Not Medical Advice: Pill imprint IP 178 has been identified as Metformin hydrochloride extended release 500 mg.
Metformin is used in the treatment of diabetes, type 2, polycystic ovary syndrome, insulin resistance syndrome and female infertility. It belongs to the drug class non-sulfonylureas.
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