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Synonyms: AMR-101 | icosapentate | Vascepa®
icosapent is an approved drug (FDA (2012))
Compound class: Synthetic organic
Comment: Icosapent is a synthetic ethyl ester derivative of the omega-3 fatty acid eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA). It is de-esterified during absorption to active EPA that is absorbed in the small intestine.