What is the efficacy and safety of omega-3 fatty acids as treatment for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (Afib) (AF)?

Updated: Nov 18, 2019
  • Author: Lawrence Rosenthal, MD, PhD, FACC, FHRS; Chief Editor: Jeffrey N Rottman, MD  more...
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Several small trials have suggested that treatment for paroxysmal AF with prescription omega-3 fatty acids may provide a safe and effective treatment option. However, no benefit has been found to date. [102, 103]


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