Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Vascepa

Descriptions


Icosapent ethyl is used together with a proper diet to help control high triglyceride (fat-like substance) levels in the blood. This medicine is also used together with a statin medicine to lower the risk of heart attack, stroke, and certain heart problems requiring hospitalization in adults with heart or blood vessel disease or diabetes.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Capsule, Liquid Filled