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    Docosahexaenoic acid(DHA)

    Information about Docosahexaenoic acid(DHA)

    Docosahexaenoic acid(dha) uses

    Docosahexaenoic acid(DHA) is used in nutritional deficiencies.

    How docosahexaenoic acid(dha) 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 of docosahexaenoic acid(dha)

    Allergy, Heartburn, Weight gain, Nausea, Diarrhoea

    Available Medicine for Docosahexaenoic acid(DHA)

    Expert advice for Docosahexaenoic acid(DHA)

    • Tell your doctor if you have diabetes.
    • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any allergic symptoms.
    • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
    • Do not take if allergic to DHA or any of its ingredients.
    • Do not take if having problem with aspirin-sensitivity and hypertension.
    • Do not take if allergic to fish products.


    Content on this page was last updated on 12 January, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)