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Is it safe to take red yeast rice if I am taking 40mg of Pravastatin a day?

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25 Sep 2010

There is a potential interaction between red yeast rice and pravastatin and I would recommend to avoid taking them together. The link below has interaction in detail.

http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=1929-0,1998-13562

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