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Preliminary Japan switch-OTC nod a boon for under-pressure Epadel

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A review committee of Japan's ministry of health, labour and welfare has recommended the approval of a prescription to over-the-counter switch version of Mochida's fish oil-derived product Epadel (ethyl icosapentate), for the treatment of hyperlipidaemia.

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