Nicotinyl alcohol

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Nicotinyl alcohol
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
Clinical data
AHFS/ monograph
CAS Number 100-55-0 YesY
ATC code C10AD05 C04AC02
PubChem CID: 7510
ChemSpider 7229 N
Chemical data
Formula C6H7NO
Molecular 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]


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