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11/26/2019

FDA approves Glenmark’s generic Glumetza extended-release tablets

David Salazar
Managing Editor
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The Food and Drug Administration has approved Glenmark Pharmaceuticals’ generic of Salix Pharmaceuticals Glumetza (metformin hydrochloride) extended-release tablets. Glenmark’s generic will be available in 500- and 1000-mg dosage strengths. 

The drug is indicated in the management of Type 2 diabetes. 

The branded product saw sales of $226.7 million in the year ended September 2019, according to IQVIA data. 

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