Metformin Extended Release versus Immediate Release for Type 2 Diabetes


( Last Updated : June 3, 2022)
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RB1616-000

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  1. What is the comparative clinical effectiveness of metformin extended release versus metformin immediate release for people with type 2 diabetes?
  2. What is the comparative cost-effectiveness of metformin extended release versus metformin immediate release for people with type 2 diabetes?



Key Message

Two systematic reviews, 5 randomized controlled trials, and 2 non-randomized studies about the comparative clinical effectiveness of metformin extended release versus metformin immediate release for people with type 2 diabetes were identified.

No economic evaluations were identified about the comparative cost-effectiveness of metformin extended release versus metformin immediate release for people with type 2 diabetes.