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Code:001524-001

ETHYL ICOSAPENTATE Granular Capsules 900mg SAWAI : 84 sachets

Sale Price:US$127.00

Warehouse Japan1
Manufacturer Sawai Pharmaceutical
Brand Sawai Pharmaceutical
JAN Code 4987080737414
GS1 14987080737411
Ingredient Code 3399004
Shipping Schedule 5 to 10 working days after payment

Description

This medicine prevents blood clotting and improves blood flow by suppressing platelet aggregation. It also maintains blood vessel elasticity. This medicine lowers cholesterol and triglyceride in the blood.
It is usually used to improve ulcers, pain and coldness associated with arteriosclerosis obliterans and treat hyperlipidemia.

Presentation

84 sachets

Feature

faint yellow clear capsule, diameter: 4 mm

Active Ingredients

Ethyl icosapentate

Effect/Efficacy

This medicine prevents blood clotting and improves blood flow by suppressing platelet aggregation. It also maintains blood vessel elasticity. This medicine lowers cholesterol and triglyceride in the blood.
It is usually used to improve ulcers, pain and coldness associated with arteriosclerosis obliterans and treat hyperlipidemia.

Usage/Dosage

For improvement of ulcers, pain and coldness associated with arteriosclerosis obliterans : In general, for adults, take 600 mg of the active ingredient at a time, three times a day, right after each meal. The dosage may be adjusted according to age or symptoms.
For hyperlipidemia : In general, for adults, take 900 mg of the active ingredient at a time, twice a day, or 600 mg at a time, three times a day, right after meals. If the triglyceride level is abnormal, the dosage may be increased up to 900 mg at a time, three times a day, depending on the degree of abnormality.
This medicine contains 900 mg of the active ingredient in a packet (45 capsules). Strictly follow the instructions in any case.
Make sure to take this medicine right after meals since the absorption of the medicine will be reduced if you take it on an empty stomach.
Do not chew this medicine.
If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. You should never take two doses at one time.
If you accidentally take more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Cautions

If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
If you are bleeding (hemophilia, capillary fragility, gastrointestinal ulcer, bleeding of urinary tract, hemoptysis, vitreous bleeding, etc.).
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Strictly follow the instructions on dietary/exercise therapy.
Keep out of the reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

Contraindication

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include rash, itch, bleeding tendency (subcutaneous bleeding, bloody urine, gum bleeding, ocular fundal bleeding, nose bleeding, gastrointestinal bleeding, etc.), anemia, nausea, stomach discomfort, diarrhea, abdominal pain, heartburn, liver dysfunction, cough and respiratory distress. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
general malaise, loss of appetite, yellow discoloration of the skin and the white of eyes [liver dysfunction, jaundice]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.