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Vayarin (phosphatidylserine-omega-3 Liprinen)

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Pharmacy Author: Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD

Dr. Ogbru received his Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy in 1995. He completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Arizona/University Medical Center in 1996. He was a Professor of Pharmacy Practice and a Regional Clerkship Coordinator for the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy from 1996-99.

Medical and Pharmacy Editor: Jay W. Marks, MD Jay W. Marks, MD

Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

ARTICLE RELATED DISEASES IMAGES & QUIZZES INDEX ADHD Symptoms in Children Slideshow Pictures Take the ADHD Quiz Parenting a Child with ADHD Slideshow GENERIC NAME: phosphatidylserine-omega-3 (Liprinen)BRAND NAME: Vayarin

PRESCRIPTION: Yes

GENERIC AVAILABLE: No

USES:

Vayarin is approved for managing lipid imbalance associated with ADHD in children.

SIDE EFFECTS:

Vayarin produces few side effects. Side effects reported in studies include:

Abdominal pain Headache Insomnia Elevated serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase (SGOT) possibly a sign of liver injury High triglyceride levels

SIDE EFFECTS WARNING:

Vayarin should not be used by people who are allergic to any of its components. It should be used cautiously by people allergic to shell fish because it contains shellfish (Krill).

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