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Yohimbe (yohimbine) and Alcohol / Food Interactions

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

Major

High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

Major 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

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  2. "Product Information. Yocon (yohimbine)." Glenwood Inc, Tenafly, NJ.
  3. Mansoor GA "Herbs and alternative therapies in the hypertension clinic." Am J Hypertens 14(9 Pt 1) (2001): 971-5
  4. 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 27 drug interactions with Yohimbe (yohimbine)

Yohimbe (yohimbine) disease interactions

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

Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
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.
Unknown No interaction information available.

Further information

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