atripla and red yeast rice
Sep 14, 2008
can you take red yeast rice for my high cholestor with atripla and cialis
Response from Dr. Henry
There have been no formal interaction studies for Atripla and red yeast than I am aware of. Red yeast can contains chemicals related to statins. Efavirenz can interact with some statins for example lovastatin which can result in an increased risk for adverse effects. Recommend careful monitoring as well as making sure your HIV specialist is aware of the use of red yeast extract. KH
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