Definition of Phenformin

1. Noun. An antidiabetic drug of the biguanide class. ¹



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Medical Definition of Phenformin

1. A biguanide hypoglycaemic 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. Pharmacological action: hypoglycaemic agents. Chemical name: Imidodicarbonimidic diamide, N-(2-phenylethyl)- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phenformin

phenethylamines
phenetic
pheneticillin
pheneticist
pheneticists
phenetics
phenetidine
phenetidine N-acetyltransferase
phenetol
phenetole
phenetoles
phenetols
phenetsal
pheneturide
phenformin (current term)
phenformin hydrochloride
phengite
phengites
phenglutarimide
phenglutarimide hydrochloride
phengodid
phengodids
phengophobia
phenic
phenicarbazide
phenicine
phenicopter
phenindamine
phenindamine tartrate

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