Yocon

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Yohimbine is a 3alpha -15alpha -20beta -17alpha -hydroxy Yohimbine-16alpha - carboxylic acid methyl ester. The alkaloid is found in Rubaceae and related trees. Also in Rauwolfia Serpentina (L) Benth. Yohimbine is an indolalkylamine alkaloid with chemical similarity to reserpine. It is a crystalline powder, odorless. Each compressed tablet contains (1/12 gr.) 5.4 mg of Yohimbine Hydrochloride.

What are the possible side effects of yohimbine?

If you experience any of the following serious side effects, stop taking yohimbine and seek emergency medical attention:

  • an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives);
  • a very irregular or fast heartbeat; or
  • confusion or unusual behavior.

Other, less serious side effects are more likely to occur. Continue to take yohimbine and talk to your doctor if you experience

  • dizziness;
  • anxiety, irritability, or...

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What are the precautions when taking yohimbine hydrochloride (Yocon)?

Before taking yohimbine, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: kidney disease, mental/mood disorder (such as anxiety/panic disorder, depression), stomach/intestinal ulcer, heart disease, high blood pressure (hypertension).

This drug may make you dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform such activities safely. Limit alcoholic beverages.

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SIDE EFFECTS: Dizziness, headache, nausea, or flushing may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.

Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: mental/mood changes (such as anxiety, irritability, nervousness), shaking (tremor), change in the amount of urine, fast heartbeat.

A very serious allergic reaction to this drug 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.

PRECAUTIONS: Before taking yohimbine, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: kidney disease, mental/mood disorder (such as anxiety/panic disorder, depression), stomach/intestinal ulcer, heart disease, high blood pressure (hypertension).

This drug may make you dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform such activities safely. Limit alcoholic beverages.

Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products).

This medication is not usually used in women. Therefore, it is unlikely to be used during pregnancy or breast-feeding. Consult your doctor if you have any questions about this medication.


Yocon Patient Information Including Side Effects

Brand Names: Erex, Testomar, Yocon, Yohimar, Yohimbe, Yohimex

Generic Name: yohimbine (Pronunciation: yo HIM bean)

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  • What happens if I miss a dose?
  • What happens if I overdose?
  • What should I avoid while taking yohimbine?
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What is yohimbine (Yocon)?

Yohimbine increases the amount of blood that is allowed to flow into the penis and prevents blood from flowing out of the penis. It can cause an erection.

Yohimbine is used to treat and diagnose some types of impotence.

Yohimbine may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.

What are the possible side effects of yohimbine?

If you experience any of the following serious side effects, stop taking yohimbine and seek emergency medical attention:

  • an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives);
  • a very irregular or fast heartbeat; or
  • confusion or unusual behavior.

Other, less serious side effects are more likely to occur. Continue to take yohimbine and talk to your doctor if you experience

  • dizziness;
  • anxiety, irritability, or nervousness;
  • tremor (shaking);
  • headache; or
  • skin flushing.

Side effects other than those listed here may also occur. Talk to your doctor about any side effect that seems unusual or that is especially bothersome. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What is the most important information I should know about yohimbine?

Use caution when driving, operating machinery, or performing other hazardous activities. Yohimbine may cause dizziness. If you experience dizziness, avoid these activities.

Use caution when rising from a sitting or lying position. Yohimbine may be more likely to cause dizziness when changing positions.

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