Related terms

Aceite de pescado (Spanish), ácido alfa-linolénico (Spanish), ácidos grasos omega-3 (Spanish), ALA, alpha-linolenic acid (ALA, C18:3 n-3), cod liver oil, coldwater fish, DHA, docosahexaenoic acid (DHA, C22:6 n-3), docosapentaenoic acid (DPA, 22:5 n-3), DPA, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA, C20:5 n-3), EPA, fish body oil, fish extract, fish liver oil, fish oil, fish oil fatty acids, halibut oil, krill oil, Lipoplus®, Lipoplus® 20%, long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids, Lovaza®, mackerel oil, marine oil, MaxEPA®, menhaden oil, n-3 fatty acids, n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, Omacor®, omega fatty acids, Omega Rx, omega-3 fatty acids, omega-3 oils, Omegaven®, polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), salmon oil, seal oil, shark liver oil, SMOFlipid®, w-3 fatty acids.

Note: This patient monograph is based on a search of omega-3 fatty acids in general, not the individual omega-3 fatty acids. Additional professional monographs are available on DHA, EPA, fish oil, and alpha-linolenic acid (ALA). Omega-3 fatty acids should not be confused with omega-6 fatty acids.

This evidence-based monograph was prepared by The Natural Standard Research Collaboration