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Composition for EFASTENOL

Eicosapentaenoic Acid(NA),Docosahexaenoic acid(DHA)(NA)

food interaction for EFASTENOL

alcohol interaction for EFASTENOL

pregnancy interaction for EFASTENOL

lactation interaction for EFASTENOL

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Efastenol capsule is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for EFASTENOL

Eicosapentaenoic Acid(NA)

Uses

Eicosapentaenoic Acid is used in nutritional defeciencies.

How it works

The omega-3 fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid is long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, which compete with arachidonic acid for inclusion in cyclo-oxygenase and lipoxygenase pathways. It's actions include hypolipidaemic action (especially a reduction in plasma triglycerides) by reducing very-low-density lipoproteins; anti-inflammatory action, attributed to effects on leukotriene synthesis; and antiplatelet effect, attributed to effects on prostanoid synthesis, which promote vasodilatation, reduction in platelet aggregation, increased bleeding time and decreased platelet counts.

Common side effects

Nausea, Gastrointestinal discomfort, Belching, Vomiting, Constipation, Diarrhoea
Docosahexaenoic acid(DHA)(NA)

Uses

Docosahexaenoic acid(DHA) is used in nutritional defeciencies.

How it works

Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) belongs to the class of medications called as nutritional supplements. DHA plays a vital role in the brain development. DHA decreases cholesterol and triglyceride levels, inhibits platelet aggregation and oxidation of LDL, decreases the synthesis of inflammatory markers such as prostaglandins. Overall, DHA plays a vital role in reducing the heart and circulatory disease risks.

Common side effects

Allergy, Heartburn, Weight gain, Nausea, Diarrhoea

SUBSTITUTES for EFASTENOL

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Content on this page was last updated on 05 August, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)