Yocon (yohimbine) and Alcohol / Food Interactions
There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Yocon (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.
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Yocon (yohimbine) drug Interactions
There are 29 drug interactions with Yocon (yohimbine)
Yocon (yohimbine) disease Interactions
There are 5 disease interactions with Yocon (yohimbine) which include:
Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|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.|
|No information available.|
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