Who Manufactures Your Metformin - Does It Make A Difference ?
Hello all, it's been awhile since I've actually posted, have been checking in & reading the posts. Well...I've got a dilemma here and thought who better to ask than the folks on this board, right? I take Metformin HCL ER once daily. When I had my prescription filled this time I noticed the manufacturer had changed. I remember seeing a thread on this board quite some time ago referring to manufacturers/medications but can't seem to locate it. - Does this medication perform differently depending upon who manufactured it? - Who is the manufacturer of your Metformin? - Is one 'brand' better than the other of Metformin? Previously mine had always been filled using 'Teva USA' as the manufacturer; that has now switched to SUN PHARMACEUTICALS. Kroger Pharmacy's explanation for the switch is 'Teva's prices must have risen, and in order to keep this medication on the $4 list, we will now be carrying the other brand. You guys are awesome, so knowledgeable; I've learned so much on this board...so....thoughts? I am always leery about generic meds being as effective as the name brand meds. I started doubting the generics years ago when I was on Fen-Phen, the diet drugs. The one Phen....is phent Continue reading >>