What Are the Side Effects of 1200 mg Red Yeast Rice?

Q:
What are the side effects of 1200mg red yeast rice?

A:
Red yeast rice is the product of yeast (Monascus purpureus) grown on white rice. Red yeast rice contains some compounds that can help to lower cholesterol levels. So, it is used in traditional Chinese medicine.

1200 mg Red Yeast Rice is kind of medical product which can used to lower cholesterol levels. But it may have some side effects.

  • Headaches
  • Heartburn
  • Upset stomach
  • Gas
  • Dizziness
  • Abdominal discomfort
  • Liver problems

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