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Lovaza Omega-3-Acid Ethyl Esters and/or alternatives
Lovaza 1gMarketed as Omacor in European Union Manufacturer: Abbott Healthcare Products Ltd Source Country : United Kingdom
Shipped from : United Kingdom
Omega-3-Acid Ethyl Esters 1gGeneric Alternative to Lovaza 1g
Manufacturer: A UK MHRA approved Generic Manufacturer Source Country : United Kingdom
Shipped from : United Kingdom
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Description of Lovaza
Lovaza is used to treat high triglyceride levels. It is a lipid-regulating agent. The generic name of the medicine is Omega-3-Acid Ethyl Esters.
You may only buy Lovaza as per the prescription of the doctor. The tablet must be taken orally. Don’t crush, chew or break the tablet. Swallow it whole with a full glass of water. You may take the drug with or without food. You can take food along with the tablet to reduce stomach irritation. You must take Lovaza at the same time every day to get the best results.
Indications & Dosage of Lovaza
Lovaza reduces the production of triglycerides in the liver. The exact action of the drug is still unknown.
Lovaza comes in a 1 gram capsule. The recommended dosage of Lovaza is 4 gram per day. You can take two capsules twice daily or four capsules once daily to obtain 4 grams per day. You must take the drug regularly. Don’t stop or change the medicine without consulting your doctor. Don’t take the drug in excess quantity or for longer time than prescribed. Don’t share your tablets with others. Follow the diet and exercise program given by the doctor during the medication. You must take the medicine on time. Don’t skip any dose of the drug. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it time for the next dose, avoid the missed dose. Don’t take an overdose of Lovaza.
You must store Lovaza at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees Celsius away from heat, moisture and direct light. Keep the tablets away from the reach of children.
Side Effects & Interactions of Lovaza
Less serious side effects of Lovaza are:
- Back pain
- Fever and headache
- Muscle pain
- Changes in taste
- Upset stomach
Serious side effects of Lovaza are:
- Chest pain
- Problems with vision
- Irregular heartbeat
- Numbness in the arms and legs
- Severe stomach pain
- Flu symptoms such as fever and chills
- Severe allergic reactions such as rashes and hives
- Tightness in the chest
- Sore throat
- Sudden and severe headache
- Shortness of breath
- Severe dizziness and drowsiness
- Nausea and vomiting
Consult your doctor at the earliest possible time if the serious side effects persist.
Several drugs such as Anticoagulants may interact with Lovaza. You must discuss with the doctor about all your previous medications and the current medications you are taking before you buy Lovaza. This includes over-the-counter medications, herbal preparations and dietary supplements.
Warnings & Precautions of Lovaza
You must not use Lovaza if you have:
- Blood clotting problem
- Underactive thyroid
- Diabetes or liver problems
- Problems in pancreas
- An allergy to any of the ingredients in the medicine
- An allergy to any medicine, food or other substances
You must not use Lovaza if you drink more than two glasses of alcohol every day. You must not use the drug if you are pregnant, planning to get pregnant or breastfeeding as it may affect the child.
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