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SALT INFORMATION

Docosahexanoic Acid(120mg)

TYPICAL USAGE

Taken as Nutritional Supplement.

SIDE EFFECTS

GI disturbances (especially at high doses) e.g. nausea, eructation, vomiting, abdominal distension, diarrhoea and constipation.

DRUG INTERACTION

May increase hypotension when used with antihypertensive medications.

MECHANISM OF ACTION

Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) is a long-chain unsaturated fatty acid that is a member of the omega-3 family of fatty acids. DHA plays an important role in brain and retinal development in infants. It is also the most abundant unsaturated fatty acid found in the brain.

Eicosapentaenoic Acid(180mg)

TYPICAL USAGE

To delay the progression and reduce symptoms of diabetic neuropathy and other associated symptoms of diabetes mellitus particularly in subjects with good blood sugar control and limited microangiopathy.

SIDE EFFECTS

Gastrointestinal disturbances, including nausea, eructation, vomiting, abdominal distension, diarrhoea and constipation.

DRUG INTERACTION

Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

MECHANISM OF ACTION

The omega-3 fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid is long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, which compete with arachidonic acid for inclusion in cyclo-oxygenase and lipoxygenase pathways. It's actions include hypolipidaemic action (especially a reduction in plasma triglycerides) by reducing very-low-density lipoproteins; anti-inflammatory action, attributed to effects on leukotriene synthesis; and antiplatelet effect, attributed to effects on prostanoid synthesis, which promote vasodilatation, reduction in platelet aggregation, increased bleeding time and decreased platelet counts.

SUBSTITUTES

No substitutes found

INTERACTIONS

Can I take Mega3 (3) during pregnancy?

There is sufficient evidence to suggest that there is no risk to the fetus in the first trimester (12 weeks) of pregnancy and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Can I take Mega3 (3) while breastfeeding/lactation?

Safest: Evidence from clinical studies has shown that this drug when taken by breastfeeding mothers has not shown any major side effects in infants. The possibility of harm to the breastfed infants is expected to be rare or the drug does not reach the infant through breast milk. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Can I take Mega3 (3) with alcohol?

No studies found