Metformin

Known as: Metformine, Dimethylbiguanid, Imidodicarbonimidic diamide, N,N-dimethyl- 
An agent belonging to the biguanide class of antidiabetics with antihyperglycemic activity. Metformin is associated with a very low incidence of… (More)
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2017
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2017
Metformin has been prescribed in pregnancy for over 40 years; for much of this time, use has been limited both in numbers and… (More)
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Review
2017
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2017
BACKGROUND AND AIM Although it is known that metformin can reduce risk of colorectal cancer, it is unclear whether it protects… (More)
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Review
2017
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2017
The liver is crucial for the maintenance of normal glucose homeostasis — it produces glucose during fasting and stores glucose… (More)
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Review
2017
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2017
Metformin is one of the most popular oral glucose-lowering medications, widely considered to be the optimal initial therapy for… (More)
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2017
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2017
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Since epidemiological studies first demonstrated a potential positive effect of metformin in reducing cancer… (More)
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2017
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2017
Metformin is quite frequently used off-label in type 1 diabetes to limit insulin dose requirement. Guidelines recommend that it… (More)
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Review
2017
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2017
Metformin is a widely prescribed medication that has been used to treat children with type 2 diabetes in the United States for… (More)
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Review
2017
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2017
OBJECTIVE Metformin has been used as a treatment option for polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) since 1994; however, more than a… (More)
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Review
2015
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2015
The aim of the present meta-analysis was to determine the efficacy and safety of metformin for the treatment of women with… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Type 2 diabetes affects approximately 8 percent of adults in the United States. Some risk factors--elevated plasma… (More)
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