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what are the dangers of niacinamide

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Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Ingestion: If a child drinks, eats or swallows something youthink may harm him call poison control. They will let you know what to do next. Always ask your chi ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Yes: Niacinamide fights against both sun damage such as discoloration and skin cancers and acne. One product line called NIA 24 has a particularly effecti ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Moran
32 years experience in Cardiology
No.: http://niacinamidecream.com/ 4% niacinamdie cream has been shown in randomized clinical trials to be as effective as 1% Clindamycin cream for removin ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Zevitz
36 years experience in Internal medicine
A large amount: The upper limit of the dose of niacinamide is over 3 grams. Most patients don't need nearly that much or can't take that much due to side effects such ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Cromwell
33 years experience in Clinical Lipidology
Lipid effect, flush: Niacin is a b vitamin that is often used to treat lipid (cholesterol and triglyceride) disorders. Nicotinamide is another vitamin in the vitamin b gro ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Shewbridge
32 years experience in Endocrinology
Good question.: The niacinamide form of Niacin is a b vitamin (it's in your cereal) which does not lower cholesterol like the nicotinic acid form of niacin. Since ni ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Mircea Petrina
23 years experience in Cardiology
Depends: Which lipid class you will be treating, so it might not be niacin.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Skin: Those ingredients likely wouldn't be a problem.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience in Internal Medicine
Acne: You may have rosacea. See your doctor or a dermatologist.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience in Pediatrics
Topicals: Sunscreen should be at least SPF 15. Vitamin C serum should be not be harmful, but watch for any redness or itching, especially after sun exposure.
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