Drug interactions between Fish Oil and red yeast rice
|Fish Oil (omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids)|
|red yeast rice|
Interactions between your drugs
There were no interactions found in our database between Fish Oil and red yeast rice - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
- Fish Oil is in the drug class nutraceutical products.
- Fish Oil is used to treat the following conditions:
red yeast rice
- Red yeast rice is a member of the following drug classes: nutraceutical products, statins.
- Red yeast rice is used to treat High Cholesterol.
Drug and food interactions
red yeast rice food
Applies to: red yeast rice
Grapefruit juice can significantly increase the blood levels of red yeast rice. This can increase the risk of side effects such as liver damage and a rare but serious condition called rhabdomyolysis that involves the breakdown of skeletal muscle tissue. In some cases, rhabdomyolysis can cause kidney damage and even death. You should avoid the consumption of grapefruit or grapefruit juice during treatment with red yeast rice. Let your doctor know immediately if you have unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness during treatment, especially if these symptoms are accompanied by fever or dark colored urine. You should also seek immediate medical attention if you develop fever, chills, joint pain or swelling, unusual bleeding or bruising, skin rash, itching, loss of appetite, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, dark colored urine, and/or yellowing of the skin or eyes, as these may be signs and symptoms of liver damage. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.
Therapeutic duplication warnings
No warnings were found for your selected drugs.
Therapeutic duplication warnings are only returned when drugs within the same group exceed the recommended therapeutic duplication maximum.
Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
|No interaction information available.|
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