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Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids Dosage

Medically reviewed on May 5, 2017.

Applies to the following strengths: ethyl esters 1000 mg; 1200 mg; 1000 mg; 500 mg; 200 mg; with Vitamin B Complex; with Vitamin B Complex and Vitamin D; 1050 mg; 350 mg; with Vitamin B Complex and chromium; 1100 mg; with Vitamin D and E; 290 mg-200 intl units; 425 mg; 1600 mg/5 mL; 667 mg; 1400 mg/5 mL

Usual Adult Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Hypertriglyceridemia

1 gram prescription only products:
4 grams orally daily; may be given as a single dose or 2 divided doses.

Comments:
-Assess triglyceride levels carefully before starting therapy and identify other possible causes (e.g. diabetes, hypothyroidism, medications) and manage appropriately.
-Patients should be on a lipid lowering diet prior to using this medication, and continue the diet during use of this medication.
-Capsules should be swallowed whole; do not break, crush, chew or dissolve capsules.
-In clinical trials, the medication was administered with meals.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Dialysis

Data not available

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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