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What are the dangers of niacinamide

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Dr. Julan Crane
Pediatrics 25 years experience
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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Dr. Louise Andrew
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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
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Moran
Cardiology 33 years experience
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
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Zevitz
Internal medicine 37 years experience
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
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Cromwell
Clinical Lipidology 34 years experience
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
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Shewbridge
Endocrinology 33 years experience
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
Cardiology 24 years experience
Depends: Which lipid class you will be treating, so it might not be niacin.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Skin: Those ingredients likely wouldn't be a problem.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 30 years experience
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.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Please consult this site for effective home care for acne. http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment Wish yo... Read More

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