Disease Information for Phenformin (DBI) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Pancreatitis Kids Recurrent
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Fasting hypoglycemia (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Glucose, blood (Lab)
Triglycerides (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Anion gap (Lab)
Lactic acid/Lactate (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Acidosis
Acidosis, metabolic
Drug induced Hypoglycemia
Drug induced Pancreatitis
Hypoglycemia
Lactic acidosis
Metabolic Acidosis with High Anion Gap
Pancreatitis, acute
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Toxin
TOXIN/Increases Respiratory Rate
Synonyms
Synonym
Phenformin (DBI) admin TOXIC, Brand name/DBI (Phenformin)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Drug discontinued/TOXIC (RX)
Definition

Biguanide drug TOXIC and no longer used; for diabetes in past caused lactic acidosis especially in alcoholics; supplanted by metformin; oral preparation

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NGC (National Guideline Clearinghouse)
Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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