Nicotinamide, also known as vitamin B3, and nicotinic acid are collectively known as vitamin PP. Nicotinamide is a water-soluble vitamin belonging to the B vitamin group, which is widely found in all kinds of foods. Nicotinamide can also be obtained through artificial synthesis. Nicotinamide is a vitamin needed by the human body, in the human body can be converted from nicotinic acid, it participates in a variety of metabolism in the human body. How is nicotinamide used?
Nicotinamide can be used externally or internally, but it is recommended not to use more than 20 mg per day. Excessive use of nicotinamide will not only not be absorbed, but also affect normal function.
Nicotinamide is used in internal medicine, and its price is very cheap. It can mainly be used to treat serious skin diseases such as pellagra. However, nicotinamide taken internally must be taken under the guidance of a doctor, and do not take it randomly to avoid adverse consequences.
We all know that nicotinamide is added to many skincare products, so can we directly add nicotinamide powder and nicotinamide tablets to skincare products? Of course not. We don’t know the dose of nicotinamide, and nicotinamide added in this form is difficult for the body to absorb and use, so this method is very undesirable.
If you want a safe supplement of nicotinamide, you can use foods that contain nicotinic acid, which is converted into nicotinamide and used by the body. A lack of nicotinamide in our body will lead to some changes. Pellagra is a common disease caused by a lack of nicotinamide, mainly manifested as dermatitis, glossitis, diarrhea, insomnia, etc., so timely seek medical treatment to supplement nicotinamide to avoid exacerbation of the situation.