If you have risk factors like heart disease
or diabetes and raised triglycerides ( 150 mg/dL)
Ask your doctor about game-changing heart
protection from VASCEPA
INDICATION AND IMPORTANT SAFETY
WHAT IS VASCEPA?
VASCEPA is a prescription medicine used:
• along with certain medicines (statins) to reduce the
risk of heart attack, stroke and certain types of heart
issues requiring hospitalization in adults with heart
(cardiovascular) disease, or diabetes and 2 or more
additional risk factors for heart disease.
• along with a lowfat
diet to lower
high levels of triglycerides (fats) in adults.
It is not known if VASCEPA changes your risk of having
infl ammation of your pancreas (pancreatitis).
It is not known if VASCEPA is safe and e ective in children.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
WHO SHOULD NOT TAKE VASCEPA?
• Do not take VASCEPA if you are allergic to icosapent
ethyl or any of the ingredients in VASCEPA.
WHAT ARE THE POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS OF VASCEPA?
VASCEPA may cause serious side e ects, including:
• Heart rhythm problems (atrial fi brillation and atrial
fl utter). Heart rhythm problems which can be serious
and cause hospitalization have happened in people
who take VASCEPA, especially in people who have
heart (cardiovascular) disease or diabetes with a risk
factor for heart (cardiovascular) disease, or who have
had heart rhythm problems in the past. Tell your doctor
if you get any symptoms of heart rhythm problems
such as feeling as if your heart is beating fast and
irregular, lightheadedness, dizziness, shortness of
breath, chest discomfort or you faint.
• Possible allergic reactions if you are allergic to fi sh or
shellfi sh. Stop taking VASCEPA and tell your doctor
right away or get emergency medical help if you have
any signs or symptoms of an allergic reaction.
• Bleeding. Serious bleeding can happen in people who
take VASCEPA. Your risk of bleeding may increase
if you are also taking a blood thinner medicine.
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