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Omega-3

Medicinal strength Omega-3 from fish oil – the recommended source of omega-3. Achieve the daily recommended target.

Read medical information and answer medical questions to buy treatment online.

Omega-3 fish oil

Prices
omacor fish oil

Omacor 1000mg (omega-3 fish oil)

28-200 caps from £21.60

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Prices

Omega-3 fish oil supplementsQuantityCost
Omacor 1000mg capsules28 capsules (28 days supply)£21.60
Omacor 1000mg capsules56 capsules (56 days supply)£42.00
Omacor 1000mg capsules100 capsules (3 month supply)£68.00
Omacor 1000mg capsules200 capsules (7 month supply)£132.00

Prescription issued online - small prescription fee per order.

Prescription fees

Dr Fox supplies medicine on prescription and charges a small prescription fee based on the order value of each prescription.

Prescriptions are issued by our doctors online and sent electronically to our pharmacy.

If you have your own private or NHS paper prescription please post to our pharmacy (details).

Dr Fox prices are 25%–50% lower than other UK online clinics.

Order valuePrescription fee
up to £10£1.00
up to £20£2.00
up to £50£4.00
up to £100£5.00
over £100£8.00

Delivery charges

UK delivery only: £2.90 per consultation via Royal Mail 24 Signed For (1-3 working days with tracking).

Parcel forwarding services are not permitted. Use only UK home or work delivery address.

Medical information

This consultation has been suspended in light of new information from studies (18 July 2018). See what the experts say.

The Food Standards Agency recommends people eat at least two portion (140 grams each when cooked) of oily fish per week. This is more than 3 grams of omega-3s. People who have had a heart attack are advised to eat 2-4 portions oily fish per week. This is at least 7 grams omega 3s.

It is reasonable to take omega 3 tablets as a supplement if these dietary recommendations are not being met.

Detailed guidance on recommended dietary intake of fish, types of fish, intake for males and females, and omega 3 in pregnancy can be found at the NHS Choices website.

There are conflicting opinions on the benefits of taking omega-3s. If taken within three months of a heart attack there is a protective effect. There is no clear-cut evidence that omega-3 supplements reduce heart disease in otherwise healthy people. See NHS NPC review article (archived).

Products available

Omacor 1g capsules: omega-3-acid ethyl esters 90 containing EPA 460mg and DHA 380mg, 28 or 100 capsules. One daily.

Omega-3 fatty acids are the sorts of fats found in oily fish and some vegetables.

Regular medication

You may read in some places that fish oil is better than other treatment in protecting the heart. However, regular prescribed medication should not be stopped unless your regular doctor agrees.

Cautions

Consult your regular doctor before taking omega-3 if any of the following apply:

  • You are taking anticoagulant medication (drugs to thin the blood such as warfarin)
  • You have liver disease
  • You have had surgery or suffered trauma recently
  • You are over 70 years of age
  • You suffer from a renal disease
  • You are diabetic and your condition is not controlled
  • Should not be used during pregnancy and breast-feeding unless absolutely necessary

Side effects

The most common side effects are nausea and indigestion. Other side effects are uncommon or rare and listed in the Patient Information Leaflet supplied.

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Dr Fox supplies Omacor on prescription – you are required to answer a short medical questionnaire before your order can be completed.

  1. Medical questions
  2. Choose treatment
  3. Complete order
Maxepa 1mg capsules DISCONTINUED by manufacturer
Omacor out of stock.

Answer medical questions to order(omega-3 fish oil)

Have you read the introduction page on omega-3 supplements?

See omega-3 medical information.

Are you aware Omega-3 supplements do not replace any other prescribed medication?

Have you been diagnosed with any of the following?

  • Liver disease
  • Kidney disease
  • Diabetes
  • Disorders causing excessive bleeding, particularly haemophilia

Are you taking anticoagulant medication (Drugs to thin the blood such as warfarin)?

Are you pregnant or planning to become pregnant whilst taking Omega-3?

Are you over 70 years old?

Do all the following apply to you?


The order process

Answer short medical questionnaire

Choose treatment, register, and pay

Doctor issues prescription online

Medicine posted direct from pharmacy


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