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Metformin

Introduction

Name

  • Metformin.

Class of drug

  • Biguanide (oral antidiabetic).

Description

Chemical name

  • 1,1-dimethylbiguanide hydrochloride.

Physical properties

  • White crystalline powder.
  • Soluble in water.

Uses

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Indications

Administration

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Pharmocokinetics

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Precautions

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Nelson R, Spann D, Elliott D, Brondos A & Vulliet R (2004)Evaluation of the oral antihyperglycemic drug metformin in normal and diabetic cats.J Vet Intern Med.18(1), 18-24PubMed.

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