ISSN: 2423-6438  
J Renal Endocrinol. 2018;4(1): e2.

Letter to Editor

Antioxidative and anti-inflammatory effects of metformin; a new look to an old drug

Amin Hasanvand *

1 Department of Pharmacology and toxicology, Faculty of pharmacy, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad, Iran.
*Corresponding Author: Amin Hasanvand, Email:

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Metformin is broadly prescribed to treat high blood glucose in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. In addition, metformin has also been shown to have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects which it can be administered in the treatment of other medical conditions

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Submitted: 17 May 2017

Accepted: 25 Jun 2017
First published online: 04 Jul 2017
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