Niacin tablets, provided by Douglas Laboratories, provide 100 mg of pure niacin in a scored uncoated tablet which can be broken in half when lower dosage is desired.
Niacin (vitamin BB P 3) occurs in the body as two metabolically active coenzymes, NAD (nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide) and NADP (NAD phosphate). The niacin coenzymes NAD and NADP have pervasive roles in energy-related and biosynthetic metabolic processes. At least 200 enzymes depend on these niacin cofactors. The NAD-dependent enzymes are involved in mostly catabolic, oxidative reactions that release energy from carbohydrate, fat, and protein, whereas the NADP-dependent enzymes more commonly function in biosynthetic pathways of such compounds as fatty acids and steroid hormones. Independent of its functions as NAD or NADP, niacin is also involved in the regulation of normal blood lipoprotein and cholesterol levels. Dietary niacin is generally well absorbed and taken up by the liver which converts it to NAD and NADP. Any excess niacin is metabolized by the liver and excreted by the kidneys.
|Suggested Use||One tablet or as directed by physician.|
*Daily Value (DV) not established.
|Other Ingredients||Cellulose, vegetable stearate and silica.|
|Warnings||Keep out of reach of children.|
|Name||Douglas Labs, Niacin 100 mg 100 Tablets|
|Serving Size||1 Tablet|
|Package Description||100 Tablets|
|Product Type||Corn Free, Dairy Free, Salt Free, Soy Free, Starch Free, Sugar Free, Wheat Free, Yeast Free|
I've had some problems taking timed release nicotinic acid but taking multiple tablets of this 100 mg dose over the entire day has worked well. My LDL has decreased significantly, HDL is up and only occassionally do I get any minor flushing.
Work like a champIf you are looking for real 100% niacin, vitamin B-3. This is the good stuff. I've been taking it for a few months and it works very well.
Will buy again, do recommend to friends.
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