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Biguanides MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Biguanides
Tree Number(s)
D02.078.370.141
Unique ID
D001645
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001645
Scope Note
Derivatives of biguanide (the structure formula HN(C(NH)NH2)2) that are primarily used as oral HYPOGLYCEMIC AGENTS for the treatment of DIABETES MELLITUS, TYPE 2 and PREDIABETES.
Entry Term(s)
Biguanide
Pharm Action
Hypoglycemic Agents
Registry Number
0
Public MeSH Note
66
History Note
66(65)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
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