Chemical Component Summary

NameNICOTINAMIDE
Identifierspyridine-3-carboxamide
FormulaC6 H6 N2 O
Molecular Weight122.13
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESNC(=O)c1cccnc1
InChIInChI=1S/C6H6N2O/c7-6(9)5-2-1-3-8-4-5/h1-4H,(H2,7,9)
InChIKeyDFPAKSUCGFBDDF-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count15
Chiral Atom Count0
Chiral Atomsn/a
Bond Count15
Aromatic Bond Count6
Leaving Atomsn/a

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB02701 Different stereochemistry
NameNicotinamide
Groupsapproved
DescriptionAn important compound functioning as a component of the coenzyme NAD. Its primary significance is in the prevention and/or cure of blacktongue and pellagra. Most animals cannot manufacture this compound in amounts sufficient to prevent nutritional deficiency and it therefore must be supplemented through dietary intake. [PubChem]
Synonyms
  • Niacinamide
  • Nicotinic amide
SaltsNiacinamide hydrochloride
Brand Names
  • A.H.C. C-cream
  • A.H.C. C-serum
  • A.H.C. C-toner
  • Abalone Aqua Flood Water
  • Abalone Crystaldouble EX
Route of administration
  • Intramuscular
  • Intramuscular; Intravenous
  • Intravenous
  • Oral
  • Topical
Categories
  • Acids, Heterocyclic
  • Alimentary Tract and Metabolism
  • Chemical Actions and Uses
  • Cytochrome P-450 CYP2D6 Inhibitors
  • Cytochrome P-450 CYP2E1 Inhibitors
ATC-CodeA11HA01
CAS number98-92-0
Drug Info/Drug Targets: DrugBank 3.0: a comprehensive resource for 'omics' research on drugs. Knox C, Law V, Jewison T, Liu P, Ly S, Frolkis A, Pon A, Banco K, Mak C, Neveu V, Djoumbou Y, Eisner R, Guo AC, Wishart DS. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan; 39 (Database issue):D1035-41. | PMID:21059682