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Phenformin (Fenformin)

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)
Also Known As:
Fenformin; Phenylethylbiguanide; Imidodicarbonimidic diamide, N-(2-phenylethyl)-
Networked: 351 relevant articles (8 outcomes, 22 trials/studies)

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Experts

1. Anisimov, Vladimir N: 4 articles (11/2015 - 01/2003)
2. Lea, Michael A: 3 articles (11/2015 - 02/2011)
3. Abt, Evan: 2 articles (11/2015 - 02/2013)
4. Fishbein, Michael C: 2 articles (11/2015 - 02/2013)
5. Seki, Atsuko: 2 articles (11/2015 - 02/2013)
6. Shackelford, David B: 2 articles (11/2015 - 02/2013)
7. Yang, Yi Yan: 2 articles (01/2015 - 11/2014)
8. Tan, Min-Han: 2 articles (01/2015 - 11/2014)
9. Gao, Shujun: 2 articles (01/2015 - 11/2014)
10. Krishnamurthy, Sangeetha: 2 articles (01/2015 - 11/2014)

Related Diseases

1. Lactic Acidosis
2. Neoplasms (Cancer)
3. Breast Neoplasms (Breast Cancer)
4. Frostbite
5. Body Weight (Weight, Body)

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Insulin (Novolin)
2. Metformin (Glucophage)
3. Biguanides
4. Buformin
5. Ethylestrenol (Maxibolin)
6. Clofibrate
7. Somatomedins (Somatomedin)
8. Nitroso Compounds
9. Aromatic Hydrocarbons
10. Fats

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Subcutaneous Injections
2. Heterologous Transplantation (Xenotransplantation)
3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
4. Oral Administration
5. Radical Mastectomy