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Yocon

Yocon Side Effects Center

Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

Yocon (yohimbine hydrochloride) is used to treat and diagnose some types of impotence. It increases the amount of blood that flows into the penis and prevents blood from flowing out of the penis. It can cause an erection. Common side effects include dizziness, headache, nausea, or flushing.

The dosage of Yocon to treat erectile impotence in adult males is 1 tablet (5.4 mg), taken orally, 3 times a day. Yocon may interact with medicine for depression, mania, or another psychiatric condition. Tell your doctor all medications you use. Yocon 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.

Our Yocon (yohimbine hydrochloride) Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What is Patient Information in Detail?

Easy-to-read and understand detailed drug information and pill images for the patient or caregiver from Cerner Multum.

Yocon in Detail - Patient Information: Side Effects

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.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Read the entire detailed patient monograph for Yocon (Yohimbine Hydrochloride) »

What is Patient Information Overview?

A concise overview of the drug for the patient or caregiver from First DataBank.

Yocon Overview - Patient Information: Side Effects

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.

Read the entire patient information overview for Yocon (Yohimbine Hydrochloride)»

What is Prescribing information?

The FDA package insert formatted in easy-to-find categories for health professionals and clinicians.

Yocon FDA Prescribing Information: Side Effects
(Adverse Reactions)

SIDE EFFECTS

Yohimbine readily penetrates the CNS and produces a complex pattern of responses in lower doses than required to produce peripheral alpha-adrenergic blockade. These include, anti-diuresis, a general picture of central excitation including elevation of blood pressure and heart rate, increased motor activity, irritability, and tremor. Sweating, nausea and vomiting are common after parenteral administration of the drug.1,2 Also dizziness, headache, skin flushing reported when used orally.1,3

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Yocon (Yohimbine Hydrochloride) »

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