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Is Glumetza (metformin) safe for children?

Glumetza (metformin) is not recommended for children under 18 years old. Even though Type 2 diabetes is becoming more common among children, the effectiveness and safety of Glumetza has not been proven in this age range. Because its effects are unknown, you should talk to your child's doctor before having your child take Glumetza.

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