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Overview

Niacin NF Tablet

Manufacturer: Nouveau Medicament Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Inositol nicotinate
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Niacin NF Tablet is a compound made of niacin (vitamin B3) and inositol. Inositol occurs naturally in the body and can also be made in the laboratory.

Niacin NF Tablet is used for treating blood circulation problems, including pain when walking due to poor circulation in the legs (intermittent claudication); skin changes caused by pooling of the blood in the legs (stasis dermatitis) when veins are ineffective in returning blood to the heart; narrowing of the blood vessels leading to cold fingers and toes (Raynaud's disease); and blood flow problems in the brain (cerebral vascular disease). Niacin NF Tablet has been used in conventional medical practice in Great Britain for improving symptoms of poor circulation for many years, although it is usually not the preferred treatment choice.Niacin NF Tablet is also used for high cholesterol; high blood pressure; sleep problems (insomnia); migraines related to 'hardening of the arteries' (atherosclerosis); skin conditions, including scleroderma, acne, dermatitis, psoriasis, and others; inflammation of the tongue (exfoliative glossitis); restless leg syndrome; and schizophrenia and other mental illnesses.

Niacin NF Tablet releases a form of niacin when it is processed by the body. The niacin can widen blood vessels, lower blood levels of fats such as cholesterol, and break up a protein needed for the clotting of blood.

Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breastfeeding: There is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking inositol nicotinate if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Allergies: Niacin, a chemical that is released when inositol nicotinate breaks down in the body, might make allergies worse by releasing histamine. This is the chemical that triggers allergy symptoms.

Bleeding disorder: Niacin NF Tablet might slow blood clotting. In theory, inositol nicotinate might increase the risk of bleeding and make bleeding disorders worse.

Heart disease/heart-related chest pain (unstable angina): Large amounts of niacin, a chemical that is released when inositol nicotinate breaks down in the body, can increase the risk of irregular heartbeat. If you have a heart condition, check with your healthcare provider before using inositol nicotinate.

Diabetes: Niacin, a chemical that is released when inositol nicotinate breaks down in the body, can interfere with blood sugar control. This might require an adjustment in the dose of medicines needed to control diabetes. Increased blood sugar monitoring may be necessary, particularly at the beginning of treatment. If you have diabetes, check with your healthcare provider before using inositol nicotinate.

Gallbladder disease: Niacin, a chemical that is released when inositol nicotinate breaks down in the body, might make gallbladder problems worse. Use with caution.

Gout: Large amounts of niacin, a chemical that is released when inositol nicotinate breaks down in the body, might trigger gout. Use with caution.

Low blood pressure: Niacin, a chemical that is released when inositol nicotinate breaks down in the body, can cause low blood pressure. Use with caution.

Kidney disease: Niacin, a chemical that is released when inositol nicotinate breaks down in the body, might accumulate in people with kidney disease and make their condition worse. Don’t use inositol nicotinate if you have kidney problems.

Liver disease: Niacin, a chemical that is released when inositol nicotinate breaks down in the body, can cause liver damage. Don’t use inositol nicotinate if you have liver disease.

Sensitivity to niacin: Niacin is released when inositol nicotinate is processed by the body. If you are sensitive to niacin, don’t use inositol nicotinate.

Ulcers in the stomach or intestines (peptic ulcer disease): Large amounts of niacin, a chemical that is released when inositol nicotinate breaks down in the body, might make peptic ulcer disease worse. Don’t use inositol nicotinate if you have ulcers.

Surgery: Niacin NF Tablet might slow blood clotting. There is some concern that it might increase the risk of bleeding during and after surgery. Stop taking inositol nicotinate at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.

Is It safe with alcohol?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect kidney function?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect liver function?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Popular Questions & Answers

Hi, I'm Abhijit Acharya nd now I'm 21 years old. My height is 5.4".But I will be increase my height. So, please tell me how should I increase my height? Give me Tips.

MBBS
General Physician, Fatehabad
Hi, I'm Abhijit Acharya nd now I'm 21 years old. My height is 5.4".But I will be increase my height. So, please tell ...
Hi lybrate-user, there are multiple things which will help you gain height naturally. Here are a few: 1. Nutrition: If there’s one thing that impacts every aspect of our health then it’s our nutrition. Nutrition plays a significant role in determining how tall you grow. Research has proved that increased intake of protein in the developmental years can add a bit to your genetically determined height. 2. Avoid growth stunting factors: The least you can do to become taller is to cut down on all the environmental factors that stunt your growth and prevents you from attaining your genetically determined height. Malnutrition is the most important growth stunting factor. Others may include drugs, alcohol, tobacco, excessive caffeine intake and steroid consumption from an early age. 3. Eat right: Eating a balanced diet is of prime importance if you want to attain your full height. A diet that is rich in vitamins and minerals and has the essential micronutrients is what you need to grow taller and stronger. Make sure that you never skip your breakfast. 4. Eat complex carbohydrates and lots of proteins to help your body gain energy and grow. Adequate intake of calcium and Vitamin D enhances bone growth and reduces the risk of osteoporosis. Vitamin B3 or niacin is shown to increase the levels of HGH in the blood naturally. Zinc deficiency has shown to cause stunted growth in children hence zinc supplements may be used to combat this problem. 5. Supplements: Any dietary deficiency can simply be overcome by taking supplements. These pills not only help bridge the gap between your intake and body requirement but also make your organ systems work efficiently and effectively. 6. Sleep: Human body needs at least eight hours of sleep every night to function properly. While sleep helps you get rid of mental and physical fatigue, it has got the potential to help you grow taller and stronger. This is why you may have observed neonates and children sleeping for more than ten hours a day. 7. Maintain Good Posture: The curvature of your spine plays a significant role in making you look taller. A hunched back or rolled shoulders would automatically make you look shorter even if you are six feet tall. Try to stand straight with your shoulders back and head high. Avoid slouching when you walk and sit up straight when you’re in a chair. Even if you’ve reached an age where you can’t grow taller, a good posture would reflect a confident personality and would make you look tall and dominant. 8. Exercise: Stretching: The internet is full of videos on how stretching can help you grow taller if you’re not twenty yet. There comes a certain age where exercise can help you stay healthy but doesn’t work on making you grow taller. So stretching at a young age is both beneficial and fun. It also improves posture that exaggerates your height. The different ways of stretching are discussed in detail below. Sports: What can be better than engaging in your favorite sport? It would be a two-in-one treat that would help you fulfill your hobby as well as grow taller. Being physically active before and during puberty promotes growth by releasing more HGH. Swimming: If you want a full body workout, there is nothing better than swimming. It leads to hypertrophy and elongation of your musculature which indirectly activates the bone cells to grow. Hanging exercises: If you want to reap the benefit of hanging exercise, you must perform the routine several times a week. Try hanging from a horizontal bar for a couple of seconds before letting go and continue doing so at intervals. There have been proofs which show that hanging instigate an increase in height. Hope this helps. Good Luck.
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Sir meri height ruk gyi h bilkul b increase ni ho ri h or muje meri height ki wjh se ache job k form b leave krne pdte h, please sir meri help kariye mai chahta hu ki kam se kam meri height 5 fit 6 inch tk to bad jaye.

MBBS
General Physician, Fatehabad
Sir meri height ruk gyi h bilkul b increase ni ho ri h or muje meri height ki wjh se ache job k form b leave krne pdt...
Hi lybrate-user, there are multiple things which will help you gain height naturally. Here are a few: 1. Nutrition: If there’s one thing that impacts every aspect of our health then it’s our nutrition. Nutrition plays a significant role in determining how tall you grow. Research has proved that increased intake of protein in the developmental years can add a bit to your genetically determined height. 2. Avoid growth stunting factors: The least you can do to become taller is to cut down on all the environmental factors that stunt your growth and prevents you from attaining your genetically determined height. Malnutrition is the most important growth stunting factor. Others may include drugs, alcohol, tobacco, excessive caffeine intake and steroid consumption from an early age. 3. Eat right: Eating a balanced diet is of prime importance if you want to attain your full height. A diet that is rich in vitamins and minerals and has the essential micronutrients is what you need to grow taller and stronger. Make sure that you never skip your breakfast. 4. Eat complex carbohydrates and lots of proteins to help your body gain energy and grow. Adequate intake of calcium and Vitamin D enhances bone growth and reduces the risk of osteoporosis. Vitamin B3 or niacin is shown to increase the levels of HGH in the blood naturally. Zinc deficiency has shown to cause stunted growth in children hence zinc supplements may be used to combat this problem. 5. Supplements: Any dietary deficiency can simply be overcome by taking supplements. These pills not only help bridge the gap between your intake and body requirement but also make your organ systems work efficiently and effectively. 6. Sleep: Human body needs at least eight hours of sleep every night to function properly. While sleep helps you get rid of mental and physical fatigue, it has got the potential to help you grow taller and stronger. This is why you may have observed neonates and children sleeping for more than ten hours a day. 7. Maintain Good Posture: The curvature of your spine plays a significant role in making you look taller. A hunched back or rolled shoulders would automatically make you look shorter even if you are six feet tall. Try to stand straight with your shoulders back and head high. Avoid slouching when you walk and sit up straight when you’re in a chair. Even if you’ve reached an age where you can’t grow taller, a good posture would reflect a confident personality and would make you look tall and dominant. 8. Exercise: Stretching: The internet is full of videos on how stretching can help you grow taller if you’re not twenty yet. There comes a certain age where exercise can help you stay healthy but doesn’t work on making you grow taller. So stretching at a young age is both beneficial and fun. It also improves posture that exaggerates your height. The different ways of stretching are discussed in detail below. Sports: What can be better than engaging in your favorite sport? It would be a two-in-one treat that would help you fulfill your hobby as well as grow taller. Being physically active before and during puberty promotes growth by releasing more HGH. Swimming: If you want a full body workout, there is nothing better than swimming. It leads to hypertrophy and elongation of your musculature which indirectly activates the bone cells to grow. Hanging exercises: If you want to reap the benefit of hanging exercise, you must perform the routine several times a week. Try hanging from a horizontal bar for a couple of seconds before letting go and continue doing so at intervals. There have been proofs which show that hanging instigate an increase in height. Hope this helps. Good Luck.

My cholesterol level always being around 150 to 160 from last two years!! Is tht any problem?

MD PHYSICIAN
General Physician, Delhi
My cholesterol level always being around 150 to 160 from last two years!! Is tht any problem?
No its not a problem and try to maintain it by following: 1) Consume food that increase your HDL (good) and decrease your LDL (bad) cholesterol like oats, orange juice, yogurt, flaxseed etc. 2)Aerobic activity is typically considered the best for maintaining healthy cholesterol levels. This might include brisk walking, jogging, swimming, dancing or bike riding. 3) Take supplements-Supplements that have been proven effective in maintaining normal blood cholesterol include fenugreek, garlic and niacin.

Having problem in left hand and left leg. Having triglycerides level above 400. What to do which medicine I have to take.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, Fellowship in Orthopaedic Rehabilitation (FOR) Advanced Diploma in Nutrition and Diet
Physiotherapist, Kolkata
Having problem in left hand and left leg. Having triglycerides level above 400. What to do which medicine I have to t...
Consult with your GP as soon as possible because triglycerides above 200 is not good. He will prescribe you medications. Along with that, keep a healthy diet which is equally vital and essential for Healthy heart and lipid profile. Regularly take Almonds and dates. Garlic two cloves early morning empty stomach. Omega-3 fatty acids 1g in divided doses will help control your triglycerides. Niacin (not niacinamide ), with lower dose to start with will help control your lipid profile. Consult with your doctor before taking these Supplements. For detailed information regarding diet and food supplements. Feel free to contact. Hope it helps. Thanks.
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Rice - Is There Any Nutrition In It?

Bcom-Hons, MBA-Marketing & International Business, Advance Diploma In Nutrition & Dietetics, National Diabetes Educational Programme
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
Rice - Is There Any Nutrition In It?

Rice is one of the most common non-allergens beneficial for people who are sensitive to gluten, which is a type of protein commonly found in wheat and its products. Also, rice is low in sodium, unlike chapatis, which makes it ideal for those who have trouble managing hypertension. Further, opposite to the common adage white rice has a negligible amount of sugar and fat.

People who wish to lose weight can go for brown rice, as here the outer layer is retained, making it high in fiber and other nutrients. Whereas, white rice is processed and polished, resulting in loss of vital nutrients during milling. Additionally, using rice bran oil can help people in keeping their bad cholesterol levels in check. 

Below mentioned is the list of nutrients present in rice 

  1. Carbohydrates: Rice is a good source of carbohydrates and in many cases, it is the main source of carbohydrates, as it contains digestible starch. This is equally good bad as the human digestive system is deficit in the enzyme that is required to digest it. Thus, it takes time to digest rice and is not absorbed readily into the blood. During the absorption process, rice is converted into short chain fatty acids in the small intestine and goes all the way to the large intestine where it is finally absorbed.
  2. Proteins: Rice contains a good amount of dietary protein, which is essential for repair of body tissues on a regular basis.
  3. Vitamins: Vitamin B complex in rice regulates the body’s chemical reactions and is known to burn food into energy. It also contains small amounts of vitamin B1 (thiamine), B3 (niacin), B2 (riboflavin) and vitamin E.
  4. Minerals: Rice is also a good source of iron and zinc, which protects the body from free radical damage, which are chemicals that can lead to the development of cancerous cells. 

Types of rice
White rice is what has always been most popular. However, with the recent shift in eating habits, more people are switching to brown rice, which is white rice plus the husk. The husk of the rice has additional fiber and is richer in terms of nutrients. Brown rice, not only has lesser calories as compared to white rice (170 calories vs. 220 calories for a medium cup serving), it is also packed with additional minerals, such as manganese, selenium, magnesium and potassium. Eating brown rice can reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by half and aids in weight loss too.  It may just seem like a cup of rice, but it sure is loaded. In case of a concern or query consult an expert & get answers to questions!

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Vitamin B12 - How Its Deficiency Is Bad For You?

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General Physician, Gurgaon
Vitamin B12 - How Its Deficiency Is Bad For You?

Vitamin B12 is an essential vitamin that is required for maintaining good health. A drop in the level of this vitamin can result in an individual becoming susceptible to various adverse health conditions. Vitamin B12 is an energy vitamin and is crucial for a healthy immune system as well as a healthy brain. The metabolism of the body functions effectively with vitamin B12. People with deficiency of this vitamin in their body can have digestion problems or may suffer from rapid heartbeat.

The three main groups that are at higher risk of vitamin B12 deficiency include vegetarians, people who are over the age of 55 and people who are chronically ill. The main function of Vitamin B12 in the body is to aid the production of red blood cells that are important for the efficient functioning of the body. These red blood cells are essential as they help to deliver oxygen to the cells in our body. Deficiency of Vitamin B12 can result in blood cells not forming properly and it becomes difficult for the body to perform its functions.

Essential vitamins for the body
There are different types of Vitamin B in the body. They are termed differently and include Vitamin B1 as Thiamine, Vitamin B2 as Riboflavin, and Vitamin B3 as Niacin, which mainly comprises nicotinic acid and nicotinamide. Vitamin B5 is termed as Panthothenic acid and likewise Vitamin B12 is termed as Cobalamin. All these vitamins are very important for maintaining a good health. The other health problems that are caused by the deficiency of other types of Vitamin B in the body include depression, water retention, high blood pressure and anemia.

  • Growth in infants can be impaired due to the deficiency of Vitamin B7 in the body and can lead to neurological disorders as well.
  • It is important to seek advice from a doctor in case you are suffering from cognitive defects, memory loss or increased homocysteine, which results as a consequence of Vitamin B12 deficiency. It is best to adopt a healthy diet, which contains a lot of vitamins and minerals. For instance, food products like fish, liver and potatoes are good sources of Vitamin B12.
  • It has been observed that decreased levels of Vitamin B5 in the body can cause anemia and deficiency of Niacin.
  • Also insufficient tryptophan in the body can cause pellagra. The common conditions that patients suffering from pellagra undergo include aggression, profound weakness, mental confusion, dermatitis diarrhea and insomnia.

The other health conditions that can result due to the deficiency of Vitamin B12 in the body include pale skin tone, dizziness, weight loss, and lack of energy.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Enhance Your Immunity

BHMS
Homeopath, Haldwani
Enhance Your Immunity

A miraculous fruit_ noni
Fruit of a tropical evergreen plant (popularly known as indian mulberry. The fruit of thr noni has been used medicinally to boost the immune system and detoxify the body form thousands of years. It is rich in powerful antioxidants such as vitamin c, vitamin b, vitamin b3 (niacin) and iron.

Benifits:
1. Treats arthritis

2. Lowers risk of gout
3. Boosts energy
4. Moisturises skin
5. Fights aging
6. Treats scalp irritation
7. Prevents cancer
8. Boosts immunity
9. Reduces stress
10. Treats fever 

How to use?

  • 10_15ml of noni juice (concentrated) mix with half glass water.
  • 2 times a day (on empty stomach)
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Health Benefits Of Pearl Millet (Bajara)

M.Sc. in Dietetics and Food Service Management , Post Graduate Diploma In Computer Application, P.G.Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics , B.Sc.Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai

Health benefits of pearl millet (bajara)

1. Bajra is mainly made of starch, a high-energy food. Since it takes longer time to break-down starch, bajra is a long-acting source of energy that keeps you full for a longer time. It is also an excellent source of essential amino acids that make up protein molecules. According to nutritional experts, the amino acids present in bajra are readily available and comparatively easily digestible than wheat grains.

2 Promotes heart health: bajra contains niacin, a vitamin that plays a crucial role in lowering cholesterol levels, thereby preventing heart disease. It is also a fairly good source of magnesium and potassium, minerals that play a role in regulating blood pressure. A phytonutrient called lignin, found abundantly in bajra, is thought to be associated with a lowered risk of cardiac arrest.

3 Helps digestion: bajra is rich in insoluble fibre that helps digestion and stool formation. Fibre reduces the transit time of feces through the colon and prevents constipation. It also reduces secretion of bile acids and is linked to a lowered risk of gallstone formation.

4 Helps prevent cancer: several studies have suggested that bajra has cancer-protecting properties. A study showed that regular intake of bajra protects pre-menopausal women from developing breast cancer. Partly, this property has been attributed to the presence of lignin in the grains.

5 Possess anti-diabetic effect: not only does bajra lower the risk of development of diabetes in healthy individuals but also increases insulin sensitivity, making it a suitable cereal option for those who are diabetic.

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A Perfect Way To Start Your Day with Cornflakes!

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Dietitian/Nutritionist, Ahmedabad
A Perfect Way To Start Your Day with Cornflakes!

Breakfast is the most significant meal of the day which helps in boosting the energy which will empower people to carry on all through the day. Having a platter of healthy breakfast improves physical and mental health, and it should ideally be low in fat, cholesterol and sodium content and high in minerals, proteins and vitamins content. Preparation of conventional and nutritious meals in the morning is becoming rare due to our preoccupation with different tasks, and this is where the role of cornflakes comes into being.

Cornflakes are widely acknowledged breakfast cereal and help in preparing meals in almost no time. It is low in fat, provides energy and is highly nutritious. And, the best part is that the cornflakes come in different flavours and are easily available in the market worldwide. The breakfast cereal is produced by combining sugar with milled corn and high fructose corn syrup. It is proven that these flakes offer an easy utilisation of the minerals, vitamins and other nutrients than its non-milled counterparts.

There are different varieties of cornflakes, which include:

  1. Cornflakes with milk: Cornflakes are a protein rich food. Protein is essential for the red blood cells and for the right functioning of the antibodies which resist infection. Having this type of cornflakes helps in the regulation of the hormones and enzymes as well as repairing body tissues.
  2. Frosted cornflakes: This cornflakes meal is particularly desirable for growing children. They are considered a rich source of protein, calcium and mineral and the added sugar gives the energy to function properly.
  3. Honey Cornflakes: Honey cornflakes are quite favourite among kids and adults alike. As they are rich in all the nutrients whereas honey provides thiamin, niacin, riboflavin along with vitamin B6 and vitamin B12. So, you should consider adding this cereal to your daily meals.
  4. Almond cornflakes: Like honey cornflakes, this variant also combines the goodness of both almonds and cornflakes. Almonds help to improve mental health, strengthens muscles and tissues, prolongs life, and enhances the texture of skin and hair. It is also found beneficial in curing cough and preventing asthma. Thus, you must invest in almond cornflakes for its high nutritional value.
  5. Carotenoid cornflakes: You can also look for cornflakes rich in beta-cryptoxanthin which is required for improving the health of lungs and prevention of lung cancer. It also assists in promoting cardiovascular health when consumed at moderate levels every day. It is also recommended for individuals suffering from renal issues, and the carotid pigment is associated with prevention of muscular cancer.
  6. Crushed cornflakes: Though this is not any distinct type of cornflakes, it can be purchased separately and taken in place of breadcrumbs. They make a healthy breakfast when you combine crushed cornflakes with yogurt, pudding or plain milk.

These are the primary variants of the cornflakes, and each of them offers a host of benefits which make them a preferred choice in daily snacks and breakfast.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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