Yohimbine Side Effects
Applies to yohimbine: compounding powder, oral tablet
Nervous system side effects have included excitation, increased motor activity, tremor, and dizziness.[Ref]
Cardiovascular side effects have included elevation in blood pressure and increase in heart rate.[Ref]
Gastrointestinal side effects have included nausea and vomiting, commonly reported after parenteral administration of yohimbine.[Ref]
Psychiatric side effects have included irritability and generalized anxiety.[Ref]
General side effects have included headache and increase in sweating.[Ref]
Dermatologic side effects have included skin flushing reported with oral administration.[Ref]
A severe case of Raynaud's phenomenon has been reported in a 65-year-old man diagnosed with CREST syndrome (calcinosis, Raynaud's phenomenon, esophageal dysfunction, sclerodactyly, and telangiectasia). Painful episodes which affected all toes and fingers and his penis lasted 10 to 15 minutes and were relieved with heat. Symptoms resolved slowly over time upon discontinuation of yohimbine. Upon rechallenge with yohimbine, the patient developed more severe Raynaud's phenomenon.[Ref]
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Some side effects of yohimbine may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
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