Active Ingredient(s): Icosapent Ethyl
FDA Approved: * July 26, 2012
Pharm Company: * AMARIN PHARMS
Category: Diet / Weight Loss

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

Vascepa Overview

Ethyl eicosapentaenoic acid (E-EPA, icosapent ethyl) is a derivative of the omega-3 fatty acid eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) that is used in combination with changes in diet to lower triglyceride levels in adults with severe (≥ 500mg/dL) hypertriglyceridemia. This was the second class of fish oil-based drug to be approved for use as a drug and was approved by the FDA in 2012. These fish oil drugs are similar to fish oil dietary supplements but the ingredients are better controlled and h...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Icosapent Ethyl
  • Capsule: 1g, 1gm, 500mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Vascepa: (3 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 52937-001 Vascepa 1000 mg Oral Capsule by Amarin Pharma Inc.
  • 52937-003 Vascepa 500 mg Oral Capsule by Amarin Pharma Inc.
  • 52937-101 Vascepa 1000 mg Oral Capsule by Amarin Pharma Inc.

Other drugs which contain Icosapent Ethyl or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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