FISH OIL
















  • Reference - AHA website
Fish Omega-3 fatty acids per 3 oz serving
Salmon 1100 - 1900 mg
Flounder or sole 480 mg
Pollock 450 mg
Crabs 270 - 400 mg
Scallops 180 - 340 mg
Catfish 220 - 300 mg
Shrimp 290 mg
Clams 250 mg
Canned tuna 170 - 240 mg
Cod 150 - 240 mg




  • References [1-7, 33,34,35]
Baseline triglyceride % reduction with
3-4 grams of fish oil per day
> 600 mg/dl 30 - 50%
< 600 mg/dl 20 - 30%




  • Reference [33,35]
  • *Only reported in Epanova® PI
  • Doses of 4 grams a day
Side effect % of patients taking fish oil
% of patients taking placebo
Belching 3 - 4% 1%
Upset stomach 3 - 5% 2%
Abnormal taste in mouth 4% 1%
Diarrhea*
15% 2%

























    What is PMID?    PI = Manufacturer's Package Insert