Were you looking for more information about Metformin? Metaformin is a common misspelling of metformin.
Metformin (Glucophage®) is a prescription drug approved for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. By reducing the amount of sugar absorbed into the body and decreasing sugar production in the liver, the medication can help the body respond better to its own insulin. Metformin comes in tablet and liquid form, and is also available in two long-acting forms. Potential side effects of the medicine include nausea or vomiting, indigestion, gas, and weakness.
(Click Metformin for more information on how metformin works, when and how to take the drug, the conditions you should tell your doctor about before starting treatment. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on metformin.)