Does niacin work?
The overall effectiveness rating for niacin is 1 out of 3. This rating means there is little to no evidence niacin does what it claims. Using this supplement will not lead to positive results.
There is one study in the database on niacin; the confidence rating is 20. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating. Note, this rating is for niacin as a whole. There are also individual ratings for the claims below.
Products Containing Niacin
|Products Containing Niacin|
|Procera Advanced Brain|
|Gold Standard Pre-Workout|
|Full list of all 93 products containing Niacin.|
The overall ratings above do no necessarily reflect each claim about niacin. Individual claims can have higher or lower ratings. For example, some supplements may have a lot of backing for one claim, but be completely useless for another. Click on claims below for more information.
|Performance Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Confidence Rating|
|improve cycling performance||increase strength|
|Title of Study|
|Acute effects of a caffeine-containing supplement on bench press and leg extension strength and time to exhaustion during cycle ergometry|