Vascepa

( Icosapent Ethyl )

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Icosapent Ethyl

Drug Info for icosapent ethyl

Icosapent ethyl is used together with lifestyle changes (diet, weight loss, exercise) to reduce the amount of triglycerides (a fat-like substance) in the blood. It is also used along with cholesterol-lowering medications (statins) to decrease the risk of a heart attack, a stroke, or other heart problems that require hospitalization in certain adults with high triglyceride levels and heart disease or diabetes with 2 or more other heart disease risk factors. Icosapent ethyl is in a class of medications called antilipemic or lipid-regulating agents. Icosapent ethyl may work by decreasing the amount of triglycerides and other fats made in the liver.

Missed dose: Take a dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then and take a regular dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.

Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.

Oral routeIt is best to take this medicine with food or milk.

Swallow the capsule whole. Do not crush, break, chew, dissolve, or open it.

Oral routeCarefully follow your doctor's instructions about any special diet.

Read and follow the patient instructions that come with this medicine. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions.

Your doctor will tell you how much medicine to use. Do not use more than directed.

This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use it if you had an allergic reaction to icosapent ethyl (an omega-3 fatty acid also known as EPA).

Do not stop using this medicine suddenly. Your doctor will need to slowly decrease your dose before you stop it completely.

Your doctor will do lab tests at regular visits to check on the effects of this medicine. Keep all appointments.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

This medicine may cause the following problems:Increase risk of heart rhythm problemsIncrease risk of bleeding

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have liver disease, diabetes, heart rhythm problems, pancreas problems, or an underactive thyroid. Tell your doctor if are allergic to fish or shellfish, or if you drink alcohol.

Some medicines can affect how icosapent ethyl works. Tell your doctor if you are also using aspirin, clopidogrel, or a blood thinner (including warfarin).

Do not drink alcohol while you are using this medicine.

  • Fast, pounding, or uneven heartbeat
  • Lightheadedness, dizziness, fainting
  • Swelling of the hands, legs, or feet
  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
  • Joint or muscle pain