Urology Book



Aka: Yohimbine
  1. Indications
    1. Erectile Dysfunction
  2. Mechanism
    1. Alpha 2 Adrenergic Receptor Antagonist
    2. See Penile Anatomy and Erection physiology
  3. Efficacy
    1. Subjective improvement in 40% of men with Impotence
    2. Slightly better than Placebo
  4. Dose
    1. Yohimbine 5.4 mg PO tid
  5. Adverse Effects
    1. Nausea
    2. Irritability
    3. Hypertension
  6. Cost
    1. Month supply: $25
  7. References
    1. Dewire (1996) Am Fam Physician 53(6):2101-6 [PubMed]

yohimbine (C0724441)

Definition (MSH) A plant alkaloid with alpha-2-adrenergic blocking activity. Yohimbine has been used as a mydriatic and in the treatment of ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION.
Definition (CSP) plant alkaloid with alpha-2-adrenergic blocking activity; has been used as a mydriatic and in the treatment of impotence.
Concepts Pharmacologic Substance (T121) , Organic Chemical (T109)
MSH D015016
SnomedCT 398674007, 73407000
LNC LP35686-2, MTHU018491
English Yohimbine, Yohimban-16-carboxylic acid, 17-hydroxy-, methyl ester, (16alpha,17alpha)-, corynine, quebrachine, Yohimbe, Yohimbine [Chemical/Ingredient], yohimbe, yohimbine, YOHIMBINE, Yohimbine (product), Yohimbine (substance)
Swedish Yohimbin
Czech yohimbin
Finnish Johimbiini
Japanese ラウオルシン, ヨヒンビン
Croatian Not Translated[Yohimbine]
Polish Johimbina
Spanish yohimbina (producto), yohimbina (sustancia), yohimbina, Yohimbina
French Yohimbine
German Yohimbin
Italian Yohimbina
Portuguese Ioimbina
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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