Should I let my doctor know I take vitamin B3?

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Yes, if you are intending to treat your high cholesterol or triglyceride levels with a vitamin B3 supplement, also known as niacin or nicotinic acid, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may need to assess its safety in regard to your other health problems, adjust your other medications or monitor your use. Discuss any concerns you have with your doctor if you are unsure of the effect vitamin B3 will have on your body.

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