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Anxiety (13,773 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP)% of members (num votes)
Improved sleep
34% (271)
More balanced mood
33% (271)
Reduced anxiety
29% (272)
Drowsiness
26% (276)
Nausea
10% (271)
Nightmares
9% (269)
Reduced sex drive
8% (269)
Stomach cramps
7% (268)
Hypertension
6% (269)
Flatulence
6% (268)
Memory problems
8% (132)
Hair loss
5% (149)
Vomiting
2% (267)
nausea
4% (139)
Difficulty urinating
3% (105)
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% (1099)
Bruising
19% (1081)
Nausea relief
13% (1074)
Bleeding
11% (1075)
Bacterial infection
4% (1084)
Nerve injury
4% (1080)
heartburn
5% (666)
night sweats
6% (432)
yawning
11% (179)
Upset stomach
7% (254)
Jaw clenching
8% (195)
beware of counterfeit drugs and do not mix medications....
13% (113)
vertigo
7% (166)
Derealization
2% (476)
dehydration
4% (257)
wired
5% (168)
drop in blood pressure
5% (146)
hunger
5% (166)
tachycardia
3% (244)
rough on stomach
4% (168)
rebound anxiety
6% (115)
Time release meds can be dangerous because side effects persist
5% (113)
Pneumothorax
0% (1072)
Hepatitis B
0% (1072)
hypotension
3% (145)
hair loss
5% (106)
yeast infections
8% (52)
urinary hesitancy
3% (114)
tic exacerbation
1% (193)
off label used for stage fright
1% (112)
very tired could not sleep, eyes seemed very big
2% (53)
Halusinations
0% (19)
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% (112)
Alprazolam (Xanax)% of members (num votes)
Reduced anxiety
86% (471)
Reduced panic
81% (462)
Drowsiness
63% (440)
Decreased inhibitions
42% (433)
Forgetfulness
37% (430)
Light-headedness
28% (433)
Dizziness
25% (425)
Dry mouth
24% (421)
Depression
23% (437)
Decreased sex drive
24% (423)
Irritability
16% (427)
Blurred vision
14% (424)
Constipation
13% (421)
Muscle weakness
12% (425)
Insomnia
11% (428)
Nausea
8% (421)
Hyperactivity
7% (428)
Tremor
7% (423)
depression
20% (107)
racing thoughts
8% (128)
suicidal thoughts
8% (102)
Vomiting
2% (420)
high blood pressure
7% (123)
Jaundice
2% (424)
Seizure
1% (426)
Hot Flashes when dosage increased
3% (121)
Convulsion
2% (229)
Watery mouth
0% (413)
Rash
0% (6)
Amitriptyline% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
59% (437)
dry mouth
53% (429)
weakness or tiredness
52% (431)
changes in appetite or weight
37% (425)
changes in sex drive or ability
31% (416)
constipation
30% (426)
headaches
25% (418)
unsteadiness
25% (410)
confusion
24% (417)
nightmares
23% (417)
nausea
20% (419)
blurred vision
19% (415)
excessive sweating
18% (413)
pain, burning, or tingling in the hands or feet
14% (413)
difficulty urinating
10% (413)
vomiting
7% (415)
Angry
23% (13)
Halucinations
8% (13)
Antidepressants% of members (num votes)
decreased sex drive
63% (409)
drowsiness
60% (413)
dry mouth
56% (414)
weight gain
52% (409)
insomnia
46% (404)
nervousness / anxiety
45% (410)
increased appetite
39% (402)
constipation
37% (401)
dizziness
34% (393)
confusion
27% (394)
decreased appetite
24% (397)
increased heart rate
23% (398)
blurred vision
20% (392)
urinary retention
14% (396)
Night Sweats
36% (58)
Aripiprazole (Abilify)% of members (num votes)
Restlessness
46% (105)
Weight gain
43% (105)
Anxiety
45% (101)
Drowsiness
41% (104)
More balanced mood
32% (102)
Dizziness
31% (101)
Insomnia
31% (101)
Reduced mania
25% (100)
Nausea
22% (101)
Headache
19% (100)
Blurred vision
19% (100)
Constipation
18% (99)
Vomiting
5% (99)
Fevers
100% (1)
Shortness of Breath
100% (1)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)% of members (num votes)
dry mouth
49% (700)
headache
32% (699)
Fatigue
37% (608)
forgetfulness
38% (587)
drowsiness
30% (703)
excitement
29% (702)
dizziness
29% (695)
excessive sweating
26% (692)
Dizzyness upon standing
30% (579)
constipation
23% (685)
nausea
22% (693)
anxiety
44% (307)
weight loss
19% (690)
anxious
41% (311)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
18% (694)
worsened depression horribly
16% (537)
Memory loss
29% (291)
cold painful numb fingers
13% (570)
loss of interest in sex
41% (146)
ringing ears
25% (223)
palipitations
22% (242)
SSRI - sleepy
19% (244)
vomiting
6% (686)
More tired
34% (103)
Dialated eyes
5% (509)
anger/temper outbursts
29% (65)
serotonin storm
5% (368)
Heart rate slowed
6% (159)
diarrhea
13% (64)
heart rate felt slower
4% (160)
psychosis
9% (67)
Restless legs
29% (21)
seizure
1% (432)
allergic reaction
2% (41)
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% (197)
Citalopram (Celexa)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
53% (266)
excessive tiredness
38% (263)
drowsiness
38% (258)
dry mouth
35% (257)
nausea
31% (257)
nervousness
28% (254)
loss of appetite
19% (251)
excessive sweating
17% (253)
excitement
15% (253)
diarrhea
15% (252)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
15% (253)
stomach pain
13% (250)
muscle or joint pain
13% (252)
vomiting
7% (251)
Excessive yawning
33% (15)
Headache
18% (22)
Clonazepam (Klonopin, Rivotril)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
76% (388)
difficulty thinking or remembering
51% (377)
unsteadiness
35% (367)
dizziness
34% (373)
problems with coordination
33% (367)
changes in sex drive or ability
28% (361)
frequent urination
17% (367)
blurred vision
17% (365)
muscle or joint pain
14% (365)
increased saliva
6% (363)
nightmares
9% (11)
rash
0% (12)
nightmare
0% (11)
Diazepam (Valium)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
68% (187)
tiredness
59% (184)
dizziness
36% (183)
weakness
28% (180)
dry mouth
27% (182)
changes in appetite
18% (175)
diarrhea
8% (179)
nausea
7% (174)
Diphenhydramine (Benadryl)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
76% (620)
dry mouth, nose, and throat
49% (600)
dizziness
26% (589)
nervousness
17% (579)
headache
15% (579)
muscle weakness
14% (583)
Sleepiness
64% (108)
constipation
11% (583)
loss of appetite
9% (581)
excitement (especially in children)
7% (580)
nausea
7% (584)
increased chest congestion
5% (580)
vomiting
2% (579)
increased blood pressure
7% (147)
affected kidney function
4% (149)
Duloxetine (Cymbalta)% of members (num votes)
changes in sexual desire or ability
49% (351)
tiredness
49% (352)
dry mouth
46% (350)
sweating or night sweats
43% (354)
nausea
38% (354)
drowsiness
39% (342)
dizziness
36% (346)
headache
34% (345)
weakness
31% (346)
constipation
27% (347)
muscle pain or cramps
23% (343)
decreased appetite
21% (348)
stomach pain
18% (346)
heartburn
17% (343)
increased urination
16% (345)
diarrhea
15% (345)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
15% (336)
difficulty urinating
15% (339)
vomiting
14% (347)
Excessive sleeping
24% (70)
facial myofacial pain
15% (61)
itching
11% (37)
Turned into emotional zombie/ dissasociated
13% (24)
Steven Johnson Syndrome
0% (18)
Steven-Johnson Syndrome
0% (19)
Escitalopram (Lexapro)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
56% (308)
excessive tiredness
36% (302)
drowsiness
35% (304)
dry mouth
30% (301)
increased appetite
24% (301)
increased sweating
23% (300)
dizziness
23% (302)
nausea
22% (298)
increased anxiety
26% (205)
constipation
15% (299)
diarrhea
14% (296)
Disassociation
25% (143)
stomach pain
10% (295)
heartburn
8% (298)
flu-like symptoms
8% (296)
runny nose
7% (295)
sneezing
3% (292)
Fluoxetine (Prozac)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
51% (454)
nervousness
42% (462)
dry mouth
40% (446)
drowsiness
34% (445)
nausea
26% (446)
excessive sweating
24% (444)
weakness
22% (437)
loss of appetite
21% (444)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
17% (443)
weight loss
16% (445)
severe sleep disturbances
30% (240)
sore throat
11% (442)
dizziness
23% (88)
suicidal thoughts
35% (23)
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)
skin more sensitive to sunlight than usual
22% (46)
blurred vision
22% (46)
changes in sex drive or ability
23% (44)
nightmares
15% (47)
difficulty urinating
15% (47)
frequent urination
11% (47)
Lamotrigine (Lamictal)% of members (num votes)
difficulty thinking or concentrating
47% (148)
drowsiness
37% (145)
loss of balance or coordination
28% (141)
difficulty speaking
25% (142)
blurred vision
23% (146)
dizziness
23% (142)
constipation
19% (138)
stomach, back, or joint pain
17% (137)
loss of appetite
14% (138)
uncontrollable movements of the eyes
10% (140)
double vision
10% (142)
weight loss
10% (138)
missed or painful menstrual periods
9% (140)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
9% (133)
swelling, itching, or irritation of the vagina
7% (137)
diarrhea
6% (137)
Mania
17% (12)
Addiction
0% (13)
Levothyroxine% of members (num votes)
irritability
31% (166)
insomnia
29% (168)
nervousness
27% (170)
sensitivity to heat
27% (167)
excessive sweating
26% (169)
headache
25% (171)
temporary hair loss
23% (171)
increased appetite
20% (169)
diarrhea
17% (169)
weight loss
14% (173)
stomach cramps
14% (169)
changes in menstrual cycle
13% (167)
tremor
11% (172)
nausea
11% (167)
vomiting
4% (167)
fever
4% (165)
Hives
25% (8)
Lorazepam (Ativan)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
71% (194)
tiredness
60% (190)
dizziness
38% (187)
dry mouth
30% (183)
weakness
26% (186)
changes in sex drive or ability
19% (180)
restlessness or excitement
13% (181)
changes in appetite
13% (177)
blurred vision
11% (178)
frequent urination
9% (179)
constipation
9% (179)
difficulty urinating
6% (177)
nausea
5% (181)
diarrhea
3% (181)
weight gain
26% (23)
insomnia
40% (10)
making strange sounds
8% (12)
Magnesium% of members (num votes)
diarrhea
28% (1687)
stomach discomfort
21% (1653)
nervousness
9% (428)
insomnia
10% (172)
disassociation
4% (422)
weight gain
7% (171)
Brain
3% (301)
Headache
6% (32)
brain zaps
2% (87)
Hypomania
1% (134)
when i went off it i had a seizure wish i ha some now
0% (12)
Murderous Rage
0% (31)
Meditation% of members (num votes)
reduced stress
78% (1973)
improved mood
71% (1945)
improved sleep
51% (1916)
reduced pain
36% (1899)
waking up too early
14% (1461)
nasal congestion
13% (1440)
Passing out
6% (1664)
anxiety
24% (366)
palpitations
11% (462)
panic attacks
12% (331)
withdrawel
9% (457)
depression
18% (207)
easy bruising
7% (416)
Migraines
7% (402)
Drowsiness
30% (90)
Insomnia
14% (173)
Eye twitches
12% (191)
water retention
8% (293)
Eye Twitches
11% (190)
hypotention - lowered overall blood pressure
8% (240)
Easily Angered
14% (134)
Mouth ulcers
6% (305)
worsened acne
4% (387)
stuttering
4% (407)
hives
3% (456)
Hair Loss
8% (149)
orthostatic hypotension
5% (240)
\"Brain Zaps\"
7% (168)
unpleasant body odor
5% (241)
Head zaps
5% (202)
Aggression increase
8% (132)
head zaps
4% (203)
Rash
5% (149)
Swelling
5% (145)
skin rash
5% (116)
i have hardly done it
19% (16)
Night excursions with no memory of it in the AM
2% (105)
Seizures
2% (105)
amnesia
4% (26)
Ideopathic Intracranial Hypertension
1% (158)
Paroxetine (Paxil)% of members (num votes)
decreased sex drive
50% (278)
sleepiness or feeling "drugged"
44% (275)
difficulty concentrating
43% (272)
nervousness
38% (268)
weight gain
38% (266)
dizziness
36% (270)
forgetfulness
36% (266)
dry mouth
36% (266)
unusual dreams
35% (269)
headache
34% (273)
weakness
31% (267)
confusion
28% (264)
sweating
27% (265)
nausea
27% (264)
yawning
19% (263)
decreased appetite
19% (263)
sensitivity to light
18% (263)
constipation
18% (262)
pain in the back, muscles, joints, or anywhere in the body
18% (261)
muscle weakness or tightness
16% (262)
gas
16% (261)
stomach pain
13% (263)
flushing (redness in face and other ares of skin)
11% (261)
lump or tightness in throat
11% (264)
heartburn
11% (260)
diarrhea
11% (260)
weight loss
11% (262)
changes in ability to taste food
11% (265)
sore teeth and gums
9% (259)
runny nose
9% (260)
vomiting
7% (261)
painful or irregular menstruation
8% (253)
cough
5% (260)
increased sex drive
3% (259)
Pregabalin (Lyrica)% of members (num votes)
tiredness
63% (313)
difficulty remembering or forgetfulness
61% (294)
dizziness
56% (307)
dry mouth
54% (301)
difficulty concentrating or paying attention
53% (293)
weight gain
52% (291)
loss of balance or unsteadiness
49% (285)
headache
41% (294)
lack of coordination
42% (283)
confusion
40% (289)
weakness
40% (288)
constipation
37% (294)
bloating
36% (289)
swelling of the arms, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
35% (280)
gas
33% (291)
muscle twitching
33% (284)
nausea
32% (290)
increased appetite
33% (281)
anxiety
33% (283)
back pain
31% (276)
speech problems
26% (286)
uncontrollable shaking or jerking of a part of the body
20% (284)
''high'' or elevated mood
18% (286)
double vision
27% (106)
vomiting
8% (284)
cold sweats
19% (96)
delirium
7% (96)
extreme dryness in eyes, lungs, mouth, etc.
50% (4)
cellcept
2% (103)
side effects from meditation are all good
25% (4)
Progesterone% of members (num votes)
tiredness
48% (52)
mood swings
47% (49)
irritability
46% (50)
headache
38% (55)
muscle, joint, or bone pain
35% (49)
breast tenderness or pain
32% (53)
upset stomach
31% (52)
excessive worrying
32% (50)
constipation
26% (53)
diarrhea
18% (51)
runny nose
16% (49)
vaginal discharge
13% (52)
cough
10% (48)
sneezing
10% (48)
vomiting
8% (50)
problems urinating
6% (49)
feeling suicidal
10% (10)
feel suicidal with tramadol
10% (10)
made very doped,like very drunk
0% (6)
Propranolol% of members (num votes)
excessive tiredness
44% (240)
dizziness or lightheadedness
43% (244)
difficulty sleeping
26% (237)
upset stomach
15% (234)
weepiness
12% (231)
constipation
11% (234)
Very low pulse
30% (81)
vomiting
6% (230)
diarrhea
6% (233)
Increased head pain
15% (74)
did not relieve pain
50% (20)
decreased sex drive
18% (55)
rash
4% (231)
Rapid heartbeat
12% (59)
dissociation
6% (83)
supposed to be for Imitrex - Heart Palpitations
10% (42)
disassociative episodes
4% (81)
double vision
10% (21)
K
2% (127)
chest pain
10% (21)
Hallucinations
2% (46)
chest pain/heart attack
5% (20)
Complement Fixation
1% (80)
hallucinations
2% (47)
Increased sexual pleasure.
0% (23)
dissassociative state
0% (1)
slept for 2 hours and then couldn\'t go back to sleep
0% (1)
Quetiapine (Seroquel)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
88% (111)
difficulty thinking or concentrating
65% (107)
dizziness
59% (103)
dry mouth
53% (105)
decreased sexual desire or ability
53% (100)
unusual dreams
49% (101)
increased appetite
46% (100)
irritability
44% (102)
weakness
41% (104)
excessive weight gain
40% (102)
loss of coordination
38% (104)
difficulty speaking or using language
29% (101)
headache
28% (101)
constipation
26% (99)
gas
24% (96)
indigestion
22% (99)
pain in the joints, back, neck, or ears
21% (99)
stuffy nose
20% (98)
stomach pain or swelling
19% (96)
numbness, burning, or tingling in the arms or legs
11% (100)
breast enlargement in males
4% (94)
discharge from the breasts
3% (95)
missed menstrual periods
3% (97)
Sertraline (Zoloft)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
54% (425)
weight changes
40% (420)
excessive tiredness
38% (425)
dry mouth
38% (422)
drowsiness
37% (414)
nervousness
31% (412)
dizziness
27% (410)
nausea
26% (418)
headache
27% (411)
gas or bloating
22% (410)
excessive sweating
21% (407)
loss of appetite
19% (413)
diarrhea
18% (417)
constipation
15% (414)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
13% (407)
pain, burning, or tingling in the hands or feet
12% (409)
sore throat
6% (403)
vomiting
5% (409)
Venlafaxine (Effexor)% of members (num votes)
changes in sexual desire or ability
54% (378)
weakness or tiredness
41% (384)
dry mouth
40% (379)
dizziness
39% (380)
drowsiness
36% (382)
headache
33% (382)
nightmares
33% (381)
sweating
32% (374)
hot flashes or flushing
27% (371)
nausea
27% (375)
constipation
24% (377)
yawning
24% (368)
twitching
22% (376)
ringing in the ears
21% (367)
gas
21% (367)
loss of appetite
20% (372)
muscle tightness
18% (370)
change in ability to taste food
16% (371)
frequent urination
16% (368)
heartburn
14% (366)
pain, burning, numbness, or tingling in part of the body
14% (368)
stomach pain
14% (370)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
13% (370)
diarrhea
12% (367)
weight loss
11% (368)
enlarged pupils (black circles in the middle of the eyes)
11% (362)
anxiety
51% (72)
burping
10% (368)
sore throat, chills, or other signs of infection
10% (363)
nervousness
46% (69)
difficulty urinating
8% (366)
brain \"zaps\"
50% (58)
weight gain
41% (68)
vomiting
6% (367)
sore skin
12% (51)
cold nose
8% (52)
shooting pains up one leg
20% (5)
shooting pain up one leg
20% (5)

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