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Nicotinamide riboside is a member of the vitamin B3 family. It is found in small amounts in fruits, vegetables, meat, and milk.

Nicotinamide riboside is used for anti-aging effects, high cholesterol, obesity, and other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

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Nicotinamide riboside is changed in the body to a chemical called NAD+. The body needs NAD+ to work normally. Low levels of NAD+ can cause medical problems. Taking nicotinamide riboside can help raise these low NAD+ levels.

When taken by mouth: Nicotinamide riboside chloride 300 mg daily or less is POSSIBLY SAFE. Side effects of nicotinamide riboside are usually mild. Side effects may include stomach problems such as nausea and bloating or skin problems such as itching and sweating.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Nicotinamide riboside chloride 230 mg daily or less is POSSIBLY SAFE to use when pregnant or breast-feeding.

There are no known interactions with medications. Before taking this product, talk with your health professional if you take any medications.

Herbs and supplements that might lower blood pressure: Nicotinamide riboside might lower blood pressure. Taking nicotinamide riboside with other herbs and supplements that might also lower blood pressure may cause blood pressure to drop too much. Other herbs and supplements that might lower blood pressure include andrographis, casein peptides, cat's claw, coenzyme Q10, L-arginine, lycium, stinging nettle, theanine, and others.

There are no known interactions with foods.

The appropriate dose of nicotinamide riboside depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for nicotinamide riboside. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.

Nicotinamide Ribose, NR, Riboside de nicotinamide.

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