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Lovaza vs Vascepa, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 51

This is personalized comparison of Lovaza vs Vascepa for a male aged 51. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Lovaza (latest outcomes from 10,407 users) has active ingredients of omega-3-acid ethyl esters. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Vascepa (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of icosapent ethyl.

On Jul, 24, 2014: 462 male patients aged 50 who take the same drugs are studied in Lovaza vs Vascepa

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male50Blood Triglycerides

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Lovaza omega-3-acid ethyl estersnot specified
Vascepa icosapent ethylnot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 50 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
LovazaVascepa
Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Dizziness
Erythema (redness of the skin)
Headache (pain in head)
Diarrhoea
Pain
Arthralgia (joint pain)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
LovazaVascepa
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Heart Rate Increased
Joint Pain
Pain - Joints
Heart Fibrillation (heart rhythm disorder)
Oesophageal Pain
Constipation
Liver Injury
High Blood Cholesterol
Gastric Disorder (disease of stomach)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Lovaza1.89%33.96%32.08%20.75%11.32%
Vascepa0.000.000.000.000.00

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On eHealthMe, Lovaza (omega-3-acid ethyl esters) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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