Maxepa

MaxEPA

A proprietary fish oil formulation high in n-3 fatty acids. MaxEPA is said to be useful for hypertriglyceridaemia, reducing atherosclerosis and the risk of re-infarction in patients with healed myocardial infarcts.
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Maxepa

A brand name for EICOSAPENTAENOIC ACID.
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Tarkowski, "Effect of MaxEPA in patients with SLE: A double-blind, crossover study," Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology, vol.
Combinatorial effect of fish oil (Maxepa) and 1alpha,25-dihydroxyvitamin D(3) in the chemoprevention of DMBA-induced mammary carcinogenesis in rats.
There are several high EPA supplements on the market from supermarkets, chemists and health food stores including eyeq, VegEPA, Morepa, and Maxepa.
That's like taking from two to seven MaxEPA fish oil capsules--up to a day's supply.
A serving of white tuna in water contains a bit less than a half-gram of omegas--a little more than one MaxEPA capsule.
Pilley described the difficult path he had to follow in obtaining an AMM and marketing Maxepa - a product product containing two specific omega-3 fatty acids.
After serious internal debate, the AMM was granted with the claim that Maxepa is effective in treating isolated or combined hypertriglyceridemia.
One condition of Maxepa's drug status with reimbursement is that clinical trials must be continued.
And, he adds, "if you took as much as in our study [18 MaxEPAs a day], it would cost $1,000 a year."