Omacor 1000mg Omega 3 Capsules 100 Capsules


Omacor 1000mg Omega 3 Capsules 100 Capsules

Omacor 1000 mg capsules contain highly purified omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids.

Omacor belongs to a group of so-called reducers of cholesterol and triglycerides.


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Omacor 1000mg Omega 3 Capsules 100 Capsules

Omacor 1000 mg capsules contain highly purified omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids. Omacor belongs to a group of so-called reducers of cholesterol and triglycerides.

Omacor 1000 mg Omega 3 Capsules 100 Capsules

  • Omacor contains highly purified omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids.
  • Omacor is used:
    • together with other medicines for treatment after a heart attack.
    • to treat certain forms of increased triglycerides (fats) in the blood after changes to the diet have not worked.

How To Use

How to take Omacor 1000mg Capsules

The usual dose is one capsule a day.

  • Swallow the capsules whole with a drink of water.
  • You may take the capsules at meal times to help reduce gastrointestinal side effects.
  • Your doctor will decide how long you should take Omacor capsules.

Warnings

Do not take Omacor 1000mg Capsules:

  • if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to the active substances or any of the other ingredients of Omacor

If any of the above applies to you, do not take this medicine, and talk to your doctor.

Warnings and precautions

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Omacor.

  • if you are due to have or have had surgery recently
  • if you have had a trauma recently
  • if you have a kidney problem
  • if you have diabetes which is not controlled
  • if you have problems with your liver. Your doctor will monitor any effects Omacor may have on your liver with blood tests.
  • if you are allergic to fish

Please read the Patient Information Leaflet 

Omacor with food and drink

You should take the capsules at meal times. This is to help lower the chances of side effects that affect the area in and around the stomach (the gastrointestinal area).

Elderly

Use Omacor with care if you are over 70 years.

Children

Children should not take this medicine.

Pregnancy and breast-feeding

You should not take this medicine if you are pregnant or breast-feeding, unless your doctor decides it is absolutely necessary.

Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before using any medicine.

Driving and using machines

This medicine is not likely to affect you being able to drive or use any tools or machines.

Omacor contains soya oil

Omacor contains soya oil. If you are allergic to peanut or soya, do not use this medicinal product.

Side Effects

Side Effects Of Omacor 1000mg Capsules

Common side effects (occur in 1 to 10 users in 100):

  • stomach problems like abdominal distension, pain, constipation, diarrhoea, indigestion (dyspepsia), gas, belching (eructation), acid reflux, feeling sick (nausea) and being sick (vomiting)

Uncommon side effects (occur in 1 to 10 users in 1,000):

  • high blood sugar levels
  • gout
  • dizziness
  • problems with taste
  • headache
  • low blood pressure
  • nose bleed
  • blood in your stools
  • rash

Rare side effects (occur in 1 to 10 users in 10,000):

  • allergic reactions
  • itchy rash (hives or urticaria)
  • liver disorders, with possible changes in the results of certain blood tests

Other side effects have occurred in a very small number of people but their exact frequency is unknown

  • itching

If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.

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