Salmon Oil is a type of fish oil and is used most often to lower triglycerides. You may experience a “fishy taste” after burping.
Salmon Oil Overview
Salmon oil is a type of fish oil derived from salmon. It is sometimes preferred over other fish oils because it has 5.48 grams of omega-3 fatty acids per tablespoon, which is higher than other fish oils.
Salmon oil is used most often used for decreasing triglycerides and lowering the risk of heart disease.
Salmon oil is thought to work through its anti-inflammatory effects.
Common side effects of salmon oil supplementation include “fishy taste” after burping or belching and nausea.
Salmon Oil Cautionary Labels
Salmon oil is used most often for decreasing triglycerides and lowering the risk of heart disease. Salmon oil is also used as a dietary supplement for pets, particularly cats and dogs, to prevent heart disease, arthritis, and skin allergies.
Salmon oil has not been proven effective for all of the uses listed above. Salmon oil may be used for other conditions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Side Effects of Salmon Oil
Common side effects of salmon oil supplementation include the following:
- “Fishy taste” after burping or belching
This is not a complete list of salmon oil supplementation side effects. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.
Salmon Oil Interactions
Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your doctor if you take antiplatelet or anticoagulant drugs. Omega-3 fatty acids in salmon oil may enhance the effect of these drugs.
This is not a complete list of salmon oil drug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Not all interactions are known or reported and new drug interactions are continually being reported.
Salmon Oil Precautions
Special precautions & warnings:
- Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using salmon oil if you are pregnant, breast-feeding, or trying to become pregnant.
- Salmon oil supplementation should be used with caution in individuals allergic to seafood.