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Generic Name: niacinamide with copper/folic acid/zinc (nye-a-SIN-a-mide/KOPP-er/FOE-lik AS-id/ZINK)
Brand Name: NIC 750
NIC 750 is used for:
Treating inflammatory skin conditions (eg, acne, rosacea) in patients with certain vitamin deficiencies (vitamin B3, zinc, copper, folic acid). It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
NIC 750 is a multivitamin and mineral combination. It works by replacing vitamin B3, zinc, copper, and folic acid in the body, which can improve skin condition.
Do NOT use NIC 750 if:
- you are allergic to any ingredient in NIC 750
- you have Wilson disease
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Before using NIC 750:
Some medical conditions may interact with NIC 750. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
- if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
- if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
- if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances
- if you have a history of liver problems, yellowing of the skin or eyes (jaundice), diabetes, anemia, or kidney problems
- if you drink more than 3 alcohol-containing drinks per day
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with NIC 750. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:
- Fibrates (eg, gemfibrozil, fenofibrate) or HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (statins) (eg, simvastatin) because side effects, such as muscle aches and weakness, may occur and may be a symptom of a serious medical condition called rhabdomyolysis
- Hydantoins (eg, phenytoin) or penicillamine because their effectiveness may be decreased by NIC 750
- Carbamazepine, fluorouracil, or primidone because the risk of their side effects may be increased by NIC 750
This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if NIC 750 may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
How to use NIC 750:
Use NIC 750 as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
- Take NIC 750 by mouth with or without food. If stomach upset occurs, take with food to reduce stomach irritation.
- If you also take a quinolone antibiotic (eg, ciprofloxacin) or tetracycline antibiotic (eg, doxycycline), do not take it within 2 hours before or after taking NIC 750. Check with your doctor if you have questions.
- If you miss a dose of NIC 750, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use NIC 750.
Important safety information:
- NIC 750 may cause dizziness or blurred vision. These effects may be worse if you take it with alcohol or certain medicines. Use NIC 750 with caution. Do not drive or perform other possibly unsafe tasks until you know how you react to it.
- Do not take large doses of vitamins while you use NIC 750 unless your doctor tells you to.
- Diabetes patients - NIC 750 may affect your blood sugar. Check blood sugar levels closely. Ask your doctor before you change the dose of your diabetes medicine.
- NIC 750 should be used with extreme caution in CHILDREN; safety and effectiveness in children have not been confirmed.
- PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: Do not use NIC 750 if you are pregnant. If you think you may be pregnant, contact your doctor. You will need to discuss the benefits and risks of using NIC 750 while you are pregnant. NIC 750 is found in breast milk. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you use NIC 750, check with your doctor. Discuss any possible risks to your baby.
Possible side effects of NIC 750:
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Diarrhea; dizziness; headache; stomach upset.
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); blurred vision; dark urine; frequent hunger, thirst, or urination; persistent diarrhea, nausea, or vomiting; stomach pain; yellowing of the skin or eyes.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.
If OVERDOSE is suspected:
Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center, or emergency room immediately.Proper storage of NIC 750:
Store NIC 750 at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep NIC 750 out of the reach of children and away from pets.
- If you have any questions about NIC 750, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
- NIC 750 is to be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with other people.
- If your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse, check with your doctor.
- Check with your pharmacist about how to dispose of unused medicine.
This information should not be used to decide whether or not to take NIC 750 or any other medicine. Only your health care provider has the knowledge and training to decide which medicines are right for you. This information does not endorse any medicine as safe, effective, or approved for treating any patient or health condition. This is only a brief summary of general information about NIC 750. It does NOT include all information about the possible uses, directions, warnings, precautions, interactions, adverse effects, or risks that may apply to NIC 750. This information is not specific medical advice and does not replace information you receive from your health care provider. You must talk with your healthcare provider for complete information about the risks and benefits of using NIC 750.