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Chemical Phenformin

Name Phenformin
CAS Type 1 Name Imidodicarbonimidic diamide, N-(2-phenylethyl)-
Equivalent Terms Fenformin | Phenylethylbiguanide
CAS Registry Number 114-86-3
Definition A biguanide hypoglycemic agent with actions and uses similar to those of METFORMIN. Although it is generally considered to be associated with an unacceptably high incidence of lactic acidosis, often fatal, it is still available in some countries. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p290)
Structure Phenformin
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MeSH® ID D010629
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Phenformin Has associated genes Has associated diseases
  4-hydroxyphenformin
  phenethylguanidine
  Suguan
  tolbutaphen