Omega-3-acid ethyl esters (US brand name Lovaza ®) are lipid regulating agents consisting of combination of ethyl esters of omega 3 fatty acids, principally EPA and DHA. Here is more information about this medication.
Adjunct to diet to reduce triglyceride (TG) levels in adult patients with severe (≥500 mg/dL) hypertriglyceridemia (HTG)
Either 4 grams (4 capsules) orally once daily or
2 grams (2 capsules) orally twice daily
Patients should be advised to swallow Lovaza capsules whole. Do not break open, crush, dissolve , or chew capsules.
Dosage forms and strengths
Capsules: 1 gram
Please refer to Prescribing Information (see link below) for complete discussion of dosage, administration, warnings and precautions, contraindications, etc.
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Prescribing information for Lovaza® (omega-3-acid ethyl esters)
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