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Drug information on Fenavit (Eicosapentaenoic acid) from Fenestra Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.


  Soft Gel Capsules
Fenestra Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Eicosapentaenoic acid
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Medical Condition(s) for which Fenavit may be prescribed

Overview of Fenavit

• Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) is an omega-3 fatty acid which is present in fish like tuna, halibut and salmon, cod liver and whale blubber.
• It is used to lower triglyceride levels and reduce the risk of heart disease.

Side effects of Fenavit

  Gastrointestinal: Nausea, diarrhea, heartburn, belching

  Skin: Skin rash, itching

  Others: Nosebleed, or joint, back pain and muscle pain

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

• The usual recommended dose is between 0.5 to 1 mg.
However, the dose depends on the underlying condition.
• EPA is present in fish oil capsules along with docosapentanoic acid.

How to use Fenavit?

• It should be taken as directed by the physician.

When is Fenavit not to be taken? (Contraindications)

• EPA is contraindicated in individuals allergic to it.

Warnings and Precautions for Fenavit

• Do not use EPA in a child or a pregnant or breastfeeding woman.
• Fish oil increases the risk of bleeding, consult your doctor before taking EPA if you are on a blood-thinning medicine.
• Patients are also advised to control their fatty diet and exercise regularly to achieve best results.
• Avoid alcohol intake.

Other Precautions for Fenavit

• Caution is advised if the patient is sensitive to aspirin.
• Avoid use in these individuals.

Drug Interactions of Fenavit

• EPA may increase the chances of bleeding when taken with blood-thinning drugs like aspirin and warfarin.
• It may produce additional lowering of blood pressure when taken with blood pressure-lowering medications.
• EPA may increase the effect of antidiabetes medication.

Storage Conditions for Fenavit

• EPA should be stored at room temperature below 30°C unless otherwise specified.

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