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metformin

Ligand Summary
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Description
A biguanide hypoglycemic agent used in the treatment of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus not responding to dietary modification. Metformin improves glycemic control by improving insulin sensitivity and decreasing intestinal absorption of glucose. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p289)
Synonyms & Links
DrugCentral: 1725
LyCHI:  JGRU8YTL5RPV


Target Activities