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Metformin: Oral Medication for Type 2 Diabetes - Metformin and Diabetes

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Metformin (brand names Fortamet, Glucophage, Glumteza, Glucophage XR, Riomet) is an oral medication used alone or with other medications to treat type 2 diabetes. It is also available as the combination drug rosiglitazone/metformin (Avandamet).

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