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What is glucophage (metformin) used for?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Glucophage (metformin): Metformin is primarily for type 2 diabetes, also experimentally for polycystic ovarian disease, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease & premature puberty.

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What is glucophage (metformin)?

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Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
Glucophage (metformin) is: An oral medication usually used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus.
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What is metformin used for?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Diabetes: This is a mainstay drug for the treatment of diabetes type ii. It is inexpensive, effective but like all prescription medications should be taken with careful monitoring by your physician. If you have diabetes you have probably been prescribed this and need careful and daily care to prevent the severe complications of this disease.

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