Docosahexanoic Acid

Information about Docosahexanoic Acid

Docosahexanoic acid uses

Docosahexanoic Acid is used in nutritional deficiencies.

How docosahexanoic acid works

Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) is a long-chain unsaturated fatty acid that is a member of the omega-3 family of fatty acids. DHA plays an important role in brain and retinal development in infants. It is also the most abundant unsaturated fatty acid found in the brain.

Common side effects of docosahexanoic acid

Gastrointestinal discomfort, Belching, Vomiting, Nausea, Constipation, Diarrhoea.

Available Medicine for Docosahexanoic Acid

No medicine available

Content on this page was last updated on 16 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)