Drug Interactions between red yeast rice and Vitamin B12
This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs:
- red yeast rice
- Vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamin)
Interactions between your drugs
No interactions were found between red yeast rice and Vitamin B12. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
red yeast rice
- Red yeast rice is in the following drug classes: nutraceutical products, statins.
- Red yeast rice is used to treat High Cholesterol.
- Vitamin b12 is in the drug class vitamins.
- Vitamin b12 is used to treat the following conditions:
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.
Drug Interaction Classification
|No interaction information available.|