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Background and Date of Approval

Salmon fish oil is approved and belongs to the therapeutic class of dietary supplements.

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Salmon fish oil contains omega-3 fatty acids, essential fatty acids that the body cannot produce alone. Omega-3 fatty acids can reduce inflammation, improve cell membrane function, and regulate gene expression. These effects can lead to health benefits, including improved skin, hair, cardiovascular, and brain health.

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Salmon fish oil is commonly used to improve skin health, hair health, cardiovascular health, brain health, inflammation, and immune system function.

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Salmon fish oil is administered orally. It should be taken with food to avoid stomach upset. A healthcare provider will determine the dosage and rate of administration based on the individual's specific needs and condition.

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Salmon fish oil can interact with certain medications, such as blood thinners, blood sugar medications, and blood pressure medications. This can cause side effects or make the medications less effective. It can thin the blood, so taking too much of this medication can increase your risk of bleeding, especially if you have a bleeding disorder. 


Do not take Salmon fish oil more than the recommended dose. Talk to your doctor before taking this medication if you have a bleeding disorder, such as hemophilia or von Willebrand disease.

Side Effects

Salmon fish oil's most common side effects are stomach upset and vitamin A and D toxicity. Serious side effects, including unusual bleeding or bruising and high cholesterol levels, are rare.

Word Of Advice

You should not take Salmon fish oil if you are allergic to fish or other seafood. It is not recommended for children under the age of 12. People should not take it with allergies to fish or other seafood, bleeding disorders, or those scheduled for surgery. It should also be used cautiously by pregnant or breastfeeding women, people with diabetes or high blood pressure. This medication should be taken with food to avoid stomach upset. It should be stored at room temperature, away from direct sunlight and moisture. Stop taking this medication and talk to your doctor if you experience any side effects.

Frequently Asked Question


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The drug information on this page is not a substitute for medical advice, it is meant for educational purposes only. For further details, consult your doctor about your medical condition to know if you can receive this treatment.