Epa (Eicosapentaenoic Acid)
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diarrhea; heartburn; skin rash; itching; nosebleed; and joint, back, and muscle pain. Fish oils containing EPA can cause fishy taste, belching, nosebleeds, nausea, and loose stools. Taking EPA with meals can often decrease these side effects.
When used in amounts greater than 3 grams per day, EPA can thin the blood and increase the risk for bleeding.
Do not use EPA if:
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