National Geographic : 2010 Jul
Very high triglycerides is a medical term for something serious: TOO MUCH FAT IN YOUR BLOOD. Treat it with the only medication made from omega-3 fish oil: LOVAZA ©2010 The GlaxoSmithKline Group of Companies All rights reserved. Printed in USA. LVZ645R0 March 2010 Ask your doctor if LOVAZA is right for you Visit LOVAZA.com or call 1-877-LOVAZA1 LOVAZA is a registered trademark of GlaxoSmithKline. Capsule shown not actual size If you have high cholesterol, high blood pressure, or diabetes, you may also have very high triglycerides, which is a serious medical condition. LOVAZA, along with diet, has been clinically proven to effectively lower very high triglycerides*, but has not been shown to prevent heart attacks or strokes. LOVAZA is the only FDA-approved medication made from omega-3 fish oil. It's purified. It's concentrated. And you can't get it at a health food store. Ask your doctor about LOVAZA--the prescription that starts in the sea. *Individual results may vary. Important Safety Information for LOVAZA LOVAZA, along with diet, helps to lower very high triglycerides ( 500 mg/dL) in adult patients. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to fish or shellfish as LOVAZA may not be right for you. Talk to your doctor about any medical conditions you have and any medications you are taking, especially those that may increase your risk of bleeding. In some patients, LDL (bad) cholesterol may increase. Your healthcare provider should do blood tests before and during treatment with LOVAZA to check your cholesterol and triglyceride levels. If you have liver disease, you may require additional monitoring. Possible side effects include burping, infection, flu-like symptoms, upset stomach and change in sense of taste. How supplied: 1-gram capsule Please see important Patient Information on the next page. You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.