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Condition: High Amount of Triglyceride in the Blood
1/8/2014 8:58:42 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My Triglyceride level was 1770 when I started taking Lovaza. Three years later it is 74 (yes, 74)! For me a bonus is a huge jump in my HDL and drop in my LDL too! Not a common experience but great b/c I cannot take statins or lopid. Main side-effect has been burping and things taste weird a few hours after I take it. I use an opioid for pain I have due to chronic pancreatitis, and the side-ef ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Amount of Triglyceride in the Blood
1/6/2014 8:38:28 AM

Reviewer: hhealth, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Why would any DR. or patient continue to take Lovaza when a far superior medication can be taken. Vascepa from Amarin Corp is pure EPA. It does not contain DHA which raises your LDL cholesterol. It does not have the A-Fib warning like lovaza either. It does not result in fish burps. Your Dr. is probably getting a kickback to prescribe an inferior product. Talk to your DR>

Condition: High Amount of Triglyceride in the Blood
11/25/2013 1:00:02 PM

Reviewer: tony, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
First 3 months, fine, triglycerides count went down, but then started to have excessive burping and difficulty swallowing,Dr. said stop taking it. Quit about three weeks ago but condition continues. Waiting to see Dr. to proc

Condition: High Amount of Triglyceride in the Blood
10/10/2013 1:03:58 PM

Reviewer: tony, 65-74 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
First blood test after initial treatment very positive, waiting to see the next lab test,still taking four per day as prescribed.

Condition: High Amount of Triglyceride in the Blood
10/1/2013 11:00:37 AM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
control of high triglycerides

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