What is GNC Triple Strength Fish Oil?

Category: Supplements

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Generic name: Omega 3 Fish Oil

Fish oil contains eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA or also icosapentaenoic acid), an omega-3 fatty acid and is obtained from oily fish including cod liver, herring, mackerel, salmon, menhaden and sardine.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 10 7
Bipolar disorder 1 1
Elevated blood pressure 1 1
Muscle and joint pain 1 1
Osteoporosis 1 0
Pain in lower back 1 1

Show all 8 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 9

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with GNC Triple Strength Fish Oil

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking GNC Triple Strength Fish Oil

Dosage Patients
daily 3
2 x 1,000 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking GNC Triple Strength Fish Oil

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Expense 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking GNC Triple Strength Fish Oil

Duration

Currently taking GNC Triple Strength Fish Oil

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 2
10 years or more 2

Stopped taking GNC Triple Strength Fish Oil

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 4
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 5
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 1
$25-49 1
< $25 3
Not specified 3
Last updated:

1 patient evaluation for GNC Triple Strength Fish Oil

Apr 17, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for mood elevated or improved)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Mar 1, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for mood elevated or improved)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Feb 6, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for mood elevated or improved)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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