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Vascepa Dosage

Generic name: icosapent
Drug class: Miscellaneous antihyperlipidemic agents

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.

 Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  CAP: 0.5 g, 1 g

Hypertriglyceridemia, severe

[2 g PO bid]
Info: give w/ meals; do not open/dissolve cap

Cardiovascular event risk reduction, adjunct tx

[2 g PO bid]
Info: for pts w/ CVD or w/ diabetes mellitus and >2 cardiovascular risk factors, on max tolerated statin tx; give w/ meals; do not open/dissolve cap

Renal dosing

[no adjustment]
renal impairment: no adjustment
HD/PD: no adjustment; no supplement

Hepatic dosing

[not defined]


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