Effect of Xuezhikang, an Extract From Red Yeast Chinese Rice, on Coronary Events in a Chinese Population With Previous Myocardial Infarction

15 Jun 2008Zongliang Lu, MD, PhDa, Wenrong Kou, MDa, Baomin Du, MDb, Yangfeng Wu, MDc, Shuiping Zhao, MD, PhDd, Osvaldo A. Brusco, MDe, John M. Morgan, MDf, David M. Capuzzi, MD, PhD

Long-term therapy with Xuezhikang (XZK) significantly decreased the recurrence of coronary events and the occurrence of new cardio vascular events and deaths, improved lipoprotein regulation, and was safe and well tolerate

Randomized Controlled Trial
5 effects
4 years
5000 subjects

Reported Outcomes

DeterminantsOutcomeDetails

Red Yeast Rice Nutrition risk & protective factor
Protective Factor Red Yeast Rice
Nutrition

Heart Attack (Myocardial infarction - ACS) Cardiovascular outcome
Decreased risk of Heart Attack (Myocard...
Cardiovascular system

High evidence
-45.0%

Red Yeast Rice Nutrition risk & protective factor
Minor Protective Factor Red Yeast Rice
Nutrition

Coronary Heart Disease (Ischaemic Heart Disease) Cardiovascular outcome
Minor decreased risk of Coronary Heart Diseas...
Cardiovascular system

Moderate evidence
-82.0%

Red Yeast Rice Nutrition risk & protective factor
Protective Factor Red Yeast Rice
Nutrition

Mortality Musculoskeletal outcome
Decreased risk of Mortality
Musculoskeletal system

High evidence
-30.0%

Red Yeast Rice Nutrition risk & protective factor
Minor Protective Factor Red Yeast Rice
Nutrition

LDL Lymphatic outcome
Minor decreased risk of LDL
Lymphatic system

High evidence
-27.0%

Red Yeast Rice Nutrition risk & protective factor
Protective Factor Red Yeast Rice
Nutrition

Mortality Musculoskeletal outcome
Decreased risk of Mortality
Musculoskeletal system

High evidence
-33.0%