What is Glucophage? rmin hydrochloride) is an oral medication of the biguanide class of drugs used for treatment of noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. How does Glucophage work? It is thought to help the body use the insulin it already produces. It also reduces glucose production in the liver and does not cause hyperinsulinemia, or an overproduction of insulin, which may be a risk factor for heart disease. How will Glucophage be used? Glucophage may be prescribed as an adjunct to ...

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