omega-3-acid ethyl esters (Lovaza) (cont.)

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NURSING MOTHERS: It is not known whether Lovaza is excreted in human milk and caution should be exercised when administering Lovaza to nursing women.

SIDE EFFECTS: Upset stomach, burping, and strange tastes in may occur. If these effects persist or worsen, patients should notify their doctor. They also should tell their doctors immediately if any of the following rare but serious side effects that suggest increased bleeding occur: easy bleeding from cuts/bruising, black/tarry stools, vomitus that looks like coffee grounds.

Reference: FDA Prescribing Information

Last Editorial Review: 11/10/2009 2:53:29 PM

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