A review of nicotinamide: treatment of skin diseases and potential side effects

@article{Rolfe2014ARO,
  title={A review of nicotinamide: treatment of skin diseases and potential side effects},
  author={H. Rolfe},
  journal={Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology},
  year={2014},
  volume={13}
}
  • H. Rolfe
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Nicotinamide, also known as niacinamide, is the amide form of vitamin B3. It is a precursor of essential coenzymes for numerous reactions in the body including adenosine triphosphate (ATP) production. Nicotinic acid, also known as niacin, is converted into nicotinamide in the body. The use of topical nicotinamide in the treatment of acne vulgaris; melasma; atopic dermatitis; rosacea; and oral nicotinamide in preventing nonmelanoma skin cancer is discussed. The possible side effects and… CONTINUE READING
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