Disease Information for Metformin (Glucophage) Administration/Toxicity

Ads
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Alcoholism/chronic alcoholic
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Vitamin B12, serum (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
ADH/Antidiuretic Hormone/Vasopressin/Oxytocin level (Lab)
Anion gap (Lab)
Lactic acid/Lactate (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Acidosis
Acidosis, metabolic
Anorectic medication effect/toxicity
Drug induced Hypoglycemia
Hypoglycemia
Hypovitaminosis B12
Lactic acidosis
Metabolic Acidosis with High Anion Gap
Pancreatitis, acute
Vitamin B12 deficiency
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Anti-diabetic medication (example)
DRUG/B12 absorption inhibition
DRUG/mTOR Pathway block/Anti-tumor effect
DRUG/Potential Tumorcidal lung/pancreas/melanoma/Prostate
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Toxin
TOXIN/Increases Respiratory Rate
Synonyms
Synonym
Dimethylbiguanidine, Dimethylguanylguanidine, Imidodicarbonimidic diamide N N dimethyl, metformin, Metformin (product), Metformin (substance), METFORMIN PREPARATION, Brand name/Actoplus Met Combination, Brand name/Avandamet (Rosiglitazone/Metformin), Brand name/Fortamet (Metformin), Brand name/Glucophage (Metformin), Brand name/Glucovance (Glyburide-Metformin), Brand name/Glycon (Metformin), Brand name/Janumet (Sitagliptin-Metformin) combination, Brand Name/Jentadueto (Linagliptin And Metformin) Combination, Brand name/Metaglip (Glipizide/Metformin), Brand name/Prandimet (Rapaglinide-Metformin)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Dose 1000 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 500 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 850 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose BID Medication
DRUG/Dose once daily (RX)
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

Anti-diabetic drug BiGuanide; Multiple good effects-works directly on liver, muscle and fat cells; Biguanide-type drugs can cause Lactic acidemia with alcohol abuse; oral preparation

(Edit)

External Links Related to Metformin (Glucophage) Administration/Toxicity
Google
Wikipedia
Merck
Images
PubMed (National Library of Medicine)
NGC (National Guideline Clearinghouse)
Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
Ads