Amarin Corporation PLC Announces Market Introduction of Vascepa® (icosapent ethyl) Capsules for the Treatment of Very High Triglycerides (VHTG)

Published: Jan 24, 2013

BEDMINSTER, N.J., and DUBLIN, Ireland, Jan. 24, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amarin Corporation plc (Nasdaq:AMRN), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the commercialization and development of therapeutics to improve cardiovascular health, today announced that Vascepa® (icosapent ethyl) capsules, a therapy for patients in the United States to treat severe (=500 mg/dL) hypertriglyceridemia more commonly known as very high triglycerides, or VHTG, is now available by way of physician prescription, and will be supported with a national commercial launch on January 28, 2013.

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