Drug interactions with nelfinavir oral and red yeast rice oral

nelfinavir oral brand names and other generic formulations include:

Viracept Oral

All generic drug interactions for nelfinavir oral (lists will include brand and generic names):

red yeast rice oral brand names and other generic formulations include:

No brand names available

All generic drug interactions for red yeast rice oral (lists will include brand and generic names):
Serious - Use AlternativePotential for serious interaction; regular monitoring by your doctor required

nelfinavir oral and red yeast rice oral

nelfinavir oral will increase the level or effect of red yeast rice oral by altering drug metabolism. Increased risk of myopathy (muscle damage) or rhabdomyolysis (muscle breakdown); red yeast rice contains monocolin K (reportedly identical to lovastatin).

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Serious - Use AlternativeHigh likelihood serious or life-threatening interaction. Contraindicated unless benefits outweigh risks and no alternatives available.

nelfinavir oral and red yeast rice oral

nelfinavir oral will increase the level or effect of red yeast rice oral by affecting hepatic/intestinal enzyme CYP3A4 metabolism. May increase creatine kinase levels and increase risk of myopathy or rhabdomyolysis; red yeast rice contains monocolin K (reportedly identical to lovastatin)

Clinical Drug Interactions Source: Medscape from WebMD
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Serious - Use AlternativePotential for serious interaction; regular monitoring by your doctor required

red yeast rice oral and nelfinavir oral

red yeast rice oral will increase the level or effect of nelfinavir oral by altering drug metabolism. Increased risk of myopathy (muscle damage) or rhabdomyolysis (muscle breakdown); red yeast rice contains monocolin K (reportedly identical to lovastatin).

Patient Drug Interactions Source: RxList
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Serious - Use AlternativeHigh likelihood serious or life-threatening interaction. Contraindicated unless benefits outweigh risks and no alternatives available.

red yeast rice oral and nelfinavir oral

red yeast rice oral will increase the level or effect of nelfinavir oral by affecting hepatic/intestinal enzyme CYP3A4 metabolism. May increase creatine kinase levels and increase risk of myopathy or rhabdomyolysis; red yeast rice contains monocolin K (reportedly identical to lovastatin)

Clinical Drug Interactions Source: Medscape from WebMD
© 1994-2014 WebMD, LLC.

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Drug Interaction Categories

Contraindicated

Never use this combination of drugs because of high risk for dangerous interaction

Serious

Potential for serious interaction; regular monitoring by your doctor required or alternate medication may be needed

Significant

Potential for significant interaction (monitoring by your doctor is likely required)

Minor

Interaction is unlikely, minor, or nonsignificant

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