When is metformin indicated in the treatment of hypertriglyceridemia (high triglyceride levels)?

Updated: Jul 23, 2021
  • Author: Mary Ellen T Sweeney, MD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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Patients with the metabolic syndrome are often treated with metformin, which improves impaired fasting glucose levels, frequently causes modest weight loss, and can lower triglyceride levels.

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