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Australian approved name (AAN): Nicotinamide

Common names and synonyms:
Niacinamide
Nicotinamide anhydrous
Niacin; Vitamin B3
Pyridine-3-carboxamide

Molecular formula: C6H6N2O

Molecular weight: 122.12

Conversion (% Nicotinic acid): 99.17

RDI of Vitamin B3 as per NHMRC:
Infants – 0-6 months – 2mg/day (AI)
Infants – 7-12 months – 4mg/day (AI)
Children – 1-3 years – 6mg/day
Children – 4-8 years – 8mg/day
Children – 9-13 years – 12mg/day
Boys – 14 – 18 years – 16mg/day
Girls – 14 -18 years – 14mg/day
Men – 16mg/day
Women – 14mg/day
Pregnancy – 18mg/day
Lactation – 17mg/day

Warnings and restrictions: When used as an active ingredient and the route of administration is oral or sublingual, the medicine requires the following warning statement on the medicine label:
VIT – Vitamins can only be of assistance if the dietary vitamin intake is inadequate. OR Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet.

Allowable purpose of the ingredient: Active. Excipient. Homeopathic

TGA reference: British Pharmacopoeia

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