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Metformin- Uses and Side Effects

What is Metformin?

Metformin is basically a drug or medication used to cure Diabetes (especially type 2 diabetes). Metformin comes under the class of drugs called biguanides. Metformin mainly controls the amount of sugar(glucose) level in the blood. Metformin helps to decrease the amount of glucose anyone absorbs from the food and also the amount of glucose produced by the liver.

Mechanism of action of Metformin

The molecular mechanism of metformin is quite different and tough to understand. Many types of potential mechanisms of action have been proposed for metformin-

What are the uses of Metformin Medication?

What exactly metformin does do to the body?

How to use metformin(oral route)?

What are the side effects of Metformin?

Metformin comes under the category of a complex drug with multiple sites of action and with multiple molecular mechanisms. Metformin acts directly or indirectly on the liver to lower glucose or sugar production and acts on the colon to increase glucose utilization and alter the microbiome.



We Specialty Care Clinics help you to understand the mechanism of metformin and provide you with the best medications for diabetes and the best outcome from the medications. If anyone of you has diabetes or need consultation on the uses of metformin, connect with us at 469-545-9983

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