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Medication to Lower Triglyceride Levels
The following classes of medications have effects on triglyceride levels:
Omega-3 Fatty Acids to Lower Triglyceride Levels
Omega-3 fatty acids have also been shown to reduce triglyceride levels. The American Heart Association recommends eating fish (particularly fatty fish) at least two times (two servings) a week. If you have high triglyceride levels or other risk factors for cardiovascular disease, your health care professional may advise you to take omega-3 fatty acids in supplement (fish oil) form.
Medically reviewed by Robert J. Bryg, MD; Board Certified Internal Medicine with subspecialty in Cardiovascular Disease
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 10/29/2014
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