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Vascepa Approval History

  • FDA approved: Yes (First approved July 26th, 2012)
  • Brand name: Vascepa
  • Generic name: icosapent ethyl
  • Dosage form: Capsules
  • Company: Amarin Corporation plc
  • Treatment for: Hypertriglyceridemia

Vascepa (icosapent ethyl) is an ethyl ester of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) indicated as an adjunct to diet to reduce triglyceride (TG) levels in adult patients with severe hypertriglyceridemia.

Development History and FDA Approval Process for Vascepa

Jul 27, 2012Approval Amarin Announces FDA Approval of Vascepa (icosapent ethyl) Capsules for the Reduction of Triglyceride Levels in Adult Patients With Severe Hypertriglyceridemia

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