Opinions on yohimbine for erectile dysfunction ed?

Pros & cons. Somewhat effective, more natural but less powerful than viagra/cialis, high potential for side effects & interactions. Can raise bp, cause tremor, nausea or even paranoia. Maoi (monoamine oxidase inhibitor) class of med which interacts with many other rx & otc meds & even foods (tyramine: aged cheeses, red wine, liver) if using, discuss all prescriptions with dr. To avoid possible bad interactions.
Here are some ... While the sexual deficit is still marginal - at the early stage of ED, the use of yohimbine may have some effect to improve erection, but always think about its side effects such as anxiety, agitation, GI-upsets, hypertension, tachycardia, etc. So, beware and I would recommend its use.

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Opinions on yohimbine for erectile dysfunction; is it real or fake science?

FDA approved. Yohimbine is an fda approved drug for treating erectile dysfunction although it's not as effective as new options. Yohimbe is the bark from which yohimbine is derived. Yohimbe is available w/o prescription as a dietary supplement but therefore is open to manufacturing issues eg contamination & standardization. Read more...
No good data. There is no good data. Best to see a urologist for workup and possible treatment. Read more...
Proven vs unproven. By definition, "alternative" is different than modern western medicine. Generally any drug, herb, treatment, or procedure that stands up to rigorous scientific scrutiny is included in modern medicine. The problem is that many alternative practices, herbs etc do not stand up to scientific scrutiny and cannot be shown to work. They therefore remain "alternative". Be careful and watch your wallet. Read more...

Yohimbine for erectile dysfunction?

No. Really not effective...Much better medications now. Yohimbine is really of historical interest only. Read more...
Yes but... yohimbine is somewhat effective HOWEVER it is a stimulant and is poorly tolerated. it may cause increased blood pressure, elevated heart rate, anxiety and irritability. please understand that high doses of yohimbine can have serious adverse effects. if you are considering trying this substance u should speak with your doctor. i believe there are better and far safer choices. Read more...

What are the risks of using yohimbine for erectile dysfunction?

Yohimbine Risks. Yohimbine was the only available oral treatment for ED prior to the advent of Viagra (sildenafil) in 1998. Since that time it has seen little use. Its benefits are not better than a sugar pill. There are no significant side effects from its use from evaluating the known literature on its effectiveness. Read more...