the rest of the B complex

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Post by jimmylegs » Tue Apr 12, 2011 3:42 pm

they are both b3.

niacinamide is niacin + amide.
the amide basically makes it slow release so no flush.

B3 deficiency = pellagra
some B3 deficiency characteristics
CNS: Dementia; Hyperreflexia; Startle myoclonus
? Neuropathy related to other associated vitamin deficiencies
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fyi b1 is thiamin. beri beri = B1 deficiency.
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Post by Talisker » Tue Apr 12, 2011 7:05 pm

Should help with glycolysis too.
http://www.ehow.com/list_6689251_vitami ... ysis_.html
Also a bit on nadh
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Post by L » Wed Apr 20, 2011 4:00 pm

I was taking very high doses for eighteen months or so a few years ago but it didn't appear to be doing any good - relapses didn't abate.. (sorry to be so unenthusiastic!)

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Post by jimmylegs » Wed Apr 20, 2011 6:48 pm

niacinamide, or niacin?
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Post by L » Wed Apr 20, 2011 7:15 pm

Oh sorry. Niacinamide..

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Post by jimmylegs » Thu Apr 21, 2011 5:19 am

if you haven't ever tried niacin it's an interesting experience :)
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Post by L » Thu Apr 21, 2011 5:24 am

jimmylegs wrote:if you haven't ever tried niacin it's an interesting experience :)
It's startling!!

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Post by jimmylegs » Thu Apr 21, 2011 5:37 am

no kidding LOL - my first time was inadvertent. bit of a shocker.
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Post by stillfighting » Thu Apr 21, 2011 10:46 am

Agree with jimmylegs on this one. I don't think I would be doing this on any long term basis without liver testing.
I doubt it would be safe mixed with dmd's that require liver function test

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Post by jimmylegs » Thu Apr 21, 2011 11:26 am

random fact: if you take niacin and don't get the niacin flush it can mean you are deficient in polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA)s.
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Post by stillfighting » Thu Apr 21, 2011 11:50 am

I must be doing just fine then !! :)

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Post by jimmylegs » Thu Apr 21, 2011 12:05 pm

good!
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Does Vitamin B50 make your urine dark orange and strong

Post by dc10 » Thu Sep 01, 2011 9:35 am

smelling ?

as i take vitamin B50 wit hmy lunch and i notice how dark my urine is and strong smelling.

I drink 1 - 1.5 Litres of bottled water daily so wouldn't have thought i was dehydrated.

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Post by jimmylegs » Thu Sep 01, 2011 10:39 am

yep. it's the riboflavin actually (B2)
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Post by dc10 » Thu Sep 01, 2011 11:16 am

great i was concerned i wasnt drinking enough.

does the B50 also cause strong smelling urine too?

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