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Anxiety (15,388 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP)% of members (num votes)
More balanced mood
33% (296)
Improved sleep
33% (294)
Reduced anxiety
28% (296)
Drowsiness
26% (301)
Nausea
12% (294)
Reduced sex drive
9% (291)
Nightmares
9% (291)
Stomach cramps
7% (290)
Flatulence
6% (290)
Hypertension
6% (292)
Memory problems
10% (155)
Hair loss
6% (171)
nausea
5% (161)
Vomiting
2% (289)
Difficulty urinating
3% (127)
Acceptance and Commitment therapy% of members (num votes)
Greater self-awareness
77% (65)
More balanced mood
64% (66)
Increased psychological flexibility
61% (66)
Calmness
56% (66)
tinitus
24% (17)
Happier
43% (7)
Acupuncture% of members (num votes)
Pain relief
41% (1226)
Bruising
19% (1209)
Nausea relief
14% (1197)
Bleeding
11% (1200)
Bacterial infection
4% (1215)
Nerve injury
4% (1208)
yawning
11% (305)
heartburn
4% (794)
night sweats
6% (561)
beware of counterfeit drugs and do not mix medications....
12% (237)
Upset stomach
8% (383)
Jaw clenching
8% (320)
vertigo
8% (293)
dehydration
5% (387)
hunger
5% (292)
Time release meds can be dangerous because side effects persist
7% (234)
rebound anxiety
7% (240)
drop in blood pressure
6% (270)
wired
5% (293)
urinary hesitancy
6% (239)
hair loss
6% (229)
yeast infections
8% (174)
weight gain
18% (74)
rough on stomach
4% (293)
Derealization
2% (603)
tachycardia
3% (371)
headached
11% (71)
very tired could not sleep, eyes seemed very big
3% (174)
hypotension
2% (268)
Pneumothorax
1% (1199)
tic exacerbation
2% (318)
Hepatitis B
0% (1198)
new symptoms during withdrawal of substance
4% (78)
off label used for stage fright
1% (231)
Halusinations
1% (140)
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% (229)
Alprazolam (Xanax)% of members (num votes)
Reduced anxiety
87% (533)
Reduced panic
82% (523)
Drowsiness
62% (495)
Decreased inhibitions
42% (490)
Forgetfulness
37% (482)
Light-headedness
29% (491)
Dizziness
25% (478)
Dry mouth
24% (473)
Decreased sex drive
24% (473)
Depression
23% (491)
Irritability
15% (479)
Blurred vision
14% (476)
Constipation
13% (473)
Muscle weakness
12% (476)
Insomnia
11% (481)
Hyperactivity
8% (482)
Nausea
8% (473)
depression
20% (158)
Tremor
6% (474)
racing thoughts
8% (180)
suicidal thoughts
8% (153)
high blood pressure
5% (173)
Seizure
2% (479)
Vomiting
2% (470)
Jaundice
2% (476)
Hot Flashes when dosage increased
4% (171)
Convulsion
1% (280)
Watery mouth
1% (463)
Rash
4% (57)
seziure
3% (31)
Amitriptyline% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
61% (520)
weakness or tiredness
53% (513)
dry mouth
52% (511)
changes in appetite or weight
37% (506)
changes in sex drive or ability
30% (496)
constipation
30% (505)
confusion
25% (497)
headaches
25% (496)
unsteadiness
25% (491)
nightmares
24% (495)
nausea
20% (498)
blurred vision
20% (494)
excessive sweating
18% (491)
pain, burning, or tingling in the hands or feet
14% (492)
difficulty urinating
10% (493)
vomiting
7% (494)
felt like a zombie
43% (44)
Angry
14% (90)
Suicidal Thoughts
15% (75)
Halucinations
8% (92)
Antidepressants% of members (num votes)
decreased sex drive
61% (466)
drowsiness
60% (472)
dry mouth
57% (473)
weight gain
51% (469)
insomnia
45% (462)
nervousness / anxiety
44% (469)
increased appetite
38% (458)
constipation
37% (460)
dizziness
36% (452)
confusion
27% (454)
decreased appetite
24% (455)
increased heart rate
22% (456)
blurred vision
21% (450)
urinary retention
14% (453)
Night Sweats
34% (119)
body tremors
6% (35)
Aripiprazole (Abilify)% of members (num votes)
Restlessness
46% (113)
Weight gain
44% (114)
Anxiety
45% (109)
Drowsiness
42% (112)
More balanced mood
33% (110)
Insomnia
31% (109)
Dizziness
30% (109)
Reduced mania
26% (108)
Nausea
22% (109)
Headache
19% (108)
Blurred vision
19% (108)
Constipation
19% (107)
Vomiting
7% (107)
Shortness of Breath
22% (9)
Fevers
11% (9)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)% of members (num votes)
dry mouth
49% (787)
headache
32% (785)
forgetfulness
37% (674)
Fatigue
36% (694)
drowsiness
29% (790)
excitement
29% (787)
dizziness
29% (780)
Dizzyness upon standing
30% (664)
excessive sweating
25% (775)
constipation
23% (769)
nausea
22% (778)
anxiety
42% (391)
anxious
39% (395)
weight loss
19% (773)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
17% (777)
worsened depression horribly
17% (622)
Memory loss
26% (373)
loss of interest in sex
41% (227)
cold painful numb fingers
12% (651)
ringing ears
23% (302)
palipitations
20% (322)
SSRI - sleepy
17% (316)
More tired
29% (186)
vomiting
5% (768)
anger/temper outbursts
26% (146)
Dialated eyes
4% (589)
Restless legs
21% (101)
serotonin storm
4% (447)
diarrhea
9% (143)
less emotions
33% (33)
Heart rate slowed
5% (237)
heart rate felt slower
3% (239)
psychosis
5% (145)
seizure
1% (512)
allergic reaction
2% (119)
increased effects of pain meds
0% (44)
Passing Out
0% (35)
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% (271)
Citalopram (Celexa)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
53% (288)
excessive tiredness
39% (282)
drowsiness
38% (277)
dry mouth
36% (277)
nausea
30% (277)
nervousness
28% (274)
loss of appetite
19% (270)
excessive sweating
18% (272)
excitement
15% (272)
diarrhea
15% (271)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
14% (272)
stomach pain
13% (269)
muscle or joint pain
13% (271)
vomiting
7% (270)
Excessive yawning
35% (34)
Headache
17% (42)
Clonazepam (Klonopin, Rivotril)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
75% (442)
difficulty thinking or remembering
51% (431)
unsteadiness
35% (418)
dizziness
34% (424)
problems with coordination
33% (418)
changes in sex drive or ability
29% (411)
blurred vision
17% (414)
frequent urination
17% (416)
muscle or joint pain
14% (414)
increased saliva
6% (414)
nightmare
8% (63)
nightmares
7% (59)
rash
5% (63)
Diazepam (Valium)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
69% (218)
tiredness
59% (215)
dizziness
35% (213)
weakness
28% (208)
dry mouth
27% (212)
changes in appetite
18% (201)
diarrhea
9% (207)
nausea
8% (202)
risky behavior
12% (25)
Diphenhydramine (Benadryl)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
75% (676)
dry mouth, nose, and throat
49% (652)
dizziness
25% (640)
nervousness
16% (631)
Sleepiness
60% (162)
headache
14% (631)
muscle weakness
14% (636)
constipation
11% (634)
loss of appetite
9% (633)
excitement (especially in children)
7% (633)
nausea
7% (636)
increased chest congestion
5% (631)
vomiting
2% (631)
increased blood pressure
6% (199)
affected kidney function
4% (198)
Duloxetine (Cymbalta)% of members (num votes)
tiredness
51% (400)
changes in sexual desire or ability
49% (399)
dry mouth
46% (396)
sweating or night sweats
44% (400)
drowsiness
41% (389)
nausea
39% (405)
dizziness
37% (392)
headache
34% (392)
weakness
33% (393)
constipation
28% (396)
muscle pain or cramps
24% (386)
decreased appetite
22% (395)
stomach pain
20% (392)
increased urination
17% (391)
heartburn
18% (388)
diarrhea
15% (390)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
15% (383)
vomiting
15% (393)
difficulty urinating
14% (384)
Excessive sleeping
28% (116)
itching
22% (85)
Turned into emotional zombie/ dissasociated
26% (70)
facial myofacial pain
14% (104)
anxiety
67% (12)
Bruising
40% (15)
inability to physically cry (while feeling sadness)
24% (17)
Increased desire for eating sweets
100% (1)
severe allergic reaction, rash itching
8% (13)
Steven Johnson Syndrome
0% (61)
Dizziness
0% (1)
Severe weight gain while on Welbutrin (I don\'t believe this is a normal side effect)
0% (1)
Steven-Johnson Syndrome
0% (63)
Had terrible hair loss with Topomax (I would not ever get on this again)
0% (1)
Escitalopram (Lexapro)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
55% (345)
drowsiness
35% (340)
excessive tiredness
34% (338)
dry mouth
28% (337)
increased appetite
23% (337)
increased sweating
23% (335)
dizziness
22% (338)
nausea
21% (335)
increased anxiety
25% (239)
constipation
14% (336)
Disassociation
24% (177)
diarrhea
13% (333)
stomach pain
9% (331)
heartburn
8% (333)
flu-like symptoms
8% (331)
runny nose
6% (329)
sneezing
3% (326)
Fluoxetine (Prozac)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
52% (499)
nervousness
42% (509)
dry mouth
40% (493)
drowsiness
33% (489)
nausea
26% (493)
excessive sweating
24% (488)
weakness
22% (480)
loss of appetite
21% (488)
severe sleep disturbances
28% (285)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
17% (487)
weight loss
16% (488)
sore throat
10% (486)
dizziness
23% (134)
suicidal thoughts
26% (69)
headaches
32% (38)
fatigue
33% (9)
Imipramine (Tofranil)% of members (num votes)
dry mouth
68% (56)
drowsiness
46% (57)
weakness or tiredness
45% (56)
constipation
36% (56)
excessive sweating
33% (54)
changes in appetite or weight
31% (54)
excitement or anxiety
29% (55)
changes in sex drive or ability
25% (52)
nausea
22% (55)
skin more sensitive to sunlight than usual
20% (54)
blurred vision
21% (53)
nightmares
16% (55)
difficulty urinating
15% (55)
frequent urination
11% (55)
Lamotrigine (Lamictal)% of members (num votes)
difficulty thinking or concentrating
48% (159)
drowsiness
38% (156)
loss of balance or coordination
30% (151)
blurred vision
24% (157)
dizziness
25% (153)
difficulty speaking
25% (152)
constipation
18% (148)
stomach, back, or joint pain
17% (147)
loss of appetite
15% (149)
double vision
11% (152)
weight loss
9% (148)
uncontrollable movements of the eyes
9% (150)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
9% (143)
missed or painful menstrual periods
8% (150)
diarrhea
7% (147)
swelling, itching, or irritation of the vagina
7% (147)
Mania
13% (23)
nightmares
100% (1)
dry mouth
100% (1)
headache
100% (1)
Addiction
0% (23)
Levothyroxine% of members (num votes)
irritability
32% (186)
insomnia
30% (187)
nervousness
28% (190)
sensitivity to heat
28% (187)
excessive sweating
25% (189)
headache
24% (191)
temporary hair loss
24% (190)
increased appetite
20% (188)
diarrhea
16% (189)
weight loss
15% (193)
stomach cramps
13% (188)
changes in menstrual cycle
12% (186)
tremor
11% (192)
nausea
11% (187)
heart palpitations
56% (16)
fever
5% (184)
vomiting
4% (187)
Hives
14% (28)
Rash
22% (9)
Insomnia
25% (8)
Lorazepam (Ativan)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
70% (216)
tiredness
60% (212)
dizziness
37% (210)
dry mouth
29% (204)
weakness
27% (207)
changes in sex drive or ability
20% (201)
changes in appetite
15% (198)
restlessness or excitement
13% (202)
blurred vision
12% (200)
frequent urination
10% (200)
constipation
10% (200)
difficulty urinating
8% (198)
nausea
5% (202)
weight gain
19% (43)
diarrhea
4% (201)
insomnia
17% (30)
making strange sounds
3% (32)
Magnesium% of members (num votes)
diarrhea
28% (1904)
stomach discomfort
21% (1867)
nervousness
8% (635)
insomnia
9% (378)
weight gain
9% (379)
Headache
11% (241)
disassociation
4% (627)
feeling slowed down
13% (171)
Brain
3% (505)
brain zaps
4% (290)
Not feeling anything (almost emotionless)
9% (85)
Hypomania
2% (337)
anxiety in the beginning of the treatment
4% (119)
Murderous Rage
2% (239)
when i went off it i had a seizure wish i ha some now
0% (217)
Meditation% of members (num votes)
reduced stress
78% (2185)
improved mood
72% (2145)
improved sleep
52% (2107)
reduced pain
36% (2091)
waking up too early
15% (1646)
nasal congestion
12% (1619)
anxiety
24% (548)
Passing out
6% (1849)
depression
20% (381)
Drowsiness
28% (264)
palpitations
11% (644)
panic attacks
14% (508)
Insomnia
18% (348)
more relaxed
61% (97)
easy bruising
9% (599)
withdrawel
8% (641)
Migraines
9% (581)
muscle relaxation
52% (96)
Easily Angered
16% (308)
Eye twitches
11% (363)
water retention
9% (467)
deeper sleep
40% (97)
Aggression increase
12% (308)
Eye Twitches
10% (361)
hypotention - lowered overall blood pressure
8% (413)
Crying
25% (135)
Hair Loss
9% (321)
Mouth ulcers
6% (481)
i have hardly done it
16% (184)
more alert next day
30% (97)
stuttering
5% (587)
nervousness
23% (128)
worsened acne
5% (565)
unpleasant body odor
6% (416)
insomnia
16% (111)
Swelling
7% (318)
\"Brain Zaps\"
7% (338)
Head zaps
6% (369)
Rash
7% (319)
head zaps
5% (370)
tingling in hands feet and tongue
12% (162)
Muscle pain/stiffness on waking
22% (87)
skin rash
7% (289)
orthostatic hypotension
4% (413)
heart palpitations
14% (117)
hives
3% (635)
increased sexual desire
11% (122)
withdrawal
9% (110)
amnesia
5% (199)
Night excursions with no memory of it in the AM
3% (277)
Sense of overall dullness
17% (52)
Dependence/addiction
7% (101)
Ideopathic Intracranial Hypertension
2% (327)
Withdrawal
4% (82)
Seizures
1% (275)
worried about addiction
6% (35)
Paroxetine withdrawal
2% (84)
Irritability when between injections
3% (73)
stomach cramps
13% (8)
diarrhea
0% (8)
Paroxetine (Paxil)% of members (num votes)
decreased sex drive
51% (307)
sleepiness or feeling "drugged"
43% (302)
difficulty concentrating
43% (298)
nervousness
38% (291)
weight gain
38% (292)
dizziness
36% (294)
forgetfulness
36% (290)
dry mouth
35% (290)
unusual dreams
34% (292)
headache
33% (299)
weakness
30% (291)
confusion
28% (288)
sweating
26% (289)
nausea
25% (289)
yawning
19% (286)
decreased appetite
18% (286)
sensitivity to light
18% (286)
constipation
17% (287)
pain in the back, muscles, joints, or anywhere in the body
17% (284)
muscle weakness or tightness
16% (285)
gas
15% (285)
stomach pain
13% (287)
diarrhea
12% (284)
changes in ability to taste food
11% (290)
heartburn
11% (283)
flushing (redness in face and other ares of skin)
11% (282)
weight loss
11% (285)
lump or tightness in throat
10% (286)
sore teeth and gums
10% (283)
runny nose
9% (282)
painful or irregular menstruation
8% (274)
vomiting
7% (284)
cough
5% (283)
increased sex drive
4% (282)
Pregabalin (Lyrica)% of members (num votes)
tiredness
65% (380)
difficulty remembering or forgetfulness
62% (358)
dizziness
57% (369)
dry mouth
57% (366)
difficulty concentrating or paying attention
56% (357)
weight gain
53% (352)
loss of balance or unsteadiness
50% (345)
headache
42% (353)
lack of coordination
42% (343)
confusion
42% (348)
weakness
41% (347)
constipation
37% (352)
anxiety
37% (342)
increased appetite
35% (341)
bloating
34% (346)
muscle twitching
35% (339)
gas
33% (352)
swelling of the arms, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
34% (340)
nausea
33% (349)
back pain
32% (333)
speech problems
27% (344)
uncontrollable shaking or jerking of a part of the body
20% (339)
''high'' or elevated mood
19% (342)
double vision
25% (161)
vomiting
9% (340)
cold sweats
19% (150)
extreme dryness in eyes, lungs, mouth, etc.
33% (60)
delirium
6% (149)
No effect whatsoever
13% (39)
side effects from meditation are all good
9% (56)
cellcept
2% (157)
increased pain
25% (4)
Progesterone% of members (num votes)
tiredness
54% (65)
irritability
52% (63)
mood swings
52% (62)
headache
42% (67)
muscle, joint, or bone pain
39% (62)
breast tenderness or pain
34% (65)
upset stomach
33% (64)
excessive worrying
32% (63)
constipation
27% (64)
runny nose
18% (61)
diarrhea
17% (63)
vaginal discharge
13% (64)
problems urinating
11% (61)
sneezing
10% (60)
cough
8% (60)
vomiting
6% (62)
feeling suicidal
9% (23)
feel suicidal with tramadol
5% (22)
made very doped,like very drunk
0% (18)
Propranolol% of members (num votes)
dizziness or lightheadedness
45% (278)
excessive tiredness
44% (275)
difficulty sleeping
28% (271)
upset stomach
16% (266)
weepiness
13% (264)
Very low pulse
28% (114)
constipation
12% (267)
did not relieve pain
42% (52)
Increased head pain
19% (108)
diarrhea
7% (264)
decreased sex drive
21% (87)
vomiting
7% (263)
Rapid heartbeat
15% (91)
dissociation
9% (116)
rash
3% (263)
double vision
9% (53)
sweating
19% (27)
disassociative episodes
4% (113)
preoccupied with thoughts of bedtime
31% (16)
chest pain
10% (52)
supposed to be for Imitrex - Heart Palpitations
7% (74)
slept for 2 hours and then couldn\'t go back to sleep
12% (33)
lack of motivation
27% (15)
dissassociative state
9% (33)
apathy
20% (15)
Apathy
13% (15)
K
1% (158)
hallucinations
3% (79)
restless leg sydrome
17% (12)
Pressure in throat area
7% (30)
Complement Fixation
1% (111)
Hallucinations
1% (78)
chest pain/heart attack
2% (52)
Increased sexual pleasure.
0% (55)
Quetiapine (Seroquel)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
89% (127)
difficulty thinking or concentrating
64% (123)
dizziness
58% (118)
dry mouth
50% (121)
unusual dreams
50% (118)
decreased sexual desire or ability
50% (115)
increased appetite
47% (116)
irritability
45% (119)
excessive weight gain
40% (117)
weakness
39% (119)
loss of coordination
37% (119)
difficulty speaking or using language
28% (116)
headache
27% (117)
constipation
25% (114)
gas
23% (111)
indigestion
21% (114)
pain in the joints, back, neck, or ears
21% (114)
stuffy nose
20% (113)
stomach pain or swelling
20% (111)
numbness, burning, or tingling in the arms or legs
12% (115)
breast enlargement in males
5% (108)
missed menstrual periods
4% (112)
discharge from the breasts
3% (110)
weight loss
20% (5)
hypoglycemia
20% (5)
Sertraline (Zoloft)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
55% (468)
weight changes
41% (462)
dry mouth
38% (463)
excessive tiredness
38% (467)
drowsiness
37% (455)
nervousness
31% (453)
headache
26% (453)
dizziness
26% (450)
nausea
26% (459)
gas or bloating
22% (451)
excessive sweating
21% (449)
loss of appetite
19% (453)
diarrhea
18% (458)
constipation
15% (455)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
13% (448)
pain, burning, or tingling in the hands or feet
12% (450)
sore throat
6% (443)
vomiting
6% (450)
Inability to sleep
31% (35)
Venlafaxine (Effexor)% of members (num votes)
changes in sexual desire or ability
53% (430)
weakness or tiredness
42% (436)
dizziness
40% (432)
dry mouth
39% (427)
drowsiness
36% (433)
headache
34% (435)
nightmares
33% (430)
sweating
31% (426)
hot flashes or flushing
27% (424)
nausea
26% (426)
yawning
25% (416)
constipation
24% (428)
twitching
21% (426)
ringing in the ears
21% (418)
loss of appetite
20% (423)
gas
20% (417)
muscle tightness
18% (421)
change in ability to taste food
16% (421)
frequent urination
16% (419)
pain, burning, numbness, or tingling in part of the body
15% (418)
anxiety
49% (124)
heartburn
14% (416)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
13% (422)
stomach pain
13% (420)
brain \"zaps\"
47% (110)
nervousness
43% (120)
diarrhea
12% (417)
weight loss
12% (418)
weight gain
41% (118)
enlarged pupils (black circles in the middle of the eyes)
11% (412)
burping
9% (418)
difficulty urinating
9% (418)
sore throat, chills, or other signs of infection
9% (413)
vomiting
6% (415)
Agitation
38% (34)
sore skin
11% (100)
cold nose
7% (102)
shooting pains up one leg
6% (54)
shooting pain up one leg
6% (54)
Rash
50% (2)

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