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Metformin (Glucophage) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

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Metformin (Glucophage) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

What is the Generic Name for Glucophage?

metformin

What is the Trade Name for metformin?

Glucophage

What are the Indications of Metformin (Glucophage) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

management of Type II DM, PCOS

What are the Actions of Metformin (Glucophage) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

decreases glucose production in the liver, decreases absorption, increases cellular insulin sensitivity

What is the Therapeutic Class of Metformin (Glucophage) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

Antidiabetic

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Metformin (Glucophage) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

Biguanide

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Date Published - Oct 23, 2018
Date Modified - Apr 8, 2019

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