Yohimbe (yohimbine) and Alcohol / Food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Yohimbe (yohimbine):

High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

Severe Potential Hazard, High plausibility

yohimbine - cardiovascular disease

Yohimbine can cause hypertension and tachycardia at recommended dosages. Large doses may cause hypotension and cardiac conduction disturbances. Therapy with yohimbine is generally not recommended in patients with hypertension, angina pectoris, or heart disease.

References

  1. Hardman JG, Gilman AG, Limbird LE eds. "Goodman and Gilman's the Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 9th ed." New York, NY: McGraw-Hill (1995):
  2. "Product Information. Yocon (yohimbine)." Glenwood Inc, Tenafly, NJ.
  3. Grossman E, Rosenthal T, Peleg E, Holmes C, Goldstein DS "Oral yohimbine increases blood pressure and sympathetic nervous outflow in hypertensive patients." J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 22 (1993): 22-6
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Yohimbe (yohimbine) drug Interactions

There are 29 drug interactions with Yohimbe (yohimbine)

Yohimbe (yohimbine) disease Interactions

There are 5 disease interactions with Yohimbe (yohimbine) which include:

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.

Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

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