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niacinamide

 [ni″ah-sin-am´īd]
the amide of niacin, occurring naturally in the body and interconvertible with niacin; used in prophylaxis and treatment of pellagra, administered orally, intravenously, or intramuscularly. Called also nicotinamide.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

nic·o·tin·a·mide

(nik'ō-tin'ă-mīd),
The biologically active amide of nicotinic acid, used in the prevention and treatment of pellagra.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

nic·o·tin·a·mide

(nik'ō-tin'ă-mīd)
The biologically active amide of nicotinic acid, used in the prevention and treatment of pellagra.
Synonym(s): niacinamide.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Niacinamide

A form of niacin, which is usually used as a dietary supplement for people with insufficient niacin.
Mentioned in: Pellagra
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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