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Triglycerides
Prescription
vs
Supplements
Rick Harrison's
Story
About
Vascepa
Getting
Started

VERY HIGH
TRIGS
(Triglycerides)

MAY LEAD TO SERIOUS
MEDICAL CONDITIONS

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You’ve read about cholesterol, but triglycerides are different. Learn more about how very high triglycerides affect your health and how to manage them here.

Prescription
VASCEPA

VS

Fish-oil (omega-3)
Supplements

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Find out more about the important differences between VASCEPA and fish-oil (omega-3) supplements.

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RICK'S
STORY

HEAR RICK HARRISON'S STORY

Rick Harrison, star of A&E's hit show “Pawn Stars®,” is also a VASCEPA patient! Click here to read about his journey.

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Rick's Story

Benefits of
VASCEPA

Know your omega-3—not all products that come from fish oil contain the same ingredients. VASCEPA is a prescription omega-3 capsule that contains only EPA. Along with diet and exercise, VASCEPA can help you to lower your very high triglycerides without raising your bad cholesterol.

* Prescriber ID# required on prescription. Not for use by residents of VT, nor medical professionals licensed in VT. May not be used to obtain prescription drugs paid for by Federal or State Healthcare Programs including Medicare Part D excluding Federal & State Health exchanges. This offer is not valid for those patients under 18 years of age. Void where prohibited by law.
As shown in a clinical trial.1

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taking control of your trigs
with VASCEPA

Now that you know more about very high triglycerides and how to manage them with VASCEPA, here are the practical steps you can follow to

Reference:
1. Bays HE, Ballantyne CM, Kastelein JJ, Isaacsohn JL, Braeckman RA, Soni PN. Eicosapentaenoic acid ethyl ester (AMR101) therapy in patients with very high triglyceride levels (from the Multi-center plAcebo-controlled, Randomized, double-blINd, 12-week study with an open-label Extension [MARINE] trial). Am J Cardiol. 2011;108(5):682-690. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2011.04.015.

What is VASCEPA®?

VASCEPA is a prescription medicine used along with a low-fat and low-cholesterol diet to lower high levels of triglycerides (fats) in adults.

It is not known if VASCEPA changes your risk of having inflammation of your pancreas (pancreatitis).

It is not known if VASCEPA prevents you from having a heart attack or stroke.

It is not known if VASCEPA is safe and effective in children.

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?

It is not known if people who are allergic to fish or shellfish are also allergic to VASCEPA.

The most common side effect of VASCEPA is joint pain. Talk to your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

As with all drugs, you may experience a serious side effect when taking VASCEPA.

Tell your doctor if you take medicines that affect your blood clotting (anticoagulants or blood thinners).

If you have liver problems and are taking VASCEPA, your doctor should do blood tests during treatment.

Take VASCEPA capsules whole. Do not break, crush, dissolve, or chew VASCEPA capsules before swallowing.
You may report side effects by calling 1-855-VASCEPA or the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

For more information on VASCEPA, see the full Prescribing Information or call 1-855-VASCEPA (1-855-827-2372).

Important Safety Information

What is VASCEPA®?

VASCEPA is a prescription medicine used along with a low-fat and low-cholesterol diet to lower high levels of triglycerides (fats) in adults.

It is not known if VASCEPA changes your risk of having inflammation of your pancreas (pancreatitis).

It is not known if VASCEPA prevents you from having a heart attack or stroke.

It is not known if VASCEPA is safe and effective in children.

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?

It is not known if people who are allergic to fish or shellfish are also allergic to VASCEPA.

The most common side effect of VASCEPA is joint pain. Talk to your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

As with all drugs, you may experience a serious side effect when taking VASCEPA.

Tell your doctor if you take medicines that affect your blood clotting (anticoagulants or blood thinners).

If you have liver problems and are taking VASCEPA, your doctor should do blood tests during treatment.

Take VASCEPA capsules whole. Do not break, crush, dissolve, or chew VASCEPA capsules before swallowing.
You may report side effects by calling 1-855-VASCEPA or the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

For more information on VASCEPA, see the full Prescribing Information or call 1-855-VASCEPA (1-855-827-2372).