folic acid/niacinamide (nicotinamide)/copper/zinc - oral, Nicomide
GENERIC NAME: FOLIC ACID/NIACINAMIDE (NICOTINAMIDE)/COPPER/ZINC - ORAL (FOE-lik AS-id/NYE-a-SIN-a-mide/NIK-oh-teen-a-mide/ KOP-er/zink)
BRAND NAME(S): Nicomide
USES: This combination product is used to treat acne or other skin disorders with mild redness/swelling/irritation (inflammation). It contains 2 B vitamins, folic acid and niacinamide (nicotinamide), and 2 minerals, copper and zinc. Folic acid, niacinamide, and zinc may help reduce skin redness, swelling, and irritation. Copper is added because taking zinc supplements can sometimes cause a lack of copper.
HOW TO USE: Take this product by mouth with or without food, usually once or twice daily or as directed by your doctor.Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same times each day.Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
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