Information about Phenformin
Phenformin is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
How phenformin works
Phenformin is an anti-diabetic medication. It lowers the production and absorption of glucose in your body and allows better use of existing insulin.
Common side effects of phenformin
Nausea, Altered taste, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Bloating, Loss of appetite
Available Medicine for PhenforminNo medicine available
Expert advice for Phenformin
- Phenformin has been withdrawn from the market due to the high incidence of lactic acidosis, a life-threatening side effect.