Side effect(s) of Eicosapentaenoic Acid

Review the side-effects of Eicosapentaenoic Acid as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.

If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

Nausea, diarrhea, heartburn, belching

Skin rash, itching

Nosebleed, or joint, back pain and muscle pain

Other Precautions :

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

Drug Name : Eicosapentaenoic Acid

Eicosapentaenoic Acid generic Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) is an omega-3-fatty acid. It is used to reduce the levels of triglycerides and prevent and treat heart-related conditions like coronary heart disease It is also used for the treatment of other conditions like schizophrenia , depression, menopausal or rheumatoid arthritis symptoms, cancers and borderline personality disorder .

Trade Names for Eicosapentaenoic Acid

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