Drug interactions with red yeast rice oral and simvastatin oral

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):

simvastatin oral brand names and other generic formulations include:

Zocor Oral

All generic drug interactions for simvastatin oral (lists will include brand and generic names):
ContraindicatedNever use this combination of drugs because of high risk for dangerous interaction

red yeast rice oral and simvastatin oral

red yeast rice oral , simvastatin oral . Either increases toxicity of the other by added drug effects. Increased risk of myopathy (muscle damage) or rhabdomyolysis (muscle breakdown); red yeast rice contains monocolin K (reportedly identical to lovastatin).

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ContraindicatedNever use combination.

red yeast rice oral and simvastatin oral

red yeast rice oral , simvastatin oral . Either increases toxicity of the other by pharmacodynamic synergism. 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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ContraindicatedNever use this combination of drugs because of high risk for dangerous interaction

simvastatin oral and red yeast rice oral

simvastatin oral , red yeast rice oral . Either increases toxicity of the other by added drug effects. 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
© 2014 RxList, Inc.
ContraindicatedNever use combination.

simvastatin oral and red yeast rice oral

simvastatin oral , red yeast rice oral . Either increases toxicity of the other by pharmacodynamic synergism. 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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