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Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Also known as Omega-3-Fatty Acids, Omega-3 Fatty Acid, Omega 3 Fatty Acid, N-3 Fatty Acid, Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid, and Omega-3 Pufa

Omega-3 fatty acids (also called ω−3 fatty acids or n−3 fatty acids) refers to a group of three fats called ALA (found in plant oils), EPA, and DHA (both commonly found in marine oils). Common sources of omega–3 EPA and DHA fatty acids include fish oils, algal oil, egg oil, squid oils, krill oil and some plant oils contain the omega 3 ALA fatty acid such as flaxseed oil, Sacha Inchi oil, Echium oil, and hemp oil.

Source: Wikipedia

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed omega-3 fatty acids to treat hyperlipidemia, hypergammaglobulinemia, nose deformity, and pinguecula.

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