Fast Five Quiz: Metformin

Mary L. Windle, PharmD


December 22, 2020

Metformin is an oral medication commonly used as a first-line medication for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. More than 150 million people worldwide use metformin, and it is the fourth-most prescribed drug in the United States. Recent studies have examined the drug's role in COVID-19, as well as various other conditions.

Are you familiar with key information regarding this commonly used drug, including contraindications to avoid, adverse effects to watch for, and recommendations for use? Test your knowledge of metformin with this short quiz.


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