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  1. Metformin is used alone or with other medications, including insulin, to treat type 2 diabetes (condition in ... control the amount of sugar in the blood). Metformin is in a class of drugs called biguanides. ...
  2. The combination of glyburide and metformin is used to treat type 2 diabetes (condition in which the body does not use insulin normally and therefore cannot control ...
  3. Metformin and Pregnancy (Organization of Teratology Information Specialists) - PDF  
    ... or visit us online at: www.OTISpregnancy.org . Metformin and Pregnancy This sheet talks about the risks ... advice from your health care provider. What is metformin? Metformin is an oral medication used to treat ...
  4. Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study (DPPOS) Questions and Answers From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
    ... by 18 percent and 34 percent, respectively. Is metformin approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ... exercise reduced diabetes risk, as did treatment with metformin. By combining these interventions, could diabetes risk be ...
  5. ... make people more sensitive to insulin, such as metformin (Fortamet ® , Gluco- phage®, Glumetza®, Riomet®) acidosis, so research ... L). FBG – See “Fasting blood glucose.” Fortamet ® (generic: metformin) – A drug that makes people more sensitive to ...
  6. Oral Diabetes Drugs (Treating Type 2 Diabetes) (Consumers Union of U.S.) - PDF  
    ... cost generics. Discuss these choices with your doctor. • Metformin and Metformin Sustained Release alone or with glipizide or glimepiride • ... of dollars a month by switching to generic metformin, a Consumer Reports Best Buy Drug. Consumer Reports ...
  7. ... Falls Short as Heart Failure Drug in Study Metformin does not have protective effect on left ventricle, ... trial dispute previous findings that showed the drug, metformin, could have a protective effect on the heart. " ...
  8. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) (Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health)  
    ... acne and hair growth. Diabetes medications. The medicine metformin (Glucophage) is used to treat type 2 diabetes. ... Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for this use. Metformin affects the way insulin controls blood glucose (sugar) ...
  9. Medicines for Type 2 Diabetes: A Review of the Research for Adults (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)  
    ... symbol. Biguanides Block the liver from making sugar Metformin Glucophage® Lowers A1C by about 1 point Lowers “ ... compared with other medicines Liraglutide Victoza® Combinations Glyburide/metformin Lowers A1C by about 2 points Metformin/pioglitazone ...
  10. Women and Diabetes -- Diabetes Medicines (Food and Drug Administration)  
    ... into your cells. Brand Name Other Name Fortamet Metformin Glucophage Metformin Glucophage XR (extended release) Metformin Glumetza Metformin Riomet Metformin Some Things To Think ...
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