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  • n. The amide of niacin

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  • n. The amide of niacin (nicotinic acid), called also nicotinamide. It was at one time called vitamin B3, and can function to relieve nicotinic acid deficiency. Chemical formula C6H6N2O, chemically it is 3-pyridinecarboxamide.


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  • The condition can be difficult to manage in some dogs, but Jack responds well to a combination of tetracycline and a vitamin called niacinamide.

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  • Nicotinamide (known as niacinamide in this country) is a more water-soluble form of niacin and doesn't cause a "niacin flush."

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  • 'Also called niacinamide, it makes the blood flow more uniformly in the skin, effectively reducing localised inflammation,' says Dr Lowe.

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  • Use of tetracycline and niacinamide for treatment of autoimmune skin disease in 31 dogs.

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  • Lotions with niacinamide (a derivative of vitamin B3) can also help if you want to reduce brown spots and replenish the skin's moisture.

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  • Thinner people had greater increases in a metabolite named niacinamide, a nutrient byproduct that's involved in blood-sugar control, the team from Mass General and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard reported last week in the journal Science Translational Medicine.

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  • It is also known as niacin (nicotinic acid) and has two other forms, niacinamide (nicotinamide) and inositol hexanicotinate.

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  • Through multiple mechanisms, such as the anti-inflammatory capability as well as protection of the mitochondria and DNA, niacinamide significantly increases cell longevity.

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  • •Vitamin B3 is available in two forms, niacin and niacinamide.



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