Omacor

Active Ingredient(s): Fish Oil, Omega-3 Fatty Acids
FDA Approved: * November 10, 2004
Pharm Company: * RELIANT PHARMS INC
Category: Vitamins & Supplements

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Omacor Overview

Fish oil is oil derived from the tissues of oily fish. Fish oils contain the omega-3 fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), precursors of certain eicosanoids that are known to reduce inflammation in the body,[1][2] and have other health benefits, such as treating hypertriglyceridemia, although claims of preventing heart attacks or strokes have not been supported.[3][4][5][6] Fish oil and omega-3 fatty acids have been studied in a wide variety of other conditio...

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Side Efeects
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Has anyone had adverse side effects from Omacor...what can they be? ## I had high triglycerides and cholesterol last year, my doctor put me on omacor,I took it for three days and the morning of day four I woke up and couldn't see straight.I could not focus my eyes at all, on anything!!! Then I was vomiting until there was nothing left in me to throw up!! I called doctor, she said stop taking, apparently I had an allergic reaction to it or something!! I don't like to take any pharmaceuticals because everything has side effects to it.So now I just try to eat a better diet!Won't know if it's working until my next blood test! Thanks ## Omacor is a supplement, not a pharmaceutical. ## Omacor is a Prescription medication. It did receive FDA approval. It is essetial Omega 3 Fat...
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off-label uses
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friends raving about this drug... what's the story?
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Omacor 1GM CAP
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OMEGA (o-MAY-ga)-3 ACID ETHYLESTERS 9ETH-es-ters) lipid lowering agent
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Fish Oil, Omega-3 Fatty Acids
  • Capsule: 1.2g, 1.2gm Contains At Least 900mg Of The Ethyl Esters Of Omega-3 Fatty Acids, 1000mg, 100mg, 120mg + 180mg + 1g, 144mg + 216mg + 2IU, 1760mg, 1g, 1gm, 1gm Contains At Least 850mg Of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids, 1gm contains at least 900mg of the ethyl esters of omega-3 fatty acids, 200mg + 300mg + 1IU
  • Emulsion: 3gm/100ml + 6gm/100ml + 5gm/100ml + 6gm/100ml (100ml), 3gm/100ml + 6gm/100ml + 5gm/100ml + 6gm/100ml (250ml), 3gm/100ml + 6gm/100ml + 5gm/100ml + 6gm/100ml (500ml)
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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