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Prolong use of metformin lead to deficiency of which vitamin? (LQ)



A B1
B B6

C B12
D None of the above

Ans. C

B12

Oral hypoglycemics

1). Metformin.

a). It has got anorexic effect so it causes loss of body weight.

b). It is the drug of choice for obese type II diabetes. It does not cause hypoglycemia.Q

c). SE - nausea and diarrhoea.

d). It should not be used in CRF, liver failure & alcoholics (due to risk of lactic acidosis).

e). Metformin therapy does not need plasma level monitoring. Q

f). Prolong use can cause Vit B12 deficiency.

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