Pharmacy Diabetes

Dipeptidyl peptidase 4 (DPP4) inhibitors-formulation-presentation

    • Modified release tablets in 500 mg and 1000 mg strengths.
    • Unless specified by the brand modified released tablets should not be halved or crushed at any time.
    • This form of Metformin has not been shown to have any increase in adverse effects compared to with the equivalent dose of the immediate release Metformin.
    • There is data to suggest the modified release may cause less gastrointestinal side effects than the immediate release.