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

12 doctors weighed in
6 doctors agree

In brief: No good data

There is no good data.
Best to see a urologist for workup and possible treatment.

In brief: No good data

There is no good data.
Best to see a urologist for workup and possible treatment.
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
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Dr. Alvin Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin
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Dr. Erik Borncamp
Wound care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Erik Borncamp
Dr. Erik Borncamp
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