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Condition: High Amount of Triglyceride in the Blood
11/23/2008 1:04:04 PM

Reviewer: dave, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
For last two months, taking two 1GM Capsules twice daily. Trigs before at 310, trigs now at 320. No side effects. Doc switched me to Tricor and now I have some reservations. Note: Prescription Lovaza 900 mg contains active ingredients of 465mg of EPA and 375mg of DHA. My old container of Omega 3 Fish Oil from Sam's Club 1000mg contains active ingredients of 180mg EPA and 120mg of DHA. May be o ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Amount of Triglyceride in the Blood
11/15/2008 1:02:11 PM

Reviewer: educatednut3, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
2 years later it brought my trigs down 60%.Now I have a concern. My ears started howling at night and I could't sleep. got off of it.

Condition: High Amount of Triglyceride in the Blood
11/15/2008 11:03:46 AM

Reviewer: hopeful, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had just started this Lovaza but am hesitant about taking it. I had tried to take the over the counter Omega-3 before and discovered it made my body ache so I quit taking it.Body aches stopped. Now the Dr put me on Lovaza (tri-269) and I think this is doing ths same thing with body aches.From my head to my toes I ache. I really don't know how effective this is yet since I just started taking ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Amount of Triglyceride in the Blood
11/11/2008 9:15:28 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have just been prescribed this med. Am currently on Lipitor and low dose aspirin, with triglyceride level of 350+ and little to no reduction in 6 years of monitoring. I hope my levels and weight drop as some have.

Condition: High Amount of Triglyceride in the Blood
10/17/2008 1:21:20 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on lovaza for 6 months. At 4 months, it had already lowered my triglycerides by 50%. I have lost 20 pounds and I was struggling to lose weight before taking this drug. The only negetive is the cost. I keep doing it because I am a diabetic and have had two types of cancer. It will actually save me money in the long run if I take the weight off and decrease or eliminate the other medi ... Show Full Comment

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