Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 2017 Nov 8:ajprenal.00443.2017. Epub 2017 Nov 8.
Department of Urology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.
Existing drugs that have been used in clinical practice for other purposes can prove useful for reutilization, since much of the safety profile, pharmacokinetics have been completed. Therefore, the drugs can enter clinical practice for variety of causes with less regulatory burden. Metformin may prove to be such a drug where it may have a role in other diseases, beside management of diabetes. Read More