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Side effect(s) of Fish Oil Triglycerides

Read the side effects of Fish Oil Triglycerides as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Gastrointestinal: Nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, pain in the stomach

Nervous system: Fever, chills, headache, abnormal weakness

Respiratory: Breathing difficulty, chest pain

Lab abnormalities: Alteration in the levels of liver parameters, triglycerides, blood glucose, hemoglobin, platelets, bleeding time, prothrombin time

Others: Back pain, bone pain, bluish coloration of the skin or cyanosis, prolonged erection of the penis, infusion site reactions (swelling, redness), changes in blood pressure

Other Precautions :  Patients should be routinely monitored for fat content in blood, liver and kidney function, electrolyte levels, fatty acid levels along with complete blood count during the treatment with fish oil triglycerides infusion.

Lipid levels may interfere with other lab tests and blood for any diagnostic purpose should be withdrawn only 6 hours after stopping the infusion as lipid levels will take time to get cleared completely from the bloodstream.

Drug Name : Fish Oil Triglycerides

Fish oil triglycerides containing omega 3 fatty acids are nutritional supplements given directly into the vein to patients who cannot consume food by mouth for some reasons. It serves as total parenteral nutrition which delivers the essential nutrients directly into the bloodstream.
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