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Therapeutic monitoring is done for all of the following except: (LQ)
Ans. B Metformin
- Metformin is a biguanide and is the drug of choice for obese diabetic patients.
- The drug has anorectic properties and is therefore used for this purpose.
- The drug has wide therapeutic index and that’s why it does not need therapeutic monitoring.
- Most common side effect of metformin is dyspepsia and it does not produce any hypoglycemia.