Vascepa Drug Interactions

Vascepa Drug Interactions Explained

At least theoretically, it is possible that combining Vascepa 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 Vascepa 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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