a nicotinic acid

H  Niacin tablets
 ikotinovaya acid - vitamin preparation, designated like vitamin PP.

Pharmacological action

Niacin - a compound structurally similar to nicotinamide.

The use of nicotinic acid, it is important to stimulate blood circulation, brain, metabolism of amino acids, fats, carbohydrates and proteins.

Of great importance is the vitamin for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases. It helps to lower cholesterol, lipoprotein and triglyceride levels - substances that clog blood vessels, raise the pressure and the formation of blood clots restrict blood flow.

Product form

Release nicotinic acid tablets, as a solution.

Indications for use of nicotinic acid

Vitamin injected, taken orally are given subcutaneous and intramuscular injections of nicotinic acid.

Means, used for the treatment and prevention of pellagra, treatment of mild forms of diabetes, heart disease, ulcers, gastrointestinal tract, liver, enterocolitis, gastritis with low acidity, poorly healing skin lesions, for removal of vasospasm brain, arms and legs, the kidneys.

Also means include in the complex therapy of neuritis of the facial nerve, atherosclerosis, and various infections.


You can not enter the vitamin intravenously with hypertension do not apply when the means hypersensitivity.

With increased sensitivity to individual means may be replaced nicotinamide acid, except when the acid is designated as a vasodilator.

Instructions for use of nicotinic acid

Niacin is prescribed for the prevention of adult 15-25mg, children 5-20mg a day.

For the treatment of pellagra adults take niacin tablets of 100mg up to four p / day for 15-20dn. You can enter a 1% solution of acid - 1ml up to two p / day for 10-15dn. Children are 5-50mg two or three p / day.

For other indications for adults take vitamin 20-50mg, children - up to three p 5-30mg / day.

 Nicotinic acid injections
 As a means of expanding blood vessels in ischemic stroke, 1ml of nicotinic acid is administered intravenously.

Intramuscular and subcutaneous injections of nicotinic acid in contrast to intravenous painful. In order to avoid irritation can apply the sodium salt of nicotinic acid.

Due to the ability of this vitamin to expand blood vessels, nicotinic acid useful for hair - it stimulates their growth. For hair treatment solution is rubbed into the scalp for 30dn at 1 ml (one vial).

Apply the solution in its pure form, on a slightly damp, washed hair. After a month of treatment with nicotinic acid observed hair cleansing the scalp of dandruff, strengthening the roots of the hair grow on 4-6sm. If necessary, rubbing can be repeated periodically, with intervals of 15-20 days.

Nicotinic acid has been successfully used for weight loss. Correction weight contributes to the fact that vitamin accelerates metabolism, it helps to clear blood vessels, align cholesterol, bring heavy metals, toxins. The dosage of nicotinic acid diet for each person individually, and is 100-250mg per day. Is usually nicotinic acid tablets, not more than 1g per day, several times per day. Considered normal reaction to the acid in the form of redness and hot flushes. With increased acidity of gastric secretions take vitamin only after a meal.

side effects

The use of nicotinic acid can cause redness of the face, upper body, rash, numbness in the limbs, dizziness, fever tide. Pass these side effects yourself.

With the rapid introduction of intravenous vitamin can dramatically lower blood pressure and long-term use and high doses tool can provoke a fatty liver degeneration. To prevent this disease vitamin administered with methionine.