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Table 7c. Metformin: Selected Clinical Data

Last Updated: December 1, 2022

The Panel’s recommendations for metformin are based on data from the clinical trials described in this table.

Table 7c. Metformin: Selected Clinical Data
Table 7c. Metformin: Selected Clinical Data


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