TITLE

Metformin's contraindications should be contraindicated

AUTHOR(S)
McCormack, James; Johns, Kevin; Tildesley, Hugh
PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/30/2005, Vol. 173 Issue 5, p502
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Offers views on whether contraindications to metformin therapy are warranted for certain patients with type 2 diabetes. Contraindications to the use of metformin listed in the "Compendium of Pharmaceuticals and Specialties"; Benefits of metformin use; Risk of lactic acidosis among patients who use metformin.
ACCESSION #
17961356

 

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