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Anxiety (16,355 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP)% of members (num votes)
Improved sleep
34% (310)
More balanced mood
33% (312)
Reduced anxiety
29% (311)
Drowsiness
27% (316)
Nausea
12% (308)
Reduced sex drive
9% (305)
Nightmares
8% (306)
Stomach cramps
7% (304)
Hypertension
7% (306)
Flatulence
6% (304)
Memory problems
9% (169)
Hair loss
5% (185)
nausea
6% (175)
Vomiting
2% (303)
Difficulty urinating
3% (141)
Acceptance and Commitment therapy% of members (num votes)
Greater self-awareness
76% (71)
More balanced mood
67% (72)
Increased psychological flexibility
62% (73)
Calmness
60% (72)
Happier
46% (13)
tinitus
23% (22)
depression
0% (2)
Acupuncture% of members (num votes)
Pain relief
41% (1289)
Bruising
19% (1270)
Nausea relief
13% (1258)
Bleeding
11% (1260)
Bacterial infection
4% (1275)
yawning
14% (365)
Nerve injury
4% (1268)
night sweats
6% (620)
heartburn
4% (853)
Upset stomach
7% (442)
Jaw clenching
9% (380)
beware of counterfeit drugs and do not mix medications....
11% (292)
vertigo
8% (353)
rebound anxiety
8% (297)
dehydration
5% (445)
wired
6% (352)
hunger
6% (350)
weight gain
15% (130)
yeast infections
8% (231)
drop in blood pressure
6% (328)
urinary hesitancy
6% (295)
hair loss
6% (285)
Time release meds can be dangerous because side effects persist
6% (289)
headached
10% (128)
rough on stomach
4% (350)
tachycardia
3% (429)
Derealization
2% (662)
very tired could not sleep, eyes seemed very big
4% (230)
hypotension
2% (324)
Hepatitis B
0% (1256)
tic exacerbation
2% (377)
Pneumothorax
0% (1258)
new symptoms during withdrawal of substance
4% (135)
off label used for stage fright
1% (286)
as you age less is better.....had blackouts from halcion (triazolam) when I was younger.....learned that awareness can be affected by medication....BTW as a medicinal chemist, I tried everything, but I don\'t operate heavy machinery, ha ha ha ha
1% (283)
faster recovery after vertigo/nausea attack
5% (44)
Halusinations
1% (196)
renal failure diagnosed by ER from accupuncture
5% (22)
kept me awake
0% (16)
oversensitised
0% (3)
Alprazolam (Xanax)% of members (num votes)
Reduced anxiety
88% (561)
Reduced panic
81% (550)
Drowsiness
62% (522)
Decreased inhibitions
42% (515)
Forgetfulness
37% (506)
Light-headedness
29% (518)
Dizziness
26% (503)
Dry mouth
25% (497)
Depression
23% (517)
Decreased sex drive
24% (497)
Irritability
15% (504)
Blurred vision
14% (502)
Constipation
13% (497)
Muscle weakness
13% (501)
Insomnia
11% (505)
Hyperactivity
8% (507)
Nausea
8% (498)
depression
20% (181)
Tremor
6% (498)
racing thoughts
9% (204)
suicidal thoughts
9% (177)
high blood pressure
5% (196)
Seizure
2% (504)
Vomiting
2% (495)
Jaundice
2% (500)
Hot Flashes when dosage increased
4% (195)
Convulsion
1% (304)
Watery mouth
1% (487)
Rash
4% (82)
seziure
2% (55)
Amitriptyline% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
62% (559)
weakness or tiredness
54% (554)
dry mouth
54% (553)
changes in appetite or weight
37% (543)
constipation
30% (546)
changes in sex drive or ability
30% (531)
headaches
26% (534)
confusion
25% (533)
unsteadiness
25% (527)
nightmares
24% (531)
nausea
21% (535)
blurred vision
20% (529)
excessive sweating
18% (527)
pain, burning, or tingling in the hands or feet
15% (528)
difficulty urinating
11% (528)
vomiting
8% (527)
felt like a zombie
46% (83)
Angry
13% (126)
Suicidal Thoughts
13% (111)
Halucinations
8% (128)
Restless legs
23% (13)
Antidepressants% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
60% (495)
decreased sex drive
60% (489)
dry mouth
58% (499)
weight gain
52% (492)
insomnia
45% (486)
nervousness / anxiety
44% (493)
constipation
38% (485)
increased appetite
38% (481)
dizziness
37% (477)
confusion
29% (477)
decreased appetite
24% (478)
increased heart rate
22% (480)
blurred vision
22% (475)
urinary retention
14% (478)
Night Sweats
36% (142)
body tremors
15% (60)
Aripiprazole (Abilify)% of members (num votes)
Restlessness
45% (119)
Weight gain
45% (119)
Anxiety
46% (115)
Drowsiness
42% (117)
Insomnia
32% (114)
More balanced mood
32% (115)
Dizziness
31% (114)
Reduced mania
26% (113)
Nausea
23% (114)
Headache
20% (113)
Blurred vision
19% (113)
Constipation
19% (113)
Vomiting
6% (112)
Shortness of Breath
21% (14)
Fevers
7% (14)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)% of members (num votes)
dry mouth
49% (818)
forgetfulness
37% (704)
headache
32% (816)
Fatigue
36% (725)
excitement
30% (821)
drowsiness
29% (822)
dizziness
29% (810)
excessive sweating
25% (807)
Dizzyness upon standing
29% (696)
constipation
23% (799)
anxiety
43% (424)
nausea
21% (809)
anxious
39% (428)
weight loss
19% (804)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
17% (810)
worsened depression horribly
17% (654)
Memory loss
25% (404)
loss of interest in sex
39% (259)
cold painful numb fingers
12% (681)
ringing ears
24% (334)
palipitations
20% (353)
More tired
29% (217)
SSRI - sleepy
16% (346)
anger/temper outbursts
26% (178)
vomiting
5% (798)
Dialated eyes
5% (619)
Restless legs
20% (132)
serotonin storm
4% (477)
less emotions
31% (65)
diarrhea
9% (172)
Heart rate slowed
4% (267)
heart rate felt slower
3% (269)
psychosis
5% (175)
seizure
1% (542)
allergic reaction
2% (150)
I have taken Zoloft several times through the years and never had any trouble. Unfortunately my dr. prescribed it for anxiety attacks during my last pregnancy (that is the only time I have had severe attacks like that) and my daughter was born with an umb
0% (301)
increased effects of pain meds
1% (76)
Passing Out
0% (66)
Citalopram (Celexa)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
54% (305)
excessive tiredness
39% (299)
drowsiness
39% (294)
dry mouth
36% (292)
nausea
30% (294)
nervousness
28% (289)
excessive sweating
19% (287)
loss of appetite
19% (285)
diarrhea
15% (288)
excitement
15% (287)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
14% (287)
stomach pain
14% (285)
muscle or joint pain
12% (286)
vomiting
7% (286)
Excessive yawning
30% (50)
Headache
16% (58)
Clonazepam (Klonopin, Rivotril)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
75% (473)
difficulty thinking or remembering
50% (457)
unsteadiness
35% (443)
dizziness
34% (448)
problems with coordination
33% (442)
changes in sex drive or ability
29% (434)
frequent urination
17% (439)
blurred vision
17% (436)
muscle or joint pain
13% (437)
increased saliva
6% (437)
nightmare
10% (88)
nightmares
11% (83)
rash
3% (87)
unconscious
0% (22)
Diazepam (Valium)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
66% (236)
tiredness
56% (233)
dizziness
34% (231)
weakness
28% (226)
dry mouth
28% (229)
changes in appetite
17% (218)
diarrhea
8% (225)
nausea
7% (220)
risky behavior
7% (42)
Diphenhydramine (Benadryl)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
75% (714)
dry mouth, nose, and throat
50% (688)
dizziness
25% (673)
Sleepiness
62% (200)
nervousness
16% (664)
headache
14% (663)
muscle weakness
13% (669)
constipation
11% (666)
loss of appetite
9% (665)
excitement (especially in children)
7% (664)
nausea
7% (669)
increased chest congestion
5% (663)
increased blood pressure
7% (231)
vomiting
2% (664)
affected kidney function
3% (230)
Duloxetine (Cymbalta)% of members (num votes)
tiredness
51% (421)
changes in sexual desire or ability
49% (419)
dry mouth
47% (418)
sweating or night sweats
44% (422)
drowsiness
41% (408)
nausea
39% (427)
dizziness
38% (412)
headache
35% (412)
weakness
33% (412)
constipation
29% (418)
muscle pain or cramps
23% (404)
decreased appetite
22% (414)
stomach pain
19% (412)
heartburn
18% (409)
increased urination
17% (410)
diarrhea
16% (411)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
15% (402)
vomiting
14% (412)
difficulty urinating
14% (405)
Excessive sleeping
29% (135)
Turned into emotional zombie/ dissasociated
26% (91)
itching
23% (105)
facial myofacial pain
15% (122)
anxiety
50% (34)
inability to physically cry (while feeling sadness)
30% (40)
Bruising
22% (36)
Dizziness
32% (22)
Increased desire for eating sweets
29% (21)
Insomnia
33% (12)
Severe weight gain while on Welbutrin (I don\'t believe this is a normal side effect)
14% (21)
Had terrible hair loss with Topomax (I would not ever get on this again)
9% (22)
severe allergic reaction, rash itching
3% (32)
Steven-Johnson Syndrome
0% (81)
Steven Johnson Syndrome
0% (79)
Escitalopram (Lexapro)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
55% (361)
drowsiness
35% (354)
excessive tiredness
34% (352)
dry mouth
28% (350)
increased sweating
23% (350)
increased appetite
23% (351)
dizziness
21% (351)
nausea
21% (350)
increased anxiety
25% (252)
constipation
14% (350)
diarrhea
13% (347)
Disassociation
24% (191)
stomach pain
9% (344)
heartburn
8% (346)
flu-like symptoms
8% (344)
runny nose
6% (342)
sneezing
3% (338)
Fluoxetine (Prozac)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
52% (529)
nervousness
41% (535)
dry mouth
39% (519)
drowsiness
32% (517)
nausea
26% (521)
excessive sweating
24% (516)
loss of appetite
22% (515)
weakness
22% (507)
severe sleep disturbances
28% (311)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
16% (514)
weight loss
16% (515)
sore throat
11% (513)
dizziness
21% (160)
suicidal thoughts
29% (100)
headaches
26% (66)
fatigue
30% (37)
Imipramine (Tofranil)% of members (num votes)
dry mouth
67% (58)
drowsiness
45% (58)
weakness or tiredness
44% (57)
constipation
35% (57)
excessive sweating
33% (55)
changes in appetite or weight
31% (55)
excitement or anxiety
29% (56)
changes in sex drive or ability
26% (53)
nausea
21% (56)
blurred vision
20% (54)
skin more sensitive to sunlight than usual
20% (55)
nightmares
16% (56)
difficulty urinating
14% (56)
frequent urination
11% (56)
Lamotrigine (Lamictal)% of members (num votes)
difficulty thinking or concentrating
48% (168)
drowsiness
38% (165)
loss of balance or coordination
29% (160)
blurred vision
25% (166)
difficulty speaking
25% (161)
dizziness
25% (162)
constipation
18% (157)
stomach, back, or joint pain
17% (156)
loss of appetite
16% (158)
double vision
11% (161)
weight loss
10% (157)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
9% (152)
uncontrollable movements of the eyes
9% (159)
diarrhea
8% (156)
missed or painful menstrual periods
8% (158)
swelling, itching, or irritation of the vagina
7% (156)
dry mouth
50% (10)
dificulty thinking and concentrating
33% (9)
headache
30% (10)
Mania
9% (32)
nightmares
30% (10)
Addiction
3% (32)
Levothyroxine% of members (num votes)
irritability
32% (194)
insomnia
30% (195)
nervousness
27% (197)
sensitivity to heat
27% (194)
headache
25% (199)
excessive sweating
24% (196)
temporary hair loss
24% (198)
increased appetite
20% (196)
diarrhea
16% (196)
weight loss
15% (200)
stomach cramps
13% (196)
changes in menstrual cycle
12% (193)
tremor
12% (199)
nausea
11% (195)
heart palpitations
44% (25)
fever
5% (191)
vomiting
4% (194)
Hives
11% (35)
Insomnia
25% (16)
Rash
12% (17)
Dry Mouth
33% (3)
Lorazepam (Ativan)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
70% (230)
tiredness
59% (226)
dizziness
36% (224)
dry mouth
29% (218)
weakness
26% (221)
changes in sex drive or ability
19% (215)
changes in appetite
14% (212)
restlessness or excitement
12% (216)
blurred vision
11% (214)
frequent urination
9% (213)
constipation
9% (214)
difficulty urinating
7% (212)
nausea
5% (216)
diarrhea
4% (215)
weight gain
14% (57)
insomnia
14% (43)
making strange sounds
2% (46)
Weight gain
0% (3)
Magnesium% of members (num votes)
diarrhea
28% (2023)
stomach discomfort
21% (1983)
nervousness
8% (752)
insomnia
10% (491)
weight gain
9% (495)
Headache
12% (356)
feeling slowed down
12% (289)
disassociation
4% (741)
Not feeling anything (almost emotionless)
10% (203)
brain zaps
5% (403)
Brain
3% (618)
anxiety in the beginning of the treatment
4% (234)
I take magnesium citrate
19% (43)
Hypomania
2% (450)
Murderous Rage
1% (353)
pain in left mid-back
5% (66)
Loss of control of facial muscles
2% (116)
crashing when withdrawing
5% (19)
Uncontrollable vomiting
1% (105)
terrible crashing feeling mid afternoon
0% (19)
when i went off it i had a seizure wish i ha some now
0% (332)
Meditation% of members (num votes)
reduced stress
78% (2304)
improved mood
72% (2263)
improved sleep
52% (2222)
reduced pain
36% (2201)
waking up too early
15% (1752)
nasal congestion
12% (1728)
anxiety
24% (656)
Passing out
6% (1959)
more relaxed
60% (195)
Drowsiness
27% (361)
depression
20% (484)
muscle relaxation
48% (191)
palpitations
12% (754)
panic attacks
14% (615)
Insomnia
17% (447)
Migraines
10% (691)
easy bruising
9% (706)
Easily Angered
16% (406)
deeper sleep
34% (190)
withdrawel
8% (749)
more alert next day
31% (192)
Crying
24% (233)
Eye twitches
12% (465)
nervousness
21% (225)
water retention
8% (570)
Aggression increase
11% (407)
Eye Twitches
10% (458)
hypotention - lowered overall blood pressure
8% (514)
Hair Loss
10% (420)
Muscle pain/stiffness on waking
23% (181)
i have hardly done it
14% (276)
Mouth ulcers
6% (586)
insomnia
15% (206)
\"Brain Zaps\"
8% (440)
stuttering
5% (693)
Head zaps
7% (472)
unpleasant body odor
6% (517)
tingling in hands feet and tongue
12% (259)
Swelling
7% (417)
worsened acne
4% (672)
head zaps
6% (470)
heart palpitations
13% (215)
Rash
6% (420)
increased sexual desire
12% (220)
hives
3% (742)
skin rash
6% (388)
orthostatic hypotension
4% (514)
withdrawal
9% (204)
Sense of overall dullness
12% (141)
Interesting dreams
26% (58)
amnesia
5% (297)
Night excursions with no memory of it in the AM
3% (374)
diarrhea
13% (98)
Withdrawal
3% (173)
worried about addiction
8% (128)
Dependence/addiction
5% (195)
Ideopathic Intracranial Hypertension
2% (426)
Seizures
2% (373)
stomach cramps
6% (98)
Went off of with terrible full blown withdrawal. Even with slow tapering. Dosage makes it hard to go off of slower. But I live thru it!
5% (79)
Went off of cymbals a terrible withdrawal . Full blown!
5% (80)
Paroxetine withdrawal
2% (176)
Benzo/Klonipin in not good for elderly. Now I am not old yet but I didn\'t want to wait until I was to have to go off of. Anyway after Dr and research found Klonipin is terrible for memory. So I consulted with my Dr and discussed as he originally told me
4% (80)
Mania
7% (46)
I went down on dosage had been on Klonipin for sleep disorder for about 20yrs at least only on 1 mg. cut in half and expected withdrawal so went very slowly and did research for withdrawal and I cut In Half down to . 5mg I have researched and realize benz
3% (80)
Irritability when between injections
1% (164)
hands sweat
4% (25)
Paroxetine (Paxil)% of members (num votes)
decreased sex drive
51% (321)
sleepiness or feeling "drugged"
43% (316)
difficulty concentrating
43% (311)
weight gain
39% (306)
nervousness
38% (304)
dizziness
35% (308)
forgetfulness
35% (303)
dry mouth
35% (302)
headache
33% (312)
unusual dreams
33% (306)
weakness
30% (304)
confusion
28% (301)
sweating
26% (302)
nausea
25% (302)
yawning
18% (299)
constipation
18% (301)
sensitivity to light
18% (299)
decreased appetite
18% (299)
pain in the back, muscles, joints, or anywhere in the body
16% (297)
muscle weakness or tightness
16% (298)
gas
15% (298)
stomach pain
12% (300)
diarrhea
11% (297)
changes in ability to taste food
11% (302)
heartburn
11% (296)
lump or tightness in throat
10% (299)
flushing (redness in face and other ares of skin)
11% (294)
weight loss
10% (298)
sore teeth and gums
10% (296)
runny nose
9% (295)
painful or irregular menstruation
7% (286)
vomiting
7% (297)
cough
5% (296)
increased sex drive
4% (293)
Pregabalin (Lyrica)% of members (num votes)
tiredness
64% (413)
difficulty remembering or forgetfulness
61% (387)
dry mouth
57% (398)
dizziness
56% (400)
difficulty concentrating or paying attention
56% (387)
weight gain
52% (381)
loss of balance or unsteadiness
49% (374)
headache
41% (383)
lack of coordination
42% (371)
confusion
41% (376)
weakness
40% (373)
constipation
37% (380)
anxiety
36% (371)
increased appetite
35% (368)
bloating
34% (373)
swelling of the arms, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
34% (367)
muscle twitching
34% (368)
nausea
33% (375)
gas
32% (379)
back pain
32% (360)
speech problems
28% (372)
uncontrollable shaking or jerking of a part of the body
20% (368)
''high'' or elevated mood
19% (369)
double vision
24% (188)
vomiting
9% (365)
cold sweats
18% (176)
extreme dryness in eyes, lungs, mouth, etc.
29% (89)
delirium
6% (174)
No effect whatsoever
15% (66)
side effects from meditation are all good
11% (80)
cellcept
2% (181)
increased pain
7% (29)
Progesterone% of members (num votes)
tiredness
51% (74)
irritability
51% (72)
mood swings
51% (71)
headache
39% (76)
muscle, joint, or bone pain
39% (71)
breast tenderness or pain
34% (74)
excessive worrying
33% (72)
upset stomach
32% (73)
constipation
26% (73)
runny nose
19% (70)
diarrhea
17% (72)
vaginal discharge
14% (73)
problems urinating
13% (70)
sneezing
10% (69)
cough
9% (69)
vomiting
7% (71)
feeling suicidal
6% (32)
feel suicidal with tramadol
3% (31)
made very doped,like very drunk
0% (27)
Propranolol% of members (num votes)
dizziness or lightheadedness
46% (298)
excessive tiredness
45% (295)
difficulty sleeping
28% (290)
upset stomach
17% (285)
Very low pulse
30% (132)
weepiness
13% (282)
constipation
12% (285)
did not relieve pain
43% (70)
Increased head pain
20% (127)
decreased sex drive
21% (105)
diarrhea
7% (282)
vomiting
7% (281)
Rapid heartbeat
17% (110)
dissociation
9% (134)
lack of motivation
33% (33)
rash
4% (281)
chest pain
13% (70)
apathy
25% (32)
disassociative episodes
6% (131)
slept for 2 hours and then couldn\'t go back to sleep
14% (50)
supposed to be for Imitrex - Heart Palpitations
8% (92)
Apathy
21% (33)
dissassociative state
14% (50)
sweating
16% (44)
preoccupied with thoughts of bedtime
21% (33)
difficulty excercising
46% (13)
double vision
8% (71)
restless leg sydrome
18% (28)
Pressure in throat area
9% (47)
hallucinations
3% (97)
intense heat sensation
21% (14)
chest pain/heart attack
4% (70)
Hallucinations
2% (96)
intense sensation of heat
14% (14)
Complement Fixation
2% (129)
K
1% (176)
Blurred vision
50% (2)
Lowered BP
50% (2)
frequent urination
8% (12)
Bilateral seelling of optic nerves
0% (2)
Increased sexual pleasure.
0% (74)
Nystagmus
0% (2)
Quetiapine (Seroquel)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
89% (132)
difficulty thinking or concentrating
64% (129)
dizziness
58% (123)
dry mouth
50% (126)
unusual dreams
49% (123)
decreased sexual desire or ability
49% (120)
increased appetite
47% (121)
irritability
45% (125)
excessive weight gain
41% (122)
weakness
39% (124)
loss of coordination
35% (124)
difficulty speaking or using language
27% (121)
headache
26% (122)
constipation
25% (119)
gas
22% (116)
pain in the joints, back, neck, or ears
21% (119)
indigestion
20% (119)
stuffy nose
20% (118)
stomach pain or swelling
19% (116)
numbness, burning, or tingling in the arms or legs
12% (120)
breast enlargement in males
4% (113)
missed menstrual periods
3% (117)
discharge from the breasts
3% (115)
hypoglycemia
10% (10)
weight loss
10% (10)
Sertraline (Zoloft)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
55% (482)
weight changes
42% (475)
dry mouth
39% (477)
excessive tiredness
38% (480)
drowsiness
37% (470)
nervousness
31% (470)
nausea
26% (474)
headache
26% (466)
dizziness
26% (463)
gas or bloating
22% (465)
excessive sweating
21% (462)
loss of appetite
20% (467)
diarrhea
18% (472)
constipation
15% (468)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
13% (465)
pain, burning, or tingling in the hands or feet
12% (463)
sore throat
6% (456)
vomiting
5% (463)
Inability to sleep
33% (49)
Venlafaxine (Effexor)% of members (num votes)
changes in sexual desire or ability
54% (452)
weakness or tiredness
43% (461)
dizziness
40% (457)
dry mouth
40% (449)
drowsiness
37% (459)
headache
34% (459)
nightmares
33% (455)
sweating
31% (449)
hot flashes or flushing
28% (446)
nausea
26% (449)
constipation
25% (450)
yawning
25% (438)
twitching
21% (449)
ringing in the ears
21% (440)
gas
20% (438)
loss of appetite
19% (445)
muscle tightness
18% (443)
frequent urination
16% (441)
change in ability to taste food
16% (443)
anxiety
45% (146)
pain, burning, numbness, or tingling in part of the body
15% (439)
brain \"zaps\"
45% (135)
weight gain
43% (140)
heartburn
14% (438)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
13% (444)
stomach pain
13% (442)
nervousness
39% (142)
diarrhea
12% (439)
weight loss
11% (440)
enlarged pupils (black circles in the middle of the eyes)
11% (433)
burping
10% (439)
difficulty urinating
9% (439)
sore throat, chills, or other signs of infection
9% (435)
vomiting
6% (439)
Agitation
30% (57)
sore skin
11% (123)
cold nose
9% (124)
shooting pains up one leg
9% (76)
shooting pain up one leg
8% (76)
Rash
9% (23)

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