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Were you looking for information about Glucophage? Glucophase is a common misspelling of Glucophage.
Glucophage® (metformin) is a medication approved to control blood sugar levels in people who have type 2 diabetes. This prescription medication works by lowering the amount of sugar produced by the liver and by decreasing the amount of sugar the body absorbs. This medication comes in tablet form and is typically taken one to three times a day. Prior to taking Glucophage, make sure to talk to your healthcare provider about your medical history and any other medicines you are taking, including vitamins and herbal supplements.
(Click Glucophage to read the full eMedTV article on this medication. This article takes an in-depth look at the uses, effects, and possible side effects of Glucophage. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
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