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Phenformin

"Phenformin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A biguanide hypoglycemic agent with actions and uses similar to those of METFORMIN. Although it is generally considered to be associated with an unacceptably high incidence of lactic acidosis, often fatal, it is still available in some countries. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p290)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Phenformin" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Phenformin" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 12 publications over 10 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2014 and 2017
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