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Nia-500 Tablet

Manufactured byWest Coast Pharma Works
ContainsNiacinamide
Description

Nia-500 Tablet is a form of vitamin B3 that is used for the treatment of mild vitamin B3 (niacin) deficiency as well as pellagra. It is also used either alone or in a combination with other medicines or supplements to treat skin pathologies such as hyperpigmentation, bullous pemphigoid, skin blistering, etc.

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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Nia-500 Tablet

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Dry mouth
  • Fever
  • Chest discomfort
  • Chills
  • Severe itching
  • Rash
  • Redness of skin
  • Dry skin

Uses of Nia-500 Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Pellagra
  • Dermatological pathologies
  • Niacin Deficiency
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to niacinamide or any other inactive ingredients present along with it.

Active liver disease

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with an active liver disease or unexplained elevation in transaminase levels since it may worsen the patient's condition.

Peptic Ulcer

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from peptic ulcer disease due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
General warnings

Liver Disease

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a known history of liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Close monitoring of liver function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Statin agents

Disease interactions

Liver Disease

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a known history of liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Close monitoring of liver function tests, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition of the patient.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine as instructed by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

To be taken with food

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by replenishing the levels of vitamin B3 in the body. It also acts on the skin cells to reduce skin blistering, damage, and hyperpigmentation.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Vitamins

Schedule

OTC

[Internet]. Pdfs.semanticscholar.org. 2018 [cited 18 April 2018]. Available from:

https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/a195/e584fca3de3287207fba184d829d4825cc0e.pdf

Niacinamide [Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2018 [cited 18 April 2018]. Available from:

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/nicotinamide#section=Biological-Half-Life

[Internet]. Mhra.gov.uk. 2018 [cited 18 April 2018]. Available from:

http://www.mhra.gov.uk/home/groups/spcpil/documents/spcpil/con1451370104731.pdf
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Information on this page was last updated on 7 Jun 2018

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