Omega-3 Fatty Acids

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4F. ANTI-HYPERLIPIDEMICS in 4. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM
OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS
ANTI-OXIDANT | ANTI-HYPERLIPIDEMIC

Indications & Dose: HYPERTRIGLYCERIDEMIA PO Adult 5g BID of preparation containing 17% eicosapentaenoic acid & 11.5% docosahexaenoic acid or 2-4g/day of preparation containing 46% eicosapentaenoic acid & 38% docosahexaenoic acid | MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION PO Adult 1g/day of preparation containing 46% eicosapentaenoic acid & 38% docosahexaenoic acid for the secondary prevention of MI

Precautions: Patients with hemorrhagic disorders/to those receiving anticoagulants/other drugs affecting coagulation, asthmatic patients

ADR: Others: GI disturbances, moderate increases in hepatic transaminases

Monitor: LFT in hepatic impairment patients

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