Metformin for preventing the progression of chronic kidney disease

Ragada El-Damanawi, Andrea K. Viecelli, Elaine M. Pascoe, Jonathan C. Craig, David W. Johnson, Andrew J. Mallett, Carmel M. Hawley, Thomas F. Hiemstra

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This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (Intervention). The objectives are as follows: This review aims to assess the effect of metformin therapy on kidney function in patients with CKD. The safety and dose tolerability of metformin use in this population will also be assessed.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberCD013414
Number of pages13
JournalCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 5 Sep 2019


  • metformin
  • kidney function
  • chronic kidney disease (CKD)


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