[Effect of phenformin on fat-carbohydrate metabolism in pregnant rats].


Rats given phenphormin, an antidiabetic biguanide, from the 1st (8th) day of pregnancy displayed a fall of cholesterol, phospholipids and free fatty acids in the blood; no maldevelopment of the fetus or placenta was seen. Permissibility of prescription of biguanides during pregnancy is discussed. 


  • Presentations referencing similar topics