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Anabolic Laboratories Niacin Hex™ - 100 ct.

No Flush Niacin Cardiovascular Support

anabolic laboratories niacin hex cardiovascular supplement

Price: $32.00

  • Provides all the benefits of conventional Niacin therapy without the uncomfortable side effects
  • Works in the liver to help modify cholesterol synthesis from acetate
  • Slowly metabolized, not reaching maximum serum levels for 10 hours after ingestion
  • Convenient, easy to swallow capsule

Brief Product Description

450 mg of niacin bound to inositol, which slows the release of niacin up to 10 hour. Provides the traditional benefits of niacin without the flush and uncomfortable side effects that may accompany large doses of plain niacin. Inositol hexanicotinate has the same cardiovascular supporting properties as traditional niacin.

Niacin Hex™ - How it Works


Niacin has long been used to treat a wide array of ailments, most commonly in cases of hyperlipidemias. Niacin is also vital to cellular metabolism through its role in the coenzymes nicotine adenine dinucleotide (NAD) and nicotine adenine dinucleotide phosphate (NADP) in oxidation inhibiting reaction. The largest problem among those receiving niacin is the occurrence of quite uncomfortable side effects. These include flushing, gastrointestinal difficulties and weakness.

B vitamins are water soluble and therefore are eliminated from the body shortly after consumption. Some people take large doses of niacin to counter this problem, but experience an uncomfortable facial flushing. This is caused by a histamine release in reaction to the large amounts of a foreign substance being introduced into the system. Due to this uncomfortable side effect, many people discontinue niacin therapy before receiving any of the benefits. Inositol hexanicotinate is a unique molecule made up of niacin bound to inositol. This binding slows the release of the niacin into the system, not reaching full serum levels for nearly 10 hours. This does not make inositol hexanicotinate a timed release niacin, but rather a form that eliminates the flushing problem and has the same cardiovascular supporting properties as traditional niacin.

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Suggested Usage - Niacin Hex™

Suggested Usage: As a dietary supplement, take 1 - 4 capsules daily with meals, or as directed by a physician.


Pregnant women and lactating mothers should avoid use of inositol hexanicotinate.

A physician should monitor use in patients with Reynaud’s disease, diabetes, gout, renal dysfunction, unstable angina and myocardial dysfunction.

Inositol hexanicotinate in high doses may adversely affect glucose function.



Niacin Hex is indicated for use to assist in the following:

• Healthy cholesterol support*

• General cardiovascular health*

• Patients currently taking niacin that complain of a flush*

• Individuals who do not want to take a timed-release niacin*

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food And Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Supplement Facts - Niacin Hex™

Supplement Facts

Serving Size 1 Capsule Servings Per Container 100
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
(from 500mg inositol hexanicotinate) 450 mg 2250%
(from 500mg inositol hexanicotinate) 50 mg *

*Daily Value not established

Quality Assurance Statement - Anabolic Laboratories

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Founded in 1924, Anabolic Laboratories formulates and manufactures clinical nutrition products. Our expertise in pharmaceutical manufacturing, patient programs, and clinician training sets the standard for health care professionals.

At Biossential Nutrition, we pride ourselves in offering the best products available to our customers. Offering the highest quality products & individual ingredients, as well as ensuring our products are effective & work as advertised, are the mains goals we strive to achieve with our product offerings.

Why We Recommend Anabolic Laboratories Nutritional Supplements


Anabolic Laboratories was founded as a nutritional products company in 1924 and became a pharmaceutical manufacturer in 1940. Anabolic Laboratories is one of the oldest manufacturers of nutritional products in the world.


As a pharmaceutical manufacturing operation, the standards used for raw materials, production and finished product testing exceed the new requirements for nutritional product manufacturing.


Pharmaceutical standards of manufacturing provide nutritional products with label accuracy, potency and purity as dictated by the USFDA (United States Food & Drug Administration).


A nutritional program and clinical formulas that are based on the specifications used in the scientific research.

The Need To Consider Quality:

Of the magnesium supplements tested by ConsumerLab.com, 25% failed to meet quality standards. One magnesium supplement contained only 45.4% of labeled amount, despite boasting a "GMP" (Good Manufacturing Practices) seal on its label, and another supplement provided only 28.8% of the labeled amount.
Reference: ConsumerLab.com, Magnesium Supplement Reviews and Quality Ratings, Posted 5/19/09

Tests by ConsumerLab.com have found multivitamins that were short on ingredients, failed to dissolve properly, or were contaminated with heavy metals.
ConsumerLab.com, New Product Review: Multivitamin and Multimineral Supplements, Posted 4/1/09

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has found that manufacturing problems have been associated with dietary supplements. Products been recalled because of microbiological, pesticide, and heavy metal contamination, and because they do not contain the dietary ingredients they are represented to contain, or they contain more or less than the amount of dietary ingredient claimed on the label.
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