Generic Metformin

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)


Metformin Adverse Effects [FDA Report]

Metformin side effect


Synonyms
  • Metformin HCL
  • metformin hydrochloride

Metformin Chemical

3-(diaminomethylidene)-1,1-dimethylguanidine