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Prescribing pearls: A guide to metformin

Pam Brown
The Prescribing pearls series focuses on practical prescribing of older drugs, sharing insights from experienced prescribers on how to optimise benefits and minimise adverse effects. The guides are concise, current and contain information relevant to primary care teams. This guide focuses on metformin.

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Publisher’s note: Article updated on 27th June to reflect new MHRA advice on vitamin B12 deficiency.

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