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From India:

What is the difference between 500 mg metformin and SR 500 mg metformin?


The extended release lasts 24 hours and seems to cause less gastrointestinal distress. It is more expensive though, so if you don't get side effects from the generic metformin you don't need to change.


Original posting 17 Dec 2003
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