Vascepa (icosapent) works in the liver and bloodstream to reduce very low-density triglycerides. Vascepa is used together with a low-fat and low-cholesterol diet to reduce triglycerides (fats) in adults with severely high triglycerides.
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It is primarily used to reduce triglyceride levels and has anti inflammatory properties. I take it to ease the muscle aches I have from taking Lipitor. I can honestly say this drug worked and it reduce the pain enough to where I am now active. It also decreased my lipid profile by 9% and I will be able to reduce the amount of Lipitor I take. Some people have used it for dry eyes and others for arthritis.
- Vascepa Information for Consumers
- Vascepa Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Vascepa (detailed)
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