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Efa



EFA is an abbreviation for Essential Fatty Acids. These fats are needed to form normal cell structure and are used in many body functions. They are considered essential because they need to be consumed in the diet. Other names for EFA include: Linoleic Acid, Alpha-Linoleic Acid, Omega 3, Omega 6, DHA, EPA, ALA, DGLA, GLA, and LA. Ask your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you need more information about this medicine or if any information in this leaflet concerns you.

 
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EFA is an abbreviation for Essential Fatty Acids. These fats are needed to form normal cell structure and are used in many body functions. They are considered essential because they need to be consumed in the diet. Other names for EFA include: Linoleic Acid, Alpha-Linoleic Acid, Omega 3, Omega 6, DHA, EPA, ALA, DGLA, GLA, and LA. Ask your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you need more information about this medicine or if any information in this leaflet concerns you.

Storage
  • Keep all medicine locked up and away from children.
  • Store medicine away from heat and direct light.
  • Do not store your medicine in the bathroom, near the kitchen sink, or in other damp places.
  • Heat or moisture may cause the medicine to break down and not work the way it should work.
  • Throw away medicine that is out of date or that you do not need.
  • Never share your medicine with others.


How To Use
  • Talk with your caregiver about how much EFA you should take.
  • The amount depends on the strength of the medicine and the reason you are taking EFA.
  • If you are using this medicine without instructions from your caregiver, follow the directions on the medicine bottle.
  • Do not take more medicine or take it more often than the directions tell you to.

Side Effects
  • Stop taking your medicine right away and talk to your doctor if you have any of the following side effects.
  • Your medicine may be causing these symptoms which may mean you are allergic to it. Breathing problems or tightness in your throat or chest . Chest pain . Skin hives, rash, or itchy or swollen skin.

Precautions
  • Tell your doctor if you ... are taking medicine or are allergic to any medicine (prescription or over-the-counter (OTC) or dietary supplement) . are pregnant or plan to become pregnant while using this medicine . are breastfeeding . have any other health problems, such as high blood pressure or heart or blood vessel disease.


Drug Interactions
  • Before taking EFA, tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding . Fish oils, a source of DHA, and EPA can be high in vitamin A and vitamin D.
  • Taking more than 25000 IU of vitamin A per day, or 800 IU of vitamin D per day is not recommended (1).

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