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Vascepa (icosapent) Disease Interactions

There is 1 disease interaction with Vascepa (icosapent):

Moderate

Omega-3 fatty acids (applies to Vascepa) liver disease

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility.

Increases in alanine aminotransferase (ALT) and/or aspartate aminotransferase (AST) levels have been observed in patients receiving omega-3 fatty acids. Therapy with omega-3 fatty acid preparations should be administered cautiously in patients with hepatic impairment. Serum liver enzyme levels should be monitored periodically.

Vascepa (icosapent) drug interactions

There are 72 drug interactions with Vascepa (icosapent)

Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No interaction information available.

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