Generic name: Yohimbine hydrochlorideBrand names: Yohimex, Yocon
Yocon is used in the treatment of male impotence. The drug is thought to work by stimulating the release of norepinephrine, one of the body's natural chemical regulators. This results in increased blood flow to the penis.
Yocon does not work for all men. Your doctor will determine if Yocon can be prescribed for you.
Take Yocon exactly as prescribed.
Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, inform your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Yocon.
Yocon should not be used if you have kidney disease or if you are sensitive to or have ever had an allergic reaction to yohimbine. Make sure your doctor is aware of any drug reactions you have experienced.
Yocon is generally not recommended for use by children, the elderly, or men with heart and kidney disease who also have a history of stomach or duodenal ulcer. The drug is also not recommended for men being treated for a psychiatric disorder.
It is important that you consult with your doctor before taking Yocon with drugs for depression or other drugs that change mood.
Yocon is not recommended for use in women generally and certainly must not be used during pregnancy.
Dosages of Yocon are based on experimental research in the treatment of male impotence.
This dosage is one 5.4-milligram tablet, 3 times a day.
If you experience nausea, dizziness, or nervousness, your doctor will reduce the dose to one-half tablet 3 times a day, and then increase it gradually back up to 1 tablet 3 times a day.
This drug is not for use in children.
This drug should not be used by older men.
Any medication taken in excess can cause symptoms of overdose. If you suspect an overdose, seek medical attention immediately. No specific symptoms of Yocon overdose have been reported.