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Icosapent Ethyl

icosapent
Icosapent is used together with other medicines (such as statins) to reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, and some types of heart problems that need hospitalization in adults. Icosapent is used together with a low-fat and low-cholesterol diet to reduce triglycerides (fats) in adults with severely high triglycerides. It is not known whether icosapent will lower your risk of pancreatitis (inflammation of your pancreas). Icosapent may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
icosapent
DRUG TYPE
miscellaneous antihyperlipidemic agents

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