Rice Bran

Are there any interactions with medications?



Medications taken by mouth (Oral drugs)
Interaction Rating: Moderate Be cautious with this combination.
Talk with your health provider.

Rice bran contains a large amount of fiber. Fiber can decrease how much medicine the body absorbs. Taking rice bran along with medicine you take by mouth can decrease the effectiveness of your medication. To prevent this interaction take rice bran at least one hour after medications you take by mouth.

Dosing considerations for Rice Bran.

The following doses have been studied in scientific research:

BY MOUTH:
  • For lowering high cholesterol: 12-84 grams rice bran per day or 4.8 grams rice bran oil per day.
  • For reducing the risk of kidney stones: 10 grams rice bran twice daily for 3 to 5 years.

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