Nicotinyl alcohol

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Nicotinyl alcohol
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
pyridin-3-ylmethanol
Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com monograph
Legal status
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Identifiers
CAS number 100-55-0 YesY
ATC code C10AD05 C04AC02
PubChem CID 7510
ChemSpider 7229 N
Chemical data
Formula C6H7NO 
Mol. mass 109.126 g/mol
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Nicotinyl alcohol (pyridylcarbinol) is a niacin derivative used as a hypolipidemic agent and as a vasodilator. It causes flushing and may decrease blood pressure.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ronicol Retard". Medical Dictionary Online. 2012. Retrieved July 27, 2012.