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Taking LOVAZA, Red Yeast Rice 600 mg. Could this make blood sugar levels run high?

I am taking LOVAZA 4 pills per day 1gm cap and I am also taking Red Yeast Rice 600 mg could this make my blood sugar levels run high like 195-225when I test twice a day I was always keeping my readings between 125 to 90 everyday. am I taking to much of either one of these medications? I also take 2000mg of Metforman each day can you please advise me what I should do I have also had an Ear infection for about a month have been using ear drops RX could this be coming from different problems I have had this past year.
Sat, 6 Jul 2013
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Hello,

Lovaza(Omega 3 fatty acid) and Red yeast rice will the increase the the blood sugar.

But presence of infection(Ear infect) may cause increase in the blood sugar.

On the other hand uncontrolled blood with prolong the infection and healing.

Control the infection with antibiotic and blood sugar with medications.
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Taking LOVAZA, Red Yeast Rice 600 mg. Could this make blood sugar levels run high?

Hello, Lovaza(Omega 3 fatty acid) and Red yeast rice will the increase the the blood sugar. But presence of infection(Ear infect) may cause increase in the blood sugar. On the other hand uncontrolled blood with prolong the infection and healing. Control the infection with antibiotic and blood sugar with medications.