red yeast rice (monascus purpureus) - oral (cont.)
SIDE EFFECTS: Abdominal/stomach pain may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.Tell your doctor immediately if you have any of these rare but serious side effects: muscle pain/tenderness/weakness (especially with fever or unusual tiredness), change in the amount of urine, signs of liver problems (such as severe stomach/abdominal pain, persistent nausea/vomiting, yellowing eyes/skin, dark urine).A very serious allergic reaction to this product is rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.In the US -Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
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