probably met(hyl) + form(ic acid) + -in.]

metformin

(mɛtˈfɔːmɪn)
n
(Pharmacology) a drug, C4H11N5, used to treat type 2 diabetes
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Noun1.metformin - an antidiabetic drug (trade name Glucophage) prescribed to treat type II diabetes
antidiabetic, antidiabetic drug - a drug used to treat diabetes mellitus
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metformin

n metformina
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TYPES AND NAMES OF DIABETES MEDICATIONS* CLASS BRAND NAMES Biguanides Glucophage, Fortamet GLP-1 receptor agonists Trulicity, Tanzeum, Bydureon, Victoza DPP-IV inhibitors Januvia, Onglyza, Nesina SGLT-2 inhibitors Invokana, Farxiga, Jardiance Sulfonylureas Amaryl, Glucotrol, DiaBeta, Glynase Insulin Tresiba, Toujeo, Afrezza, Levemir, Lantus Combination drugs Janumet, Jentadueto, Kombiglyze, Tradjenta, Kazano, Oseni * This chart provides examples of some, but not all, medications used to treat diabetes.
As analysts expected, sales were aided by the generic version of type 2 diabetes drugs Glumetza and Fortamet, which both launched in the US last year.
The report adds that Mylan Laboratories, an American generic and specialty drug maker registered in the Netherlands, which is trying to get into the Fortamet market "could impact Fortamet sales for Lupin by 40-50 per cent".
launch of metformin hydrochloride extended-release tablets USP 500 mg and 1,000 mg, a generic version of Fortamet.
launch of Metformin Hydrochloride Extended-release Tablets USP, 500 mg and 1000 mg, a generic version of Watson's Fortamet.
Metformin also goes by the brand names Glucophage, Glumetza, Glucophage XR, and Fortamet.
Comment: Metformin (brand names, Glucophage, Fortamet, and others) is an oral hypoglycemic agent widely used to treat type 2 diabetes.
xx Actos, Amaryl, Avandamet, Avandia, chlorpropamide, Diabeta, Diabinese, Fortamet, Glipizide, Glipizide ER, Glipizide XL,Glucophage, Glucophage XR, Glucotrol, Glucotrol XL, Glucovance, glyburide, glyburide micronized, glyburide-metformin, Glynase, Glyset, Humalog, Humalog Mix 75/25, Humulin 50/50, Humulin 70/30, Humulin L, Humulin N, Humulin R, Humulin U, Iletin II Lente Pork, Iletin II NPH Pork, Iletin II Regular Pork, Iletin NPH, Lantus, Metaglip, metformin, metformin ER, Micronase, Novolin 70/30, Novolin L, Novolin N, Novolin R, Novolog, Novolog Mix 70/30, Prandin, Precose, Riomet, Starlix, tolazamide, tolbutamide, Tolinase, Velosulin Human BR ED = Erectile dysfunction; ICD-9-CM = International Classification of Diseases, 9th Edition, Clinical Modification; HCTZ = hydrochlorothiazide.
company will join hands in developing a combination drug based on Takeda's Actos and Andrx's Fortamet, Takeda said in a release.
M2 PHARMA-October 3, 2016-Mylan unveils generic Fortamet tablets in the US type 2 diabetes market
The product is a generic version of Watson's Fortamet.