[ met-fawr-min ]
/ mɛtˈfɔr mɪn /
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an oral drug, C4H11N5, used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes, often in combination with repaglinide.
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Researchers have found that metformin also reduces oxidative stress and inflammation, which otherwise increase as we age.A Renaissance of Genomics and Drugs Is Extending Human Longevity|Peter H. Diamandis, MD|June 26, 2020|Singularity Hub
Medical definitions for metformin
[ mĕt-fôr′mĭn ]
An oral antidiabetic agent that decreases glucose production by the liver and lowers plasma glucose levels.
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