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Adjunct to diet and exercise in type 2 diabetes as monotherapy, or (in adults) with a sulfonylurea or insulin. ≥17yrs: Monotherapy: Initially 500mg twice daily or 850mg once daily; may increase by 500mg/day at 1-week intervals or by 850mg/day in divided doses at 2-week intervals. Increased risk of hypoglycemia with alcohol, sulfonylureas, insulin, repaglinide.

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Or, may increase from 500mg twice daily to 850mg twice daily after 2 weeks. Adding to insulin: initially 500mg once daily; may increase by 500mg/day at 1-week intervals; max 2.5g/day.

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The UK Prospective Diabetes Study, a large clinical trial performed in 1980-90s, provided evidence that metformin reduced the rate of adverse cardiovascular outcomes in overweht patients with type 2 diabetes relative to other antihyperglycemic agents.

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