ROCKVILLE, Md. The Food and Drug Administration has approved Indicus Pharma's generic version of Bristol-Myers Squibb's Glucophage, FDA records show.
The FDA approved Indicus' generic metformin hydrochloride tablets in 500 mg, 850 mg and 1 g strengths. The drug is used to lower blood sugar in patients with Type 2 diabetes.
Nearly 30 companies market generic versions of Glucophage.