Vascepa FDA Approval History
FDA Approved: Yes (First approved July 26, 2012)
Brand name: Vascepa
Generic name: icosapent ethyl
Dosage form: Capsules
Company: Amarin Corporation plc
Treatment for: Hypertriglyceridemia, Cardiovascular Risk Reduction
Vascepa (icosapent ethyl) is an ethyl ester of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) indicated as an adjunct to diet to reduce triglyceride levels in adult patients with severe hypertriglyceridemia, and as an adjunct to statin therapy to reduce the risk of of cardiovascular events.
Development Timeline for Vascepa
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