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Has anybody tried this??? Can u share your experiences on this???

Nicotinamide is a derivate of vitamin B3 and it's supposed to work against the formation of pimples (against inflammation). I read a study where they say it works better than an antibiotic creme.

I'm interested in buying it, but i'd like to hear some other stories...

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funny, i was just reading about that this morning. i also found the study on pubmed... i think the antibiotic was clyndamicin.

i'd like hear from others too...

(my guess is not many people have tried it)

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Not many people have tried B3 (Nicotinamide/Niacinamide). This must be a fairly new discovery. I am providing some links that some of you may want to check out. I wanted to try it but I'm currently using a different topical treatment. Perhaps someone here would try it and give us the lowdown:

Topical Niacinamide on Acne

4%-5% B3 - Natural Acne Treatment

Compared with Clindamycin

Studies on Topical Nicotinamide & Niacinamide

AcneCare.com

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i've tried it. its still sitting in my basket of products that don't work. you have to put a thin layer over your face and it's kind of sticky. my skin doesn't absorb too well. there is one guy however who has tried it with great results. i just don't care for leaving too much on my face....less is more.

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Hey guys, my derm gave me three little tubes of nicomide t-gel, and I believe this is the stuff you are talking about. I usually dont react well to topicals, but I must say this stuff is pretty good. I have been experimenting with it along my jaw line in case it breaks me out, and I have yet to see a new pimple form while using it on specific areas. It also reduces redness very well. Overall, I have only been using it for a few days and thats probably not long enough to make a judgement, but I will say its impressive stuff and you should ask your derms about getting your hands on some.

coLe

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That's very interesting. Note that Topical B3 was easily purchase OTC, but now you need a prescription. Perhaps it does work but what are the side effects? Also, if you know where to look you can find it somewhere on the internet without a prescription.

Here's more information about ACNE which includes Topical Niacinamide along with Zinc supplement and topical Tea Tree Oil as the top ingredients for Acne:

Healthguide on Acne

I'm already taking Zinc and B5 and also using a 10% Tea Tree oil cream (Acnesil)but topical B3 intrigues me.

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