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Ugeskr Laeger. 2002 Apr 8;164(15):2025-8.

[Metformin. Mode of action and effect of monotherapy and combination therapy on glucose metabolism in type 2 diabetes].

[Article in Danish]

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H:S Hvidovre Hospital, medicinsk endokrinologisk afdeling.

Abstract

The aim of the review is to give a short presentation of the pharmacological properties and effectiveness of metformin. Existing evidence for the clinical use of metformin, both in monotherapy and in combination with other classes of anti-diabetics, is discussed. Overall, metformin presents a very favourable profile in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

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11985000
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