The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
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Icosapent Ethyl (Vascepa) for Severe Hypertriglyceridemia
Icosapent ethyl (Vascepa [vas EE puh] – Amarin), the ethyl ester of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), has been approved by the FDA as an adjunct to diet for treatment of severe hypertriglyceridemia (≥500 mg/dL). Vascepa is the second omega-3...more
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