What is Omacor?

Category: Supplements


See also: Lovaza

Omacor® is a brand name for Omega-3-Acid Ethyl Esters, which are an antilipemic used as an adjunct to diet therapy in the treatment of hypertriglyceridemia. The name has been changed to Lovaza.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Fibromyalgia 1 1
Increase effect of another treatment 1 1
Major depressive disorder 1 1
Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome 1 1

  • 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 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Omacor

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Omacor

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Omacor


Stopped taking Omacor

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Omacor.