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Icosapent Ethyl (By mouth)

Treats high levels of triglycerides (fat-like substances) in your blood. This medicine is used together with diet, exercise, and weight loss to help control triglyceride levels.

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Icosapent ethyl is used together with a proper diet to lower very high triglyceride (fat-like substance) levels in the blood. This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription… Read more
Brand names include
Vascepa
Drug classes About this
Antihyperlipidemic

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Evidence reviews

Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Cardiovascular Disease: An Updated Systematic Review

The effect and association of omega–3 fatty acids (n-3 FA) intake and biomarker levels with cardiovascular (CV) clinical and intermediate outcomes remains controversial. We update prior Evidence Reports of n-3 FA and clinical and intermediate CV disease (CVD) outcomes.

Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Maternal and Child Health: An Updated Systematic Review

To update a prior systematic review on the effects of omega-3 fatty acids (n-3 FA) on maternal and child health and to assess the evidence for their effects on, and associations with, additional outcomes.

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