Docosahexaenoic acid


Concise Prescribing Info
Indications/Uses
Nutritional supplementation.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult: PO Usual range: 125-250 mg 1-2 times/day.
Special Precautions
Caution when used in patients with haemorrhagic disorders or asthmatic patients sensitive to aspirin. Monitor hepatic function in patients with hepatic impairment, especially in those on high doses.
Adverse Reactions
GI disturbances (especially at high doses) e.g. nausea, eructation, vomiting, abdominal distension, diarrhoea and constipation.
Drug Interactions
Monitor prothrombin time when used with anticoagulant medications (including warfarin), aspirin or aspirin-containing products, NSAIDs, antiplatelet agents (e.g. ticlopidine, clopidogrel, dipyridamole). May increase hypotension when used with antihypertensive medications.
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