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2 Cardiovascular system
02-12 Omega-3 fatty acid compounds

Omega-3-Acid Ethyl Esters
Formulary
Capsules

Restricted Item Should only be used for the treatment of hypertriglyceridaemia under the care of a lipid management specialist.

Omega-3-Acid Ethyl Esters are NOT recommended for the secondary prevention of Myocardial Infarction. See GMMMG IPNTS recommendation.
Link  GMMMG IPNTS Recommendation: Omacor Capsules
Link  NICE CG181: Lipid Modification
Link  NICE Evidence Summary: schizophrenia - omega-3 fatty acid medicines
 

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Omega-3-Marine Triglycerides Maxepa®
Non Formulary
Link  NICE: schizophrenia - omega-3 fatty acid medicines
 

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