yohimbe (pausinystalia yohimbe) - oral (cont.)
HOW TO USE: Take this product by mouth as directed. Follow all directions on the product package. If you are uncertain about any of the information, consult your doctor or pharmacist.Avoid taking this product with food or beverages which contain large amounts of caffeine. It may increase the risk for side effects (e.g., mental/mood changes).If your condition persists or worsens, or if you think you may have a serious medical problem, seek immediate medical attention.
SIDE EFFECTS: Dizziness, headache, shaking, trouble sleeping, mental/mood changes (e.g., anxiety, irritability), frequent urination, fast heartbeat, nausea, or vomiting may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, contact your doctor or pharmacist promptly.Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: fast/slow/irregular heartbeat, severe mental/mood changes (e.g., unusual thoughts/behavior, hallucinations).Seek immediate medical attention if any of these rare but very serious side effects occur: sudden inability to move (paralysis), seizure.A very serious allergic reaction to this product is rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any of the following symptoms of a serious allergic reaction: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.In the US -Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
PRECAUTIONS: Before taking yohimbe, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.If you have any of the following health problems, consult your doctor or pharmacist before using this product: high or low blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease (e.g., angina), kidney disease, liver disease, mental/mood disorder (e.g., anxiety, depression), enlarged prostate.This product may make you dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform such activities safely. Avoid alcoholic beverages.This product is not recommended for use during pregnancy. It may harm an unborn baby. Consult your doctor for more details.It is unknown if this product passes into breast milk. However, it may have undesirable effects on a nursing infant. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
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