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Metformin

"Metformin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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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)


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Metformin" by people in this website by year, and whether "Metformin" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 148 publications over 23 distinct years, with a maximum of 15 publications in 2017
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