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Risk of fatal and nonfatal lactic acidosis with metformin use in type 2 diabetes mellitus

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, April 2010
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (98th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (90th percentile)

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Title
Risk of fatal and nonfatal lactic acidosis with metformin use in type 2 diabetes mellitus
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, April 2010
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd002967.pub4
Pubmed ID
Authors

Salpeter, Shelley R, Greyber, Elizabeth, Pasternak, Gary A, Salpeter, Edwin E, Shelley R Salpeter, Elizabeth Greyber, Gary A Pasternak, Edwin E Salpeter (posthumous)

Abstract

Metformin is an oral anti-hyperglycemic agent that has been shown to reduce total mortality compared to other anti-hyperglycemic agents, in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Metformin, however, is thought to increase the risk of lactic acidosis, and has been considered to be contraindicated in many chronic hypoxemic conditions that may be associated with lactic acidosis, such as cardiovascular, renal, hepatic and pulmonary disease, and advancing age.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Brazil 4 1%
Spain 2 <1%
United States 2 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Italy 1 <1%
South Africa 1 <1%
Hong Kong 1 <1%
Mexico 1 <1%
Denmark 1 <1%
Other 4 1%
Unknown 378 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 72 18%
Researcher 59 15%
Student > Postgraduate 48 12%
Student > Bachelor 45 11%
Student > Ph. D. Student 39 10%
Other 101 26%
Unknown 32 8%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 256 65%
Nursing and Health Professions 19 5%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 18 5%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 16 4%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 10 3%
Other 30 8%
Unknown 47 12%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 45. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 28 January 2020.
All research outputs
#429,516
of 14,332,499 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#1,190
of 10,948 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#4,130
of 212,815 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#50
of 532 outputs
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