Proposed fish-oil drug is called a potential "blockbuster"

04/24/2011 | TheStreet.com

A drug company that is studying a fish-oil drug announced that it will seek U.S. approval after promising clinical trial results. Amarin found that a purified form of ethyl eicosapentaenoic acid, an omega-3 fatty acid known as ethyl EPA, reduced triglyceride levels without increasing "bad" LDL cholesterol. The drug is a potential "blockbuster" that can compete with the likes of Lipitor and Zocor, Adam Feuerstein writes.

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