Medicine : Mega3 (3)

Name:Mega3 (3)
Type:Capsule
Manufacturer:Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
Generic Use:Docosahexanoic Acid , Eicosapentaenoic Acid
Composition:Docosahexanoic Acid(120mg) , Eicosapentaenoic Acid(180mg)
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Generic ( Docosahexanoic Acid )



Typical use Of Docosahexanoic Acid :Taken As Nutritional Supplement.
Mechanism of action of Docosahexanoic Acid :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.
Drug Interaction of Docosahexanoic Acid :May Increase Hypotension When Used With Antihypertensive Medications.
Side effects of Docosahexanoic Acid :GI Disturbances (especially At High Doses) E.g. Nausea, Eructation, Vomiting, Abdominal Distension, Diarrhoea And Constipation.

INTERACTIONS OF DOCOSAHEXANOIC ACID


How Docosahexanoic Acid will impact on Pregnancy ?

There Are No Studies Available Regarding Its Use During Pregnancy. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Docosahexanoic Acid will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

There Are No Studies Available Regarding Its Use During Lactation. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Docosahexanoic Acid

No Studies Found






Generic ( Eicosapentaenoic Acid )



Typical use Of Eicosapentaenoic Acid :To Delay The Progression And Reduce Symptoms Of Diabetic Neuropathy And Other Associated Symptoms Of Diabetes Mellitus Particularly In Subjects With Good Blood Sugar Control And Limited Microangiopathy.
Mechanism of action of Eicosapentaenoic Acid :The Omega-3 Fatty Acids Eicosapentaenoic Acid Is Long-chain N-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids, Which Compete With Arachidonic Acid For Inclusion In Cyclo-oxygenase And Lipoxygenase Pathways. It's Actions Include Hypolipidaemic Action (especially A Reduction In Plasma Triglycerides) By Reducing Very-low-density Lipoproteins; Anti-inflammatory Action, Attributed To Effects On Leukotriene Synthesis; And Antiplatelet Effect, Attributed To Effects On Prostanoid Synthesis, Which Promote Vasodilatation, Reduction In Platelet Aggregation, Increased Bleeding Time And Decreased Platelet Counts.
Drug Interaction of Eicosapentaenoic Acid :Do Not Start Or Stop Any Medicine Without Doctor Or Pharmacist Approval.
Side effects of Eicosapentaenoic Acid :Gastrointestinal Disturbances, Including Nausea, Eructation, Vomiting, Abdominal Distension, Diarrhoea And Constipation.

INTERACTIONS OF EICOSAPENTAENOIC ACID


How Eicosapentaenoic Acid will impact on Pregnancy ?

There Is Sufficient Evidence To Suggest That There Is No Risk To The Fetus In The First Trimester (12 Weeks) Of Pregnancy And There Is No Evidence Of Risk In Later Trimesters. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Eicosapentaenoic Acid will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Safest: Evidence From Clinical Studies Has Shown That This Drug When Taken By Breastfeeding Mothers Has Not Shown Any Major Side Effects In Infants. The Possibility Of Harm To The Breastfed Infants Is Expected To Be Rare Or The Drug Does Not Reach The Infant Through Breast Milk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Eicosapentaenoic Acid

No Studies Found