yohimbine

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yohimbine

[yō′him‚bīn]
(pharmacology)
C21H26N2O3 An alkaloid derived from plants that is a weak blocker of alpha-adrenergic receptors, used as a mydriatic and in the treatment of impotence.
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Patients also have claimed that other oral drugs--including yohimbine hydrochloride, dopamine and serotonin agonists, and trazodone--are effective, but the results of scientific studies to substantiate these claims have been inconsistent.
Patients also have claimed effectiveness of other oral drugs, including yohimbine hydrochloride, dopamine and serotonin agonists, and trazodone--but no scientific studies have proved the effectiveness of these drugs in relieving impotence.