Fatty Acids, Omega-3
- Fatty Acids, Omega-3
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A group of fatty acids, often of marine origin, which have the first unsaturated bond in the third position from the omega carbon. These fatty acids are believed to reduce serum triglycerides, prevent insulin resistance, improve lipid profile, prolong bleeding times, reduce platelet counts, and decrease platelet adhesiveness.
Drug Drug Description Icosapent A polyunsaturated fatty acid, usually found in fish oils, that is used in many supplements. Icosapent ethyl An ethyl ester of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) that reduces synthesis and enhances clearance of triglycerides that is used to treat patients with severe hypertriglyceridemia. Omega-3-acid ethyl esters A mixture of fatty acids used as an adjunct to diet to reduce triglyceride (TG) levels in adult patients with severe hypertriglyceridemia. alpha-Linolenic acid A polyunsaturated omega-3 fatty acid found in many supplements. Resolvin E1 Resolvin E1 (RX 10001) is under investigation in clinical trial NCT00941018 (Single and Multiple Ascending Oral Dose Study of Resolvin E1 in Healthy Volunteers). Omega-3-carboxylic acids A medication used with other medications to lower triglyceride levels in adult patients with severe hypertriglyceridemia. Omega-3 fatty acids An ingredient found in a variety of supplements and vitamins. Doconexent An omega 3 fatty acid used in a variety of nutritional supplements to support central nervous system and cardiovascular health.
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