Nicotinamide is a form of Vitamin B3 that also goes by the name niacinamide. It is water soluble and one of the most popular Vitamin commercially produced . The annual production of Nicotinamide runs into thousands of tons which indicate just how popular its usage is.
This form of Vitamin B3 is used in the treatment of a number of health conditions. Among the conditions Nicotinamide is used to treat include Acne Vulgaris. It is popularly used to treat niacin deficiency as well as prevention of the condition. It also treats Acne Vulgaris by making use of its anti-inflammatory side effects. Clinical trials have been conducted on the possibility of using it in the treatment of skin cancer and anxiety.
The wide use of this compound points to its safe-to-use reputation. It is generally considered safe to consume, as long as the consumption does not exceed 3 gram per day in adults, after which it becomes toxic.