Generic Name : Yohimbine
Pronunciation : yo- HIM- bean
TradeName : International- Aphrodyne , Yocon.
Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is an adrenergic blocking agent, prescribed for impotence or erectile dysfunction. It increases the amount of blood flow into the penis.
When it is not to be taken (Contraindications) : Contraindicated in patients with kidney disease and hypersensitivity.
When it is to be taken :
Adult- PO- The recommended dose is 1 tablet (5.4 mg) 3 times a day. It may be reduced if needed.
How it should be taken :
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.
Special Instruction :
* Caution should be exercised in patients with history of high blood pressure, heart, kidney or liver disease, mental disorder, depression, any allergy, who are taking other medications and elderly.
* This medication is not recommended for use in females.
* It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
Side Effects :
Sweating, nausea and vomiting.
High blood pressure and irregular heart rate.
Central Nervous System -
Other Precautions :
* Avoid alcohol consumption.
Storage Conditions :
Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container.
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