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Omega-3 fatty acids (Fish Oils)

Régine Béliard, Pharm.D., Simeon Margolis, M.D.
Omega-3 fatty acids (Fish Oils) is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide.

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INDICATIONS

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  • Hypertriglyceridemia - as an adjuct to diet to reduce triglycerides levels in adults with severe (≥500 mg/dL) triglyceride hypertriglyceridemia.

NON-FDA APPROVED USES

  • Limited data to support prevention of CVD in patients at high cardiovascular disease risk.[1]
  • Some data to support prevention of CVD in patients with prior CVD, although treatment does not reduce the incidence of recurrent nonfatal MI.[1]
  • Prevention of arrhythmias[6]

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Last updated: February 3, 2019

Citation

Béliard, Régine, and Simeon Margolis. "Omega-3 Fatty Acids (Fish Oils)." Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide, 2019. Johns Hopkins Guide, www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547106/all/Omega_3_fatty_acids__Fish_Oils_.
Béliard R, Margolis S. Omega-3 fatty acids (Fish Oils). Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide. 2019. https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547106/all/Omega_3_fatty_acids__Fish_Oils_. Accessed May 25, 2019.
Béliard, R., & Margolis, S. (2019). Omega-3 fatty acids (Fish Oils). In Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide. Available from https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547106/all/Omega_3_fatty_acids__Fish_Oils_
Béliard R, Margolis S. Omega-3 Fatty Acids (Fish Oils) [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide. ; 2019. [cited 2019 May 25]. Available from: https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547106/all/Omega_3_fatty_acids__Fish_Oils_.
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