DrugBank ID: db04830
DrugCentral: buformin
Synonymous :1-butylbiguanide | buformina | buformine | buforminum

Drug Sentece Context

Table 1. Analysis of context sentence of buformin gene in 4 abstracts.

pmid sentence
32313883 During the 1971 outbreak of influenza, diabetic patients treated with the biguanides, phenformin and buformin, had a lower incidence of infection than diabetics treated with sulfonylureas or insulin. […] Both buformin and phenformin reduce the mortality of influenza in mice; phenformin is less effective than buformin. […] The inhalation of buformin or phenformin for influenza may be an effective novel treatment strategy that would limit the risk of systemic side-effects associated with biguanides due to the low inhaled dose.