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Anxiety (14,039 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP)% of members (num votes)
Improved sleep
33% (275)
More balanced mood
33% (275)
Reduced anxiety
29% (276)
Drowsiness
26% (280)
Nausea
11% (275)
Nightmares
9% (273)
Reduced sex drive
8% (273)
Stomach cramps
7% (272)
Hypertension
6% (273)
Flatulence
6% (272)
Memory problems
8% (136)
Hair loss
5% (153)
nausea
3% (143)
Vomiting
2% (271)
Difficulty urinating
3% (109)
Acceptance and Commitment therapy% of members (num votes)
Greater self-awareness
76% (59)
More balanced mood
65% (60)
Increased psychological flexibility
61% (61)
Calmness
57% (60)
tinitus
17% (12)
Happier
100% (2)
Acupuncture% of members (num votes)
Pain relief
41% (1126)
Bruising
19% (1108)
Nausea relief
13% (1101)
Bleeding
11% (1101)
Bacterial infection
4% (1113)
Nerve injury
4% (1108)
heartburn
4% (693)
night sweats
6% (459)
yawning
12% (206)
Upset stomach
7% (282)
beware of counterfeit drugs and do not mix medications....
13% (139)
Jaw clenching
7% (222)
dehydration
5% (284)
vertigo
7% (193)
hunger
6% (193)
Derealization
2% (503)
wired
5% (194)
Time release meds can be dangerous because side effects persist
6% (139)
rough on stomach
5% (194)
rebound anxiety
6% (142)
drop in blood pressure
5% (172)
tachycardia
3% (271)
yeast infections
9% (78)
hypotension
3% (170)
urinary hesitancy
4% (140)
hair loss
4% (131)
Pneumothorax
0% (1099)
Hepatitis B
0% (1099)
very tired could not sleep, eyes seemed very big
3% (78)
tic exacerbation
1% (220)
off label used for stage fright
1% (137)
Halusinations
0% (44)
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
0% (138)
Alprazolam (Xanax)% of members (num votes)
Reduced anxiety
86% (481)
Reduced panic
81% (471)
Drowsiness
63% (447)
Decreased inhibitions
42% (442)
Forgetfulness
38% (437)
Light-headedness
28% (442)
Dizziness
25% (432)
Dry mouth
25% (428)
Decreased sex drive
24% (430)
Depression
23% (446)
Irritability
16% (434)
Blurred vision
14% (431)
Constipation
13% (428)
Muscle weakness
13% (432)
Insomnia
11% (435)
Nausea
7% (428)
Hyperactivity
7% (437)
Tremor
7% (430)
depression
18% (114)
racing thoughts
7% (135)
Vomiting
2% (426)
suicidal thoughts
7% (109)
high blood pressure
6% (130)
Jaundice
2% (431)
Seizure
1% (434)
Hot Flashes when dosage increased
4% (128)
Convulsion
2% (236)
Watery mouth
0% (420)
Rash
0% (14)
Amitriptyline% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
60% (457)
weakness or tiredness
52% (451)
dry mouth
52% (449)
changes in appetite or weight
37% (445)
changes in sex drive or ability
31% (436)
constipation
29% (446)
headaches
24% (438)
unsteadiness
25% (430)
confusion
24% (436)
nightmares
23% (436)
nausea
20% (439)
blurred vision
19% (435)
excessive sweating
18% (433)
pain, burning, or tingling in the hands or feet
13% (433)
difficulty urinating
11% (433)
vomiting
7% (435)
Angry
16% (31)
Suicidal Thoughts
19% (16)
Halucinations
6% (33)
Antidepressants% of members (num votes)
decreased sex drive
63% (415)
drowsiness
60% (420)
dry mouth
56% (421)
weight gain
52% (415)
insomnia
46% (411)
nervousness / anxiety
45% (416)
increased appetite
39% (408)
constipation
37% (408)
dizziness
35% (400)
confusion
27% (401)
decreased appetite
24% (404)
increased heart rate
23% (404)
blurred vision
20% (398)
urinary retention
14% (402)
Night Sweats
40% (65)
Aripiprazole (Abilify)% of members (num votes)
Restlessness
45% (106)
Anxiety
44% (102)
Weight gain
42% (106)
Drowsiness
41% (105)
More balanced mood
32% (103)
Dizziness
30% (102)
Insomnia
30% (102)
Reduced mania
25% (101)
Nausea
22% (102)
Headache
19% (101)
Blurred vision
19% (101)
Constipation
18% (100)
Vomiting
5% (100)
Fevers
50% (2)
Shortness of Breath
50% (2)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)% of members (num votes)
dry mouth
49% (712)
headache
32% (712)
Fatigue
37% (621)
forgetfulness
38% (600)
drowsiness
30% (714)
dizziness
30% (707)
excitement
29% (713)
excessive sweating
26% (703)
Dizzyness upon standing
30% (591)
constipation
23% (697)
nausea
22% (705)
anxiety
43% (318)
weight loss
19% (702)
anxious
40% (323)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
18% (705)
worsened depression horribly
16% (548)
Memory loss
28% (304)
cold painful numb fingers
13% (581)
loss of interest in sex
42% (158)
palipitations
22% (254)
ringing ears
24% (235)
SSRI - sleepy
19% (254)
More tired
34% (116)
vomiting
6% (697)
Dialated eyes
5% (520)
anger/temper outbursts
28% (76)
serotonin storm
4% (379)
Heart rate slowed
6% (170)
Restless legs
27% (33)
heart rate felt slower
5% (171)
diarrhea
11% (75)
psychosis
9% (78)
seizure
1% (443)
allergic reaction
2% (52)
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% (206)
Citalopram (Celexa)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
53% (269)
excessive tiredness
38% (266)
drowsiness
38% (261)
dry mouth
35% (260)
nausea
31% (261)
nervousness
28% (257)
loss of appetite
19% (254)
excessive sweating
17% (256)
excitement
16% (256)
diarrhea
15% (255)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
14% (256)
stomach pain
13% (253)
muscle or joint pain
13% (255)
vomiting
7% (254)
Excessive yawning
33% (18)
Headache
16% (25)
Clonazepam (Klonopin, Rivotril)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
76% (395)
difficulty thinking or remembering
52% (384)
unsteadiness
35% (374)
dizziness
34% (380)
problems with coordination
33% (374)
changes in sex drive or ability
28% (368)
frequent urination
17% (374)
blurred vision
17% (372)
muscle or joint pain
13% (372)
increased saliva
6% (370)
nightmares
5% (19)
rash
0% (20)
nightmare
0% (19)
Diazepam (Valium)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
69% (190)
tiredness
60% (187)
dizziness
36% (186)
weakness
28% (183)
dry mouth
28% (185)
changes in appetite
19% (178)
diarrhea
8% (182)
nausea
8% (177)
Diphenhydramine (Benadryl)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
75% (628)
dry mouth, nose, and throat
49% (607)
dizziness
26% (596)
nervousness
17% (586)
headache
14% (586)
muscle weakness
14% (590)
Sleepiness
64% (117)
constipation
11% (590)
loss of appetite
9% (588)
excitement (especially in children)
7% (587)
nausea
7% (591)
increased chest congestion
5% (587)
vomiting
2% (586)
increased blood pressure
6% (154)
affected kidney function
4% (156)
Duloxetine (Cymbalta)% of members (num votes)
changes in sexual desire or ability
49% (359)
tiredness
49% (359)
dry mouth
45% (357)
sweating or night sweats
43% (361)
drowsiness
40% (350)
nausea
39% (361)
dizziness
36% (352)
headache
33% (352)
weakness
31% (353)
constipation
27% (354)
muscle pain or cramps
23% (350)
decreased appetite
21% (355)
stomach pain
18% (352)
heartburn
17% (350)
increased urination
16% (353)
diarrhea
15% (352)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
15% (343)
difficulty urinating
14% (346)
vomiting
14% (354)
Excessive sleeping
27% (77)
facial myofacial pain
14% (66)
Turned into emotional zombie/ dissasociated
19% (31)
itching
9% (44)
Steven Johnson Syndrome
0% (25)
Steven-Johnson Syndrome
0% (26)
Escitalopram (Lexapro)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
56% (314)
drowsiness
35% (309)
excessive tiredness
35% (308)
dry mouth
30% (307)
increased appetite
23% (307)
increased sweating
23% (306)
dizziness
23% (308)
nausea
21% (304)
increased anxiety
26% (211)
constipation
15% (305)
diarrhea
13% (302)
Disassociation
25% (149)
stomach pain
10% (301)
heartburn
8% (304)
flu-like symptoms
8% (302)
runny nose
7% (301)
sneezing
3% (298)
Fluoxetine (Prozac)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
51% (463)
nervousness
42% (471)
dry mouth
41% (455)
drowsiness
34% (454)
nausea
26% (455)
excessive sweating
24% (453)
weakness
23% (446)
loss of appetite
22% (453)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
17% (452)
weight loss
17% (453)
severe sleep disturbances
30% (249)
sore throat
11% (451)
dizziness
22% (97)
suicidal thoughts
31% (32)
Imipramine (Tofranil)% of members (num votes)
dry mouth
67% (48)
drowsiness
43% (49)
weakness or tiredness
44% (48)
constipation
38% (48)
excessive sweating
35% (46)
excitement or anxiety
30% (47)
changes in appetite or weight
28% (46)
nausea
23% (47)
changes in sex drive or ability
23% (44)
skin more sensitive to sunlight than usual
22% (46)
blurred vision
22% (46)
nightmares
15% (47)
difficulty urinating
15% (47)
frequent urination
11% (47)
Lamotrigine (Lamictal)% of members (num votes)
difficulty thinking or concentrating
47% (149)
drowsiness
37% (146)
loss of balance or coordination
28% (142)
difficulty speaking
25% (143)
blurred vision
23% (147)
dizziness
23% (143)
constipation
19% (139)
stomach, back, or joint pain
17% (138)
loss of appetite
14% (139)
double vision
10% (143)
weight loss
10% (139)
uncontrollable movements of the eyes
10% (141)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
9% (134)
missed or painful menstrual periods
9% (141)
swelling, itching, or irritation of the vagina
7% (138)
diarrhea
7% (138)
Mania
15% (13)
Addiction
0% (14)
Levothyroxine% of members (num votes)
irritability
32% (170)
insomnia
30% (172)
nervousness
28% (174)
sensitivity to heat
27% (171)
excessive sweating
25% (173)
headache
24% (175)
temporary hair loss
23% (175)
increased appetite
20% (173)
diarrhea
17% (173)
weight loss
15% (177)
stomach cramps
13% (173)
changes in menstrual cycle
12% (171)
tremor
11% (176)
nausea
11% (171)
fever
5% (169)
vomiting
4% (171)
Hives
15% (13)
Lorazepam (Ativan)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
70% (199)
tiredness
59% (195)
dizziness
37% (192)
dry mouth
29% (188)
weakness
26% (190)
changes in sex drive or ability
18% (185)
changes in appetite
13% (182)
restlessness or excitement
12% (186)
blurred vision
11% (183)
frequent urination
9% (184)
constipation
9% (184)
difficulty urinating
7% (182)
nausea
5% (186)
weight gain
25% (28)
diarrhea
3% (186)
insomnia
27% (15)
making strange sounds
6% (17)
Magnesium% of members (num votes)
diarrhea
28% (1717)
stomach discomfort
21% (1684)
nervousness
9% (456)
insomnia
11% (201)
disassociation
4% (451)
weight gain
8% (200)
Brain
3% (330)
Headache
13% (63)
brain zaps
3% (116)
Hypomania
1% (163)
Murderous Rage
2% (61)
when i went off it i had a seizure wish i ha some now
0% (42)
Meditation% of members (num votes)
reduced stress
78% (2008)
improved mood
71% (1979)
improved sleep
52% (1948)
reduced pain
36% (1933)
waking up too early
15% (1495)
nasal congestion
13% (1473)
Passing out
6% (1697)
anxiety
24% (400)
palpitations
12% (495)
panic attacks
12% (364)
depression
18% (240)
withdrawel
9% (490)
Drowsiness
29% (121)
easy bruising
8% (450)
Migraines
7% (436)
Insomnia
16% (206)
Eye twitches
11% (223)
water retention
7% (326)
Easily Angered
14% (167)
Eye Twitches
10% (222)
hypotention - lowered overall blood pressure
7% (273)
Mouth ulcers
6% (338)
Aggression increase
9% (166)
stuttering
3% (440)
worsened acne
4% (420)
Hair Loss
8% (181)
\"Brain Zaps\"
7% (201)
Head zaps
5% (235)
orthostatic hypotension
4% (273)
hives
2% (489)
unpleasant body odor
4% (274)
i have hardly done it
22% (46)
head zaps
4% (235)
Rash
6% (181)
Swelling
5% (177)
skin rash
5% (148)
amnesia
3% (59)
tingling in hands feet and tongue
9% (22)
Night excursions with no memory of it in the AM
1% (137)
Seizures
1% (137)
Ideopathic Intracranial Hypertension
1% (190)
Paroxetine (Paxil)% of members (num votes)
decreased sex drive
49% (283)
sleepiness or feeling "drugged"
43% (281)
difficulty concentrating
42% (278)
nervousness
38% (274)
weight gain
38% (271)
dizziness
36% (275)
forgetfulness
36% (272)
dry mouth
36% (271)
unusual dreams
35% (274)
headache
33% (279)
weakness
31% (273)
confusion
29% (270)
sweating
27% (270)
nausea
26% (270)
yawning
19% (268)
decreased appetite
19% (268)
sensitivity to light
18% (268)
constipation
18% (268)
pain in the back, muscles, joints, or anywhere in the body
17% (266)
muscle weakness or tightness
16% (267)
gas
16% (267)
stomach pain
13% (269)
diarrhea
11% (266)
changes in ability to taste food
11% (271)
flushing (redness in face and other ares of skin)
11% (266)
weight loss
11% (267)
lump or tightness in throat
11% (269)
heartburn
11% (266)
runny nose
9% (264)
sore teeth and gums
9% (264)
vomiting
7% (266)
painful or irregular menstruation
7% (258)
cough
5% (265)
increased sex drive
4% (264)
Pregabalin (Lyrica)% of members (num votes)
tiredness
63% (320)
difficulty remembering or forgetfulness
61% (302)
dizziness
56% (312)
dry mouth
54% (306)
difficulty concentrating or paying attention
54% (300)
weight gain
52% (297)
loss of balance or unsteadiness
49% (290)
headache
42% (300)
lack of coordination
42% (291)
confusion
41% (296)
weakness
40% (294)
constipation
37% (299)
bloating
35% (294)
swelling of the arms, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
35% (287)
muscle twitching
33% (288)
anxiety
33% (290)
increased appetite
33% (287)
gas
32% (296)
nausea
32% (296)
back pain
31% (281)
speech problems
26% (292)
uncontrollable shaking or jerking of a part of the body
20% (289)
''high'' or elevated mood
18% (292)
double vision
27% (111)
vomiting
8% (288)
cold sweats
18% (100)
delirium
7% (101)
extreme dryness in eyes, lungs, mouth, etc.
40% (10)
side effects from meditation are all good
20% (10)
cellcept
2% (108)
Progesterone% of members (num votes)
tiredness
51% (55)
mood swings
50% (52)
irritability
49% (53)
headache
38% (58)
breast tenderness or pain
34% (56)
muscle, joint, or bone pain
37% (52)
excessive worrying
34% (53)
upset stomach
31% (55)
constipation
25% (56)
diarrhea
17% (54)
runny nose
15% (52)
vaginal discharge
13% (55)
sneezing
10% (51)
cough
10% (51)
vomiting
8% (53)
problems urinating
6% (52)
feeling suicidal
8% (13)
feel suicidal with tramadol
8% (13)
made very doped,like very drunk
0% (9)
Propranolol% of members (num votes)
excessive tiredness
44% (248)
dizziness or lightheadedness
44% (252)
difficulty sleeping
27% (244)
upset stomach
16% (241)
weepiness
12% (238)
Very low pulse
31% (88)
constipation
11% (240)
diarrhea
6% (239)
vomiting
6% (236)
decreased sex drive
23% (62)
Increased head pain
17% (81)
did not relieve pain
42% (26)
Rapid heartbeat
14% (65)
rash
4% (237)
dissociation
9% (90)
double vision
15% (27)
disassociative episodes
5% (87)
supposed to be for Imitrex - Heart Palpitations
8% (48)
dissassociative state
25% (8)
K
2% (133)
chest pain
7% (27)
hallucinations
4% (53)
chest pain/heart attack
4% (26)
Complement Fixation
1% (86)
sweating
100% (1)
slept for 2 hours and then couldn\'t go back to sleep
14% (7)
Hallucinations
2% (52)
Increased sexual pleasure.
0% (29)
Pressure in throat area
0% (4)
Quetiapine (Seroquel)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
88% (113)
difficulty thinking or concentrating
65% (109)
dizziness
59% (105)
dry mouth
53% (107)
decreased sexual desire or ability
52% (102)
unusual dreams
49% (103)
increased appetite
46% (102)
irritability
44% (104)
weakness
41% (106)
excessive weight gain
39% (104)
loss of coordination
39% (106)
difficulty speaking or using language
29% (103)
headache
27% (103)
constipation
26% (101)
gas
23% (98)
indigestion
22% (101)
pain in the joints, back, neck, or ears
22% (101)
stuffy nose
20% (100)
stomach pain or swelling
18% (98)
numbness, burning, or tingling in the arms or legs
12% (102)
breast enlargement in males
4% (96)
missed menstrual periods
3% (99)
discharge from the breasts
3% (97)
Sertraline (Zoloft)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
54% (433)
weight changes
40% (428)
dry mouth
38% (430)
excessive tiredness
38% (433)
drowsiness
36% (422)
nervousness
32% (420)
dizziness
27% (418)
nausea
26% (426)
headache
26% (419)
gas or bloating
22% (418)
excessive sweating
21% (415)
loss of appetite
19% (420)
diarrhea
18% (425)
constipation
15% (422)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
13% (415)
pain, burning, or tingling in the hands or feet
12% (417)
sore throat
6% (411)
vomiting
5% (417)
Inability to sleep
100% (1)
Venlafaxine (Effexor)% of members (num votes)
changes in sexual desire or ability
54% (386)
weakness or tiredness
41% (392)
dizziness
39% (388)
dry mouth
39% (387)
drowsiness
36% (390)
headache
33% (390)
nightmares
33% (389)
sweating
31% (382)
nausea
27% (383)
hot flashes or flushing
27% (379)
constipation
24% (385)
yawning
24% (376)
twitching
22% (384)
ringing in the ears
21% (375)
loss of appetite
21% (380)
gas
21% (375)
muscle tightness
18% (378)
change in ability to taste food
17% (379)
frequent urination
16% (377)
pain, burning, numbness, or tingling in part of the body
14% (376)
heartburn
14% (374)
stomach pain
13% (378)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
13% (378)
diarrhea
12% (375)
weight loss
11% (375)
anxiety
53% (80)
enlarged pupils (black circles in the middle of the eyes)
11% (370)
nervousness
47% (77)
burping
10% (376)
sore throat, chills, or other signs of infection
10% (371)
difficulty urinating
9% (375)
brain \"zaps\"
50% (66)
weight gain
43% (76)
vomiting
6% (375)
sore skin
12% (58)
cold nose
7% (60)
shooting pains up one leg
8% (12)
shooting pain up one leg
8% (13)

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