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New research links metformin to decreased mortality risk in female patients hospitalised with COVID-19

December 4, 2020
Medical Communications, Research and Development COVID-19, Vaccine, metformin

Researchers from the University of Minnesota Medical School (UMMS) and UnitedHealth Group have uncovered potential benefit of metformin, a generic …


Nostrum Laboratories recalls metformin tablets over safety concerns

November 4, 2020
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development Nostrum laboratories, metformin, recall

Missouri-based Nostrum Laboratories has issued a product recall of its type 2 diabetes drug metformin to the FDA over concerns …


Common diabetes drug can protect against age-related macular degeneration, research shows

October 31, 2018
Research and Development age-related macular degeneration, diabetes, eye, metformin, pharma

A Taiwanese research team has demonstrated a link between the use of the common diabetes medication metformin and significantly lower …


Sanofi’s LixiLan meets target in Phase III diabetes trial

September 16, 2015
Research and Development Lantus, LixiLan, Lixisenatide, Lxyumia, Sanofi, diabetes, insulin glargine, metformin, type 2 diabetes

Sanofi’s Phase III clinical trial of its Lixilan treatment has achieved its primary endpoint in patients with type 2 diabetes, …

Merck Serono breaks ground in China with new plant

August 27, 2014
Manufacturing and Production, Sales and Marketing China, Merck Serono, manufacturing, metformin

Merck Serono has broken ground for its new pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Nantong, China. The new facility, which will be …

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Sun Pharma comes under FDA import alert

March 17, 2014
Manufacturing and Production Sun Pharma, diabetes, gabapentin, manufacturing, metformin, recall

The reputation of India’s pharma sector has been dealt a further blow after yet another drugmaker was placed under an …

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