Active Ingredient(s):Icosapent Ethyl FDA Approved: * July 26, 2012 Pharm Company: *AMARIN PHARMS Category:Diet / Weight Loss
Ethyl eicosapentaenoic acid (E-EPA, icosapent ethyl), sold under the brand name Vascepa among others, is a medication used to treat dyslipidemia and hypertriglyceridemia. It is used in combination with changes in diet in adults with hypertriglyceridemia ≥ 150mg/dL. Further, it is often required to be used with a statin (maximally-tolerated dose).
It is made from the omega-3 fatty acid eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)....
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