What is Vitamin Shoppe MEG-3 Fish Oil?

Category: Supplements

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Generic name: Omega 3 Fish Oil

MEG-3™ is a branded proprietary formulation of Omega-3 Fish Oil.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Vitamin Shoppe MEG-3 Fish Oil

Side effect Patients
Fishy taste 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Vitamin Shoppe MEG-3 Fish Oil

Dosage Patients
2,000 mg daily 1

Duration

Currently taking Vitamin Shoppe MEG-3 Fish Oil

Duration Patients
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 3
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 0
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1 patient evaluation for Vitamin Shoppe MEG-3 Fish Oil

Oct 2, 2010 (Started May 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Joint Health)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Vision)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Support circulatory health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I often wonder if this is a waste of money.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: fishy taste

Sep 23, 2009 (Started May 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Joint Health)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Vision)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Support circulatory health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: fishy taste

Sep 10, 2009 (Started May 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Joint Health)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Vision)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Support circulatory health)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (fishy taste)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: helped my vision, but I hate the fishy taste from the capsules
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: fishy taste

  • 0 helpful marks
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