Methods of treating hypertriglyceridemia

  • US 8,546,372 B2
  • Filed: 02/25/2013
  • Issued: 10/01/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/10/2009
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of reducing triglycerides comprising, identifying a group of subjects having a median triglyceride level of at least 500 mg/dl and orally administering daily to at least one subject in the group of subjects a pharmaceutical composition comprising about 4 g of ethyl eicosapentaenoate and not more than about 4% docosahexaenoic acid or its esters, by weight of all fatty acids, for a period of 12 weeks to reduce fasting triglycerides in the at least one subject.

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