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Vascepa (Icosapent Ethyl)

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Type: drug type
Product: Vascepa Capsule
Manufacturer: Amarin Pharms
Country: United States
Dosage: 1000 mg
Type: drug type
Product: Vascepa Capsule
Manufacturer: HLS Therapeutics
Country: Canada
Dosage: 1000 mg

Generic Equivalent of Vascepa
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There is no generic product of Vascepa.

Vascepa Information

Vascepa Details (Brand and Generic) offers the brand Vascepa from the United States by Amarin Pharms and from Canada by HLS Therapeutics. The generic version Icosapent Ethyl is not available.


Vascepa is available in the strength of 1000 mg capsules.


Vascepa (Icosapent Ethyl) is a prescription medication used as an add-on to maximally tolerated statin therapy to reduce cardiovascular risk among patients with elevated triglyceride levels. This medication is used along with statins to reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, and certain types of heart issues that require hospitalization in adults with diabetes, heart disease and two or more additional risk factors for heart disease. Vascepa helps protect you from a life-threatening event like a heart attack or stroke. This medication is combined with a low-fat and low-cholesterol diet to reduce triglycerides in adults with severely high triglycerides. Icosapent ethyl belongs to the class of medications called antilipemic or lipid-regulating agents. It works in the liver and bloodstream to reduce very low-density triglycerides.

Side Effects and Precautions

The common side effects of Vascepa may include chest pressure, racing or pounding heartbeats, fluttering in your chest, feeling short of breath, constipation, gout, muscle or joint pain, and swelling of the hands, legs, or feet.

Call your doctor right away if you have any serious side effects such as:
• Fast or irregular heartbeats, dizziness, shortness of breath, chest discomfort, fainting, or if you feel light-headed;
• Serious bleeding

Warnings and Interactions

You should not use Vascepa if you are allergic to Icosapent. Before you start taking this medication, tell your doctors about your medical history and if you are allergic to fish or shellfish or if have ever had:
• A bleeding or blood-clotting disorder;
• A thyroid disorder;
• Diabetes;
• Liver disease;
• Problems with your pancreas

Vascepa will not work well if you do not follow cholesterol lowering diet plan. Avoid eating foods that are high in fat or cholesterol. Tell your doctor about all the medications you take including prescription, OTC, herbal supplements, and vitamins. There may be a drug interaction between Icosapent and other medications such as warfarin, coumadin, and jantoven. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Vascepa is not approved for use by anyone younger than 18 years old.

Questions and Answers

Why is Vascepa more affordable from Canada than the United States?

In general, all drug prices, not only Vascepa, are more affordable to order from Canada because the price of both the brand and generic medication is regulated by the government. Also, since we established in 2006, our vision is to provide safe and affordable medication to people in the US.

Is it safe to buy Vascepa from your pharmacy?

Our products are sourced only from facilities certified by authorities in the countries we import them from. has a rigorous process for selecting our partners, so that you, our customer, get the safest medicine. We are also a Certified Canadian Pharmacy that adheres to the requirements imposed by the Province of British Columbia.

How much does Vascepa cost in Canada?

At our pharmacy, the cost of Vascepa 1000 mg starts $344.99 for 120 capsules.

How much is the shipping?

Our shipping fee is a flat rate of $10.00 per order. Our pharmacy focuses on getting you the lowest prices on high quality products.

How do I order from your pharmacy?

Ordering Vascepa from us is very simple. You can place the order online or call Customer Service at 1866.920.3784. For additional information or for the ordering process, visit our How to Order page.

Are your Vascepa prices competitive?

Yes, we are proud to offer some of the most competitive prices across Canadian pharmacies. In some cases, we might be able to either match or beat our competitors' prices. Please call our friendly customer service at 1866.920.3784.

Is there a limit on how many Vascepa capsules I am allowed to order at one time? can only dispense a maximum of a three month supply of Vascepa at one time, as per your doctor's prescription.

Can I buy Vascepa over the counter from you?

No, Vascepa requires a valid prescription from your doctor. We do not sell this product without a valid prescription.

Do you ship to the United States?

Yes, we do. It usually takes between 7 and 18 business days to receive your order from our pharmacy.

Is there a generic for Vascepa?

No, there is no generic alternative available at this time.

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