Nicotinamide ascorbate 1190 views0 applications

Australian approved name (AAN): Nicotinamide ascorbate

Common names and synonyms:
Niacinamide ascorbate
Nicoscorbine
Nicotinamide ascorbate anhydrous
Vitamin B3

Molecular formula: C12H14N2O7

Molecular weight: 298.25

Conversion (% nicotinic acid): 40.95 (% ascorbic acid): 59.05

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.

TGA reference: Merck Index

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