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Drug Interactions With Icosapent Ethyl

More Detail on Drug Interactions With Icosapent Ethyl

At least theoretically, it is possible that combining icosapent ethyl with anticoagulant or antiplatelet medications may increase the risk of bleeding, including dangerous internal bleeding. If you take these medications together, it is important to watch for any signs of bleeding, such as:
  • Easy bruising or bleeding
  • Bleeding that is difficult to stop
  • Signs of gastrointestinal bleeding, such as:
    • Black, tarry stools
    • Bright-red blood in the stool
    • Vomiting of blood
  • Signs of a hemorrhagic stroke (bleeding in the brain), such as:
    • Vision or speech changes
    • Weakness or numbness in an arm or leg
    • A severe headache.

Final Thoughts

It is possible that not all drug interactions with icosapent ethyl were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about the specific interactions that may apply to you.
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