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FDA Asks Five Companies to Recall Diabetes Drug Metformin

The move comes after it found higher-than-acceptable levels of a contaminant in extended-release versions of a drug that controls high blood sugar in type-2 diabetes patients

5/30/2020 1:15:00 AM

The move comes after it found higher-than-acceptable levels of a contaminant in extended-release versions of a drug that controls high blood sugar in type-2 diabetes patients

The move comes after it found higher-than-acceptable levels of a contaminant in extended-release versions of a drug that controls high blood sugar in type-2 diabetes patients.

May 29, 2020 1:02 pm ETThe Food and Drug Administration said it has asked five companies to voluntarily recall a diabetes drug, metformin, after the agency’s testing found higher-than-acceptable levels of a contaminant that could cause cancer.The widely used drug controls high blood sugar in type-2 diabetes patients. The FDA said it found the impurity in extended-release versions of the drug, not immediate-release versions that are more popular.

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