Use Metformin in STABLE Kidney Disease

"Please see the April 2016 FDA statement concerning revised recommendations for use of metformin-containing products in patients with reduced kidney function."

You'll see metformin used more in patients with kidney disease.

Only half of all type 2 diabetes patients take metformin...partly due to concerns about renal function and lactic acidosis.

Metformin is currently contraindicated when serum creatinine (SCr) is ≥ 1.5 mg/dL in men or ≥ 1.4 mg/dL in women.

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