Nicotinamide riboside is changed in the body to a chemical called NAD+. The body needs NAD+ for many processes to work normally. Low levels can cause health problems. Taking nicotinamide riboside can help raise low NAD+ levels.
People use nicotinamide riboside for anti-aging effects, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, Alzheimer disease, obesity, and many other purposes, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.
Don't confuse nicotinamide riboside with niacin, niacinamide, or NADH. These are all related but are not the same.
Uses & Effectiveness
We currently have no information for NICOTINAMIDE RIBOSIDE overview.
Special Precautions and Warnings
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Nicotinamide riboside chloride is possibly safe when used in doses up to 230 mg by mouth daily while pregnant or breast-feeding.
Medications for high blood pressure (Antihypertensive drugs) interacts with NICOTINAMIDE RIBOSIDE
Nicotinamide riboside might lower blood pressure. Taking nicotinamide riboside along with medications that lower blood pressure might cause blood pressure to go too low. Monitor your blood pressure closely.
Be cautious with this combination
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