Group: Niacinamide

Should I take niacin or niacinamide if 50 mg of niacin in my multi-vitamin caused me to flush within 1 to 2 hours of taking it?

October 17, 2015

Low doses of niacin (25 mg twice a day after meals) should not cause flushing, is sufficient, and is easily metabolized.  However, if you are hypersensitive, you can take ½ (81 mg) of a pediatric aspirin just before each niacin dose to prevent flushing or…