Title: Aluminum Nicotinate
Literature References: Pharmaceutical composition consisting of aluminum hydroxydinicotinate and nicotinic acid. Manufacturing process: J. P. Miale, US 2970082 (1961 to Walker Labs.). Prepn, properties and clinical studies: idem, Curr. Ther. Res. 7, 392 (1965). Clinical trial in hypercholesterolemia: E. S. McCabe, Del. Med. J. 38, 49 (1966).
Properties: White, amorphous powder with very slight acidulous taste. Insol in water, alchol. Sol in diluted mineral acids.
Therap-Cat: Has been used as antilipemic.
Keywords: Antilipemic; Nicotinic Acid Derivatives.