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Berberine is an isoquinoline alkaloid extracted from medicinal herbs, has been demonstrated to produce beneficial effects on diabetes and hyperlipidemia, fewer study reported its modification on lipid metabolism in schizophrenia. Metformin, have been used for metabolic abnormalities in schizophrenia, findings from these studies indicated that they did have some effect,which are still in experimental stage.This study is aim to compare the efficacy and safety of berberine and metformin for preventing metabolic dysfunction in schizophrenia patients.


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NCT number NCT03708549
Study type Interventional
Source Tianjin Anding Hospital
Contact Jie Li, PHD
Phone 022-88188006
Email tjlijie3827@163.com
Status Recruiting
Phase Phase 4
Start date July 1, 2018
Completion date December 1, 2019

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