Niceritrol

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Niceritrol
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ECHA InfoCard 100.025.017
Chemical and physical data
Formula C29H24N4O8
Molar mass 556.523 g/mol
3D model (JSmol)
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Niceritrol is a niacin derivative used as a hypolipidemic agent. It is an ester of pentaerythritol and nicotinic acid, has general properties similar to those of nicotinic acid (Nicotinamide), to which it is slowly hydrolysed. Niceritrol has been used as a lipid regulating drug in hyperlipidaemias and as a vasodilator in the treatment of peripheral vascular disease.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Owada A.; Suda S; Hata T. (2003). "Antiproteinuric effect of niceritrol, a nicotinic acid derivative, in chronic renal disease with hyperlipidemia: a randomized trial.". Am J Med. 114 (5): 347–53. PMID 12714122. doi:10.1016/s0002-9343(02)01567-x. 
  2. ^ Truven Health Analytics Inc. (May 8, 2008). "Niceritrol". Micromedexsolutions.com. Retrieved December 14, 2014.