Identification

Brand Name
Fortamet
Product Description
Fortamet is a prescription biguanide available in multiple countries including the United States. It was first marketed in 2004. It is available in an Oral Tablet, extended release. It contains one active ingredient: Metformin, in its salt form Metformin hydrochloride. Metformin is a medication used with diet and exercise to control blood sugar in diabetes and is sometimes used to control high blood sugar in a disease called polycystic ovary syndrome (or PCOS).
Ingredients
DrugSalt
MetforminMetformin hydrochloride

Pharmacology

Indications
Adjunct therapy in management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Prescription
Management of Polycystic Ovaries Syndrome Off Label
Used as adjunct in combination to manage Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in a regimen Prescription
Used as adjunct in combination to treat Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in a regimen Prescription
Used in combination to manage Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in a regimen Prescription
Products
DosageStrengthRouteLabellerMarketing StartMarketing EndNDC Code
Tablet, film coated, extended release500 mg/1OralSHIONOGI INC.2004-04-27-US flag 59630-574
Tablet, film coated, extended release1000 mg/1OralSHIONOGI INC.2004-04-27-US flag 59630-575
Tablet, extended release500 mg/1OralPhysicians Total Care, Inc.2006-03-24-US flag 54868-5558
Tablet, extended release1000 mg/1OralPhysicians Total Care, Inc.2010-02-18-US flag 54868-2894

Interactions