FDA Approves Prescription Fish Oil Pill to Treat High Triglycerides–Vascepa
Amarin is the pharmaceutical company that makes the pill. Patients who have fish or shell fish issues are advised to be careful. More information below. BD
From the website:
Amarin Corporation plc is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the commercialization and development of therapeutics to improve cardiovascular health. Amarin's product development program leverages its extensive experience in lipid science and the potential therapeutic benefits of polyunsaturated fatty acids. Vascepa (icosapent ethyl) capsules is Amarin's first FDA approved product. Vascepa is a patented, ultra-pure omega-3 fatty acid, comprising not less than 96% EPA (icosapent ethyl) in a capsule.
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