Generic name: Yohimbine hydrochloride.

Yocon is an impotence agent. It is thought to work by stimulating the release of norepinephrine, a natural chemical regulator, resulting in increased blood flow to the penis. 

Quick Facts About Yocon


Used to treat male impotence.

Yocon Dosage

Take exactly as prescribed.

  • Usual adult dose: one 5.4 milligram tablet, taken 3 times per day. Doctor may reduce dose to 1/2 tablet taken 3 times per day, and gradually increase if you experience nausea, dizziness, or nervousness. Doses are based on experimental research in the treatment of male impotence.
  • Usual child dose: not prescribed for children.
  • Missed dose: take as soon as possible, unless almost time for next dose. In that case, do not take missed dose; go back to regular schedule. Do not double doses.

Yocon Side Effects

Overdose symptoms:

no specific information available. If you suspect an overdose, immediately seek medical attention.

Side effects: decreased urination, dizziness, flushing, headache, increase in blood pressure, increased heart rate, increased motor activity, irritability, nausea, nervousness, tremor.

No known less common or rare Yocon side effects.


Inform your doctor before combining Yocon with:

antidepression medications such as Elavil or other medications that change mood.

No known food/other substance interactions.

Special Cautions

Not recommended for use in women. Must not be used during pregnancy.

Not recommended for use in seniors.

Not prescribed for children.

  • Avoid if sensitive to or allergic to Yocon.
  • Should not be used by men with: kidney disease, heart disease, history of stomach or duodenal ulcer; or if being treated for a psychiatric disorder.


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