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Updated on 24 Apr 2024

Learn more about omega 3 acid ethyl esters

What dosages is omega 3 acid ethyl esters available in?

What dosages is omega 3 acid ethyl esters available in?

omega 3 acid ethyl esters is available as a 1 gram oral capsule.

What is omega 3 acid ethyl esters used for?

What is omega 3 acid ethyl esters used for?

omega 3 acid ethyl esters is an antilipemic that is used as an add-on to diet for the treatment of high triglycerides (TG) in adults with TG levels greater than 500 mg/dL.

How does omega 3 acid ethyl esters work?

How does omega 3 acid ethyl esters work?

omega 3 acid ethyl esters is made up of two different omega-3 fatty acids, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). How they work to lower triglycerides isn’t well-understood. But it’s thought they block certain processes that make and transport TG throughout the body.

How do I take omega 3 acid ethyl esters?

How do I take omega 3 acid ethyl esters?

omega 3 acid ethyl esters is typically dosed at 4 grams by mouth every day with food. All 4 grams can be taken once per day, or the dose can be split up as 2 grams by mouth twice daily.

Is it safe for me to take omega 3 acid ethyl esters?

Is it safe for me to take omega 3 acid ethyl esters?

omega 3 acid ethyl esters is a safe and effective treatment when used for FDA licensed indications. However, like all medications, they may give you unwanted side effects. You should always discuss potential side effects with your physician to ensure the medication is suitable and right for you. You should not use this medication if you have a known hypersensitivity (e.g.,
anaphylactic reaction) to omega 3 acid ethyl esters or any of its components.

omega 3 acid ethyl esters Common Side Effects

omega 3 acid ethyl esters Common Side Effects

Common side effects of omega 3 acid ethyl esters:

  • Burping
  • Changes in taste
  • Upset stomach
  • Constipation
  • Stomach problems
  • Vomiting
omega 3 acid ethyl esters Serious Side Effects

omega 3 acid ethyl esters Serious Side Effects

Serious side effects are rare with omega 3 acid ethyl esters. Contact your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any of the following.

  • Allergic reaction: itchy, red rash (hives), shortness of breath, chest tightness, swelling of lips, tongue, face, or eyes
Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on omega 3 acid ethyl esters

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on omega 3 acid ethyl esters

The following medications may interact with omega 3 acid ethyl esters:

  • Omega-3-acids may prolong bleeding time. Patients taking omega 3 acid ethyl esters and an anticoagulant or other drug affecting coagulation (e.g., anti-platelet agents) should be monitored periodically
Who makes omega 3 acid ethyl esters?

Who makes omega 3 acid ethyl esters?

Various FDA-approved generic manufacturers

Is omega 3 acid ethyl esters safe in pregnancy?

Is omega 3 acid ethyl esters safe in pregnancy?

omega 3 acid ethyl esters should be used during pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus. You should talk to your healthcare provider before taking this medication if you are pregnant.

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