Omega-3 Marketers Back Down On Comparisons To Amarin's Vascepa
Coromega Health and Omax will issue press releases explaining that the Amarin study each firm noted in previous releases was not relevant to omega-3 supplements. Releases subject to publication within three days of each settlement's finalization include six mentions of Amarin's Rx prescription triglyceride-lowering fish oil, Vascepa.
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In Amarin’s “education process” about indication as an add-on to statin therapy to help cut CV risk in high-risk patients, it “will also be emphasizing how Vascepa is different from” Rx drugs fenofibrate and niacin “and omega-3 mixtures,” says CEO John Thero.
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