In this Article
- What other names is Inositol Nicotinate known by?
- What is Inositol Nicotinate?
- How does Inositol Nicotinate work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Inositol Nicotinate.
Some inositol nicotinate products are promoted as "no-flush" niacin because some people think they don't cause as much flushing as regular niacin. But this potential benefit has not been proven in studies.
Do not use inositol nicotinate if:
- You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
- You have allergies.
- You have a bleeding disorder.
- You have coronary (heart) artery disease.
- You have chest pain (angina).
- You have diabetes.
- You have gallbladder disorders.
- You have gout.
- You have low blood pressure (hypotension).
- You have kidney disorders.
- You are allergic to niacin.
- You have a disorder causing ulcers in the stomach or intestines (peptic ulcer disease).
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