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ea0056p497 | Diabetes therapy | ECE2018

A case with metformin overdose associated acidosis

Yilmaz Merve , Karatas Adnan , Kehribar Demet Yalcin

Introduction: Metformin-induced lactic acidosis (MALA) is one of the most important drug toxicities with high morbidity and mortality rates. Nonspecific symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, epigastric pain, hypotension, tachycardia, tachypnea, arrhythmia, renal insufficiency, coma and cardiac arrest can be seen. Here we are presenting a case with acidosis due to metformin overdose.Case: A 36-year-old female patient with a history of type 2 diabetes for thr...