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What should I avoid while taking Vascepa?

While you're taking Vascepa (icosapent ethyl), a prescription fish oil treatment for high triglycerides, a kind of blood fat, you should avoid unhealthy eating and a sedentary lifestyle. Vascepa is meant to be used together with lifestyle modifications such as diet and exercise to lower your triglycerides.

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