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Patients should be advised not to alter VASCEPA capsules in any way and to ingest intact capsules only [see DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION].
Instruct patients to take VASCEPA as prescribed. If a dose is missed, patients should take it as soon as they remember. However if they miss one day of VASCEPA, they should not double the dose when they take it.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/6/2013
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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