Triklo Capsules Dosage
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Dec 17, 2020.
Generic name: OMEGA-3-ACID ETHYL ESTERS 1g
Dosage form: capsule, liquid filled
- Assess triglyceride levels carefully before initiating therapy. Identify other causes (e.g., diabetes mellitus, hypothyroidism, or medications) of high triglyceride levels and manage as appropriate [see Indications and Usage (1)].
- Patients should be placed on an appropriate lipid-lowering diet before receiving TRIKLO CAPSULES, and should continue this diet during treatment with TRIKLO CAPSULES. In clinical studies, TRIKLO CAPSULES were administered with meals.
The daily dose of TRIKLO CAPSULES is 4 grams per day. The daily dose may be taken as a single 4-gram dose (4 capsules) or as two 2-gram doses (2 capsules given twice daily).
Patients should be advised to swallow TRIKLO CAPSULES whole. Do not break open, crush, dissolve, or chew TRIKLO CAPSULES.
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