What conditions are contraindicated for Metformin?

Bottom line:  Contraindicated in patients with diabetes complicated by acute or chronic metabolic acidosis, renal impairment, congestive heart failure requiring medical therapy, known hypersensitivity to metformin hydrochloride or other ingredient in the medication.

For details, see Metformin.  In:  Dynamed   See section on Cautions and Adverse Effects.

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