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Generic name: omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids [oh-MAY-ga-3 POL-ee-un-SAT-yoo-ray-ted-FAT-ee-AS-ids]
Brand names: Animi-3 Fish Oil with Vitamin D, Cardio Omega Benefits Dry Eye Omega Benefits BP Vit 3 EPA Fish Oil… Show all 50 brands.
Drug Class: Nutraceuticals

What is Lovaza?

Adults can use certain prescription Lovaza in conjunction with their diet to lower blood triglyceride.Lovaza can also be combined with other vitamins as a nutritional supplement for adults and children.Lovaza can be used in other ways not mentioned in this guide.

Side effects of Lovaza

If you experience any of the following symptoms of an allergic reaction, seek immediate medical attention: difficulty breathing, swelling in your face, lips, or throat, or hives.

Lovaza can cause serious side effects. If you experience:

  • Chest pain;
  • Uneven heartbeats.

Lovaza can cause the following side effects:

  • Burping is a change in taste.
  • Loss of appetite
  • Diarrhoea, constipation, upset stomach
  • Backache
  • Dry mouth.

There may be other side effects. For medical advice on side effects, call your doctor. To report adverse effects, you can contact the fda at 1-800-fda-1088.

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Follow all the instructions on the package and label. Inform your healthcare provider if you are allergic to any medications, have other medical conditions, or use other drugs.

Before you take this drug

If you have an allergy to lovaza or any of its ingredients (soy, shellfish, fish, etc.), then it is best not to use the product.If you have any medical problems, talk to your doctor or pharmacist about taking lovaza.

Inform your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms:

  • Diabetes;
  • Anaemia (low blood red cells) is a common cause of bleeding.
  • A heart rhythm disorder.
  • A pancreas disorder
  • Liver disease.

Lovaza may harm an unborn child.tell your doctor immediately if you plan to get pregnant.Ask your doctor if you can safely breastfeed while taking lovaza.Don't give herbal supplements or health products to children without consulting a doctor.

How to take lovaza?

Read all instructions or guides that come with your medication and follow all directions. Follow the directions on the label to use your medicine. Use only the recommended dosage.The daily recommended dose of polyunsaturated omega-3 fatty acids varies with age. Please follow the instructions of your healthcare provider. For more information, you can consult the office of dietary supplements of the nih or the usda nutrient database of recommended daily allowances.It is not recommended that you use otc products to replace the medication prescribed by your doctor. You can ask your doctor, pharmacist, or other healthcare provider whether it's safe to use the product.Take with foodThe capsule should not be opened, crushed, chewed or broken.The chewable tablet must be chewed before it can be swallowed.Use the measuring device provided to measure liquid medicines (not a spoon from your kitchen).If you change the brand, strength, or form of a medicine, your dose requirements may be different. Use the medication exactly as directed by your doctor or on the label.Diet, exercise, weight management, and blood tests may be part of your treatment.Inform your doctor of any planned surgery.Store away from moisture, heat, and light. Do not let it freeze.

What happens if i miss the dose?

If you are almost due for your next dose, skip the missed one. Never take two doses of the same medicine at once.

What happens if i overdose?

Call 1-800-222-1222 for poison help or seek immediate medical attention.

What should be avoided?

If your doctor prescribes any restrictions regarding food, beverage, or activity, follow their instructions.Use lovaza with caution if you are taking other health supplements or herbal products that may also cause blood clotting. Angelica (dong-quai), clove, capsicums, dandelions, evening primroses, ginger, garlic, ginkgos, horse chestnuts, panax ginsengs, poplars, red clovers, saw palmettos, turmeric, and willow are all included.

Interaction with other drug

You should not take lovaza unless you have been advised by your doctor if you use any of the medications listed below:

  • Medicines used to prevent blood clots include alteplase, clopidogrel, dipyridamole, and others.
  • A blood thinner—warfarin, coumadin. Jantoven. Apixaban. Rivaroxaban. Dabigatran.

This list is incomplete. Lovaza may be affected by other drugs, such as prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. This list does not include all possible drug interactions.




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