Last update: Aug. 12, 2014

Nicotinamide

Very Low Risk for breastfeeding


Safe. Compatible.
Not risky for breastfeeding or infant.

A balanced and comprehensive diet make it vitamin supplementation useless.

Alternatives

We do not have alternatives for Nicotinamide since it is relatively safe.

Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM´s pediatricians and pharmacists, and are based on updated scientific publications.
It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it.

Jose Maria Paricio, Founder & President of APILAM/e-Lactancia

Your contribution is essential for this service to continue to exist. We need the generosity of people like you who believe in the benefits of breastfeeding.

Thank you for helping to protect and promote breastfeeding.

José María Paricio, founder of e-lactancia.

Other names

Nicotinamide is also known as


Group

Nicotinamide belongs to this group or family:

Tradenames

Main tradenames from several countries containing Nicotinamide in its composition:

  • Elevit™. Contains other elements than Nicotinamide in its composition
  • Multibionta Complex™. Contains other elements than Nicotinamide in its composition

Pharmacokinetics

Variable Value Unit
Bioavailability 100 %
Molecular weight 123 daltons
Tmax 0,75 hours
T1/2 0,75 hours
Theoretical Dose 0,22 mg/Kg/d
Relative Dose 3 - 9 %
Relat.Ped.Dose 2,2 %

References

  1. Ren X, Yang Z, Shao B, Yin SA, Yang X. B-Vitamin Levels in Human Milk among Different Lactation Stages and Areas in China. PLoS One. 2015 Abstract Full text (link to original source) Full text (in our servers)
  2. Ares Segura S, Arena Ansótegui J, Díaz-Gómez NM; en representación del Comité de Lactancia Materna de la Asociación Española de Pediatría. La importancia de la nutrición materna durante la lactancia, ¿necesitan las madres lactantes suplementos nutricionales? [The importance of maternal nutrition during breastfeeding: Do breastfeeding mothers need nutritional supplements?] An Pediatr (Barc). 2015 Abstract Full text (link to original source) Full text (in our servers)
  3. Hall Moran V, Lowe N, Crossland N, Berti C, Cetin I, Hermoso M, Koletzko B, Dykes F. Nutritional requirements during lactation. Towards European alignment of reference values: the EURRECA network. Matern Child Nutr. 2010 Abstract Full text (link to original source) Full text (in our servers)
  4. WHO / UNICEF. BREASTFEEDING AND MATERNAL MEDICATION Recommendations for Drugs in the Eleventh WHO Model List of Essential Drugs. Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development (WHO/UNICEF) 2002 Full text (link to original source) Full text (in our servers)
  5. Greer FR. Do breastfed infants need supplemental vitamins? Pediatr Clin North Am. 2001 Abstract

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