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  • akanz2 akanz2 Nov 13, 2012 8:18 PM Flag

    The De Facto Informative Thread to quell the paid,misaligned Bashers/Shorts

    Haku
    Good post .
    You might go on to explain that generic Lovaza ia basically a non issue .
    Those who have very low LDL cholesterol may continue taking Lovaza and will benefit from the generic version ----but for most CAD ( coronary artery disease ) patients ... its all about improving our lipid profile ( including lowering TG'S ) WITHOUT raising LDL cholesterol .

    The Anchor indication ( Vascepa with a statin drug ) IS the market for Vascepa ---10 x the size of the Marine indication . It address's the 200-500 TG range where Lovaza is NOT approved by the FDA , altho prescribed "off label "
    Once Vascepa is FDA approved for 200-500 TG range , very few MD's will write prescriptions for Lovaza for this patient group --- doesn't matter if Lovaza is generic or not. At least thats the view of my wife ( a physicans assistant ) ---and she writes prescriptions every working day.

    Lovaza ( in generic form or otherwise ) may still be used for very high TG's where pancreatitis is a concern ---- but for you typical mixed dyslipidemia patient --about 40 m of us ---where controlling LDL cholesterol is our chief concern ---- we will be taking Vascepa to reduce secondary risks associated with high TG's --- primarily in my case to eliminate the risk presented by high TG / low HDL ( Axis disorder ) identified in the Jelis trial .

    JMO
    Akanz

    Sentiment: Buy

 
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