High dose of vitamin B3. which is necessary in maintaining proper functioning of the body. Its deficiencies are dangerous to health, so it should be supplemented. Prophylactically I recommend taking 1 tablet per day. Therapeutically (e.g.. in the case of certain diseases of the central nervous system, such as encephalopathy in alcoholics) after consultation with the doctor, you can increase the dosage to 2 tablets a day. Niacin is dissolved in water, and the excess is excreted in the urine, so following the recommendations you should not be to worry about an overdose. Greater requirement for vitamin B3 appears when increasing the amount of energy processes - e.g.. as a result of high sugar intake. Deficiencies observed also as a result of improper diet, alcohol abuse, taking some anti-epileptic and anti-tuberculosis drugs. That is why it is important to prevention and supplement caused deficits on a regular basis. Vitamin B3 may have one of concern, but completely harmless side effect. Sometimes it causes blushing or redness on the face (in rare cases, itching). This symptom is called "niacin blush" or "flushing" and occurs in people who are taking high doses and lasts about an hour. It is not dangerous. Some scientists believe that it is welcome symptom, because it means that the drug is working. Vitamin C and phosphorus have a positive impact for absorption of vitamin B3.
Vitamin B3 (vitamin PP, niacin, nicotinic acid, nicotinamide) is niacinamide niacin. It is used in interaction with vitamins B1, B2 and B6 in the synthesis of hormones during lactation. It provides proper functioning of the brain and nervous system. It is helpful in inflammatory conditions of the skin. Required for synthesis of sex hormone, estrogen, testosterone, cortisone, and insulin. It does not lose its properties in the manufacturing and storage. The source of acquiring vitamins PP are both products of animal origin (the lean meat, eggs, fish) and vegetable origin (dates, figs, hazelnuts, plums).
Dosage: 2-12 mg / day for children, 14 mg / day for women, 16 mg / day for men and 17-18 mg / day for pregnant or nursing women.