Indications for: LOVAZA

Adjunct to diet to reduce very high (≥500mg/dL) triglyceride levels in adults.

Adult Dosage:

Swallow whole. ≥18yrs: 4g daily; may take as 4g once daily or as 2g twice daily.

Children Dosage:

<18yrs: not established.

LOVAZA Warnings/Precautions:

Hepatic impairment: monitor AST/ALT periodically. Obtain baseline triglycerides (TG); monitor TG, LDL-C periodically. Exclude and/or treat secondary causes of hypertriglyceridema (eg, hypothyroidism, diabetes, medications). Paroxysmal or persistent atrial fibrillation. Fish allergy. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

LOVAZA Classification:

Lipid-regulating agent.

LOVAZA Interactions:

May potentiate anticoagulants; monitor.

Adverse Reactions:

Eructation, dyspepsia, rash, taste perversion; increased ALT, AST, LDL-C.

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