Were you looking for more information about Metformin? Metform is a common misspelling of metformin.
Metformin (Glucophage®) is a medication that is commonly used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. It can help lower blood sugar levels by decreasing the amount of sugar absorbed into the body and decreasing sugar production in the liver. Metformin comes in an extended-release form, two long-acting forms, and a liquid version. Before using any of these metformin products, you should talk to your healthcare provider if you are pregnant, have congestive heart failure, or have kidney problems.
(Click Metformin for a full-length article on metformin that includes information on the effects of the drug, side effects that may occur, and dosing guidelines. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on metformin.)