Dictionary » Y » Yohimbine

Yohimbine

yohimbine

(Science: chemical) A plant alkaloid with alpha-2-adrenergic blocking activity. Yohimbine has been used as a mydriatic and in the treatment of impotence. It is also alleged to be an aphrodisiac.

Pharmacological action: adrenergic alpha-antagonists, aphrodisiacs, mydriatics, sympatholytics.

Chemical name: Yohimban-16-carboxylic acid, 17-hydroxy-, methyl ester, (16alpha,17alpha)-


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



Results from our forum


Hyperadrenergic POTS

... It's been found that pharmacological NET inhibition can recreate an orthostatic tachycardia phenotype in susceptible healthy volunteer subjects. Yohimbine, a central alpha-2 antagonist that will also increase synaptic norepinephrine, can also cause orthostatic tachycardia. How do you test for ...

See entire post
by rmorrison
Wed Mar 19, 2014 5:38 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Hyperadrenergic POTS
Replies: 0
Views: 2646

The Fiber Disease

... DMT, NMT, psilocybin, serotonin, melatonin Ergolines: the ergot alkaloids (ergine, ergotamine, lysergic acid, etc.), LSD Beta-carbolines: harmine, yohimbine, reserpine, emetine Purine group: Xanthines: caffeine, theobromine, theophylline Terpenoid group: Aconite alkaloids: aconitine Steroids: solanine, ...

See entire post
by Skytroll
Wed Jul 12, 2006 6:01 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5481499


This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 1,495 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link