Omega-3-Acid Ethyl Esters (Fish Oil)
Omega-3-acid ethyl esters (Lovaza®) is a fish oil medication approved to treat very high triglycerides. It is highly refined to remove toxins, impurities, fat, and cholesterol. Currently, it is the only omega-3 medication available by prescription only. Heartburn, infections, and burping are some of the possible side effects.
This product comes in the form of a capsule that is taken once or twice a day. To help ensure your safety, talk to your healthcare provider before taking it if you have diabetes, an underactive thyroid, or kidney disease.
(To learn more about this product, including why it is probably less likely to cause "fish burp" than other fish oil supplements, click Omega-3-Acid Ethyl Esters.)