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Bipolar Disorder (395 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

Aripiprazole (Abilify)% of members (num votes)
Anxiety
48% (123)
Weight gain
46% (127)
Restlessness
46% (126)
Drowsiness
44% (126)
More balanced mood
34% (124)
Dizziness
33% (121)
Insomnia
33% (121)
Reduced mania
26% (120)
Nausea
23% (120)
Headache
22% (119)
Constipation
20% (120)
Blurred vision
20% (119)
Vomiting
7% (118)
Shortness of Breath
15% (20)
Fevers
5% (20)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)% of members (num votes)
dry mouth
49% (874)
forgetfulness
37% (760)
headache
32% (870)
Fatigue
36% (781)
excitement
30% (875)
drowsiness
29% (879)
dizziness
28% (865)
Dizzyness upon standing
29% (752)
excessive sweating
25% (860)
anxiety
43% (478)
constipation
23% (853)
anxious
40% (479)
nausea
21% (862)
weight loss
19% (858)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
17% (864)
loss of interest in sex
42% (319)
worsened depression horribly
17% (709)
Memory loss
25% (458)
ringing ears
24% (387)
cold painful numb fingers
11% (733)
More tired
30% (271)
palipitations
20% (406)
SSRI - sleepy
15% (398)
anger/temper outbursts
25% (230)
vomiting
5% (851)
Restless legs
22% (186)
Dialated eyes
5% (674)
less emotions
29% (117)
diarrhea
12% (224)
serotonin storm
4% (530)
Heart rate slowed
4% (320)
psychosis
6% (226)
heart rate felt slower
3% (322)
seizure
1% (595)
could not orgasm
27% (26)
allergic reaction
3% (203)
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
1% (352)
Hives
6% (53)
increased effects of pain meds
1% (128)
Passing Out
1% (118)
Citalopram (Celexa)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
54% (325)
excessive tiredness
39% (319)
drowsiness
39% (314)
dry mouth
35% (312)
nausea
29% (314)
nervousness
28% (309)
excessive sweating
19% (307)
loss of appetite
18% (305)
diarrhea
15% (308)
excitement
14% (306)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
14% (307)
stomach pain
14% (306)
muscle or joint pain
12% (306)
vomiting
6% (306)
Excessive yawning
26% (70)
Headache
19% (78)
Clonazepam (Klonopin, Rivotril)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
74% (521)
difficulty thinking or remembering
49% (504)
unsteadiness
35% (489)
dizziness
33% (494)
problems with coordination
32% (488)
changes in sex drive or ability
28% (479)
blurred vision
16% (481)
frequent urination
15% (484)
muscle or joint pain
12% (482)
increased saliva
5% (482)
nightmares
9% (129)
nightmare
9% (134)
rash
2% (133)
unconscious
1% (67)
Shortness of breath
0% (28)
Duloxetine (Cymbalta)% of members (num votes)
tiredness
52% (448)
changes in sexual desire or ability
50% (450)
dry mouth
47% (446)
sweating or night sweats
44% (449)
drowsiness
42% (435)
nausea
39% (459)
dizziness
38% (439)
headache
35% (440)
weakness
34% (439)
constipation
29% (449)
muscle pain or cramps
24% (431)
decreased appetite
22% (442)
stomach pain
20% (440)
heartburn
18% (437)
increased urination
17% (437)
diarrhea
16% (439)
difficulty urinating
15% (432)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
15% (428)
vomiting
14% (441)
Excessive sleeping
31% (162)
Turned into emotional zombie/ dissasociated
30% (118)
anxiety
46% (63)
itching
21% (132)
inability to physically cry (while feeling sadness)
34% (67)
facial myofacial pain
15% (149)
Dizziness
37% (49)
Insomnia
41% (39)
Bruising
22% (63)
Increased desire for eating sweets
25% (48)
Severe weight gain while on Welbutrin (I don\'t believe this is a normal side effect)
15% (48)
Brain zaps- when forget to have it
70% (10)
insomnia
56% (9)
Vertigo if missed dose
43% (7)
Had terrible hair loss with Topomax (I would not ever get on this again)
6% (49)
Heart palpitations
27% (11)
severe allergic reaction, rash itching
3% (59)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
13% (8)
This heading is for Meditation. I don\'t know anyone who\'s suffered negative side effects from meditating.
0% (9)
Steven-Johnson Syndrome
0% (108)
Heavy muscles
0% (6)
Steven Johnson Syndrome
0% (106)
Escitalopram (Lexapro)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
56% (384)
drowsiness
35% (379)
excessive tiredness
34% (376)
dry mouth
28% (373)
increased appetite
23% (374)
increased sweating
23% (372)
dizziness
22% (374)
nausea
22% (373)
increased anxiety
23% (275)
constipation
15% (373)
diarrhea
13% (370)
Disassociation
22% (214)
stomach pain
10% (367)
heartburn
8% (368)
flu-like symptoms
7% (366)
runny nose
5% (364)
sneezing
3% (361)
vivid dreams
43% (7)
frequent urination
33% (6)
Fish oil% of members (num votes)
belching
33% (1188)
indigestion
17% (1164)
loose stools
15% (1152)
reduced pain
12% (1134)
acid reflux
12% (1081)
lower blood pressure
9% (1148)
nausea
8% (537)
headache
7% (893)
Stomach Pain
6% (829)
nosebleeds
3% (1132)
Improved Sleep
11% (262)
Dry mouth
9% (292)
rash
2% (1135)
Headaches
8% (293)
ibuprofen: stomach pain
7% (297)
Sensitive Teeth
10% (197)
stomach pain
6% (294)
Sleepines
7% (220)
birth control pills: irritability
4% (296)
altered thyroid function
4% (252)
Slower clotting blood with minor cuts etc
7% (116)
Suicidality
2% (251)
Fainting
2% (195)
Dry eyes
7% (30)
codones-hallucinations
0% (503)
panic attack
33% (3)
dizziness
0% (25)
Brain Zaps
0% (2)
Fluoxetine (Prozac)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
53% (558)
nervousness
41% (565)
dry mouth
39% (547)
drowsiness
32% (545)
nausea
26% (549)
excessive sweating
23% (543)
loss of appetite
22% (542)
weakness
22% (534)
severe sleep disturbances
27% (339)
weight loss
16% (542)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
16% (541)
sore throat
10% (540)
dizziness
22% (189)
suicidal thoughts
27% (128)
headaches
21% (94)
fatigue
31% (65)
Gabapentin (Neurontin)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
61% (597)
tiredness or weakness
58% (585)
dizziness
48% (580)
memory problems
48% (562)
unsteadiness
39% (561)
weight gain
39% (561)
dry mouth
38% (558)
headache
30% (558)
anxiety
30% (552)
double or blurred vision
28% (556)
constipation
28% (552)
back or joint pain
28% (551)
difficulty concentrating or paying attention
54% (262)
swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
25% (547)
nausea
25% (550)
mental slowness
48% (260)
strange or unusual thoughts
22% (553)
Constipation
22% (451)
heartburn
17% (544)
shaking of a part of your body that you cannot control
17% (545)
runny nose, sneezing, cough, sore throat, or flu-like symptoms
15% (535)
diarrhea
14% (544)
unwanted eye movements
12% (549)
ear pain
11% (537)
speech problems
23% (255)
diarhea
12% (480)
red, itchy eyes (sometimes with swelling or discharge)
10% (536)
water retension
22% (251)
water retention
19% (250)
inability to sleep
28% (144)
\"high\" or elevated mood
14% (254)
vomiting
6% (541)
VAGINAL ODOR
8% (388)
fever
6% (538)
Narrow emotional diversity
17% (172)
no libido
42% (60)
No emotions at all
12% (188)
delayed reaction time
34% (59)
absent libido
34% (58)
Severe stomach pain
8% (197)
Hypertension
8% (197)
Severe itchy rash
8% (197)
Bruising
15% (100)
dissociation
17% (60)
occasional mild stomach upset; mostly if taken on an empty stomach
17% (58)
SWOLLEN GLANDS
10% (88)
Nausea
18% (50)
Decrease in urine output
9% (35)
rectal bleeding
3% (96)
Decreased urine output
9% (35)
Lamotrigine (Lamictal)% of members (num votes)
difficulty thinking or concentrating
47% (182)
drowsiness
39% (179)
loss of balance or coordination
29% (174)
dizziness
24% (176)
blurred vision
23% (180)
difficulty speaking
23% (175)
constipation
18% (171)
stomach, back, or joint pain
16% (170)
loss of appetite
15% (172)
double vision
10% (175)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
9% (166)
weight loss
9% (171)
uncontrollable movements of the eyes
8% (173)
diarrhea
8% (170)
dry mouth
50% (26)
missed or painful menstrual periods
7% (172)
swelling, itching, or irritation of the vagina
6% (170)
dificulty thinking and concentrating
42% (24)
headache
28% (25)
nightmares
20% (25)
Mania
6% (47)
Addiction
4% (47)
Lithium% of members (num votes)
weight gain or loss
54% (126)
dry mouth
53% (125)
fine hand movements that are difficult to control
47% (125)
thirsty
53% (97)
depression
41% (119)
restlessness
39% (123)
loss of appetite
31% (125)
constipation
31% (121)
indigestion
24% (121)
mood swing
35% (77)
hair loss
22% (121)
change in the ability to taste food
23% (120)
stomach pain or bloating
21% (121)
unusual discomfort in cold temperatures
21% (119)
thin, brittle fingernails or hair
20% (121)
joint or muscle pain
19% (116)
gas
18% (118)
acne
17% (121)
slurred speach
25% (76)
excessive saliva in the mouth
9% (117)
chest pains
10% (73)
Affect kidney function
13% (55)
tongue pain
4% (119)
swollen lips
3% (117)
Itching
20% (20)
loss of balance or coordination
25% (16)
Acne
10% (29)
Non-acne pimples to the face
14% (21)
dehydration
23% (13)
Non-serious rash
15% (20)
decreased athletic performance
15% (13)
mania
14% (14)
memory loss
40% (5)
Restless legs
100% (1)
Hyperlipidemia
100% (1)
Akathesia
100% (1)
Psychosis
33% (3)
Lorazepam (Ativan)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
68% (257)
tiredness
59% (252)
dizziness
36% (250)
dry mouth
28% (244)
weakness
26% (247)
changes in sex drive or ability
18% (241)
changes in appetite
13% (238)
restlessness or excitement
12% (242)
blurred vision
11% (240)
frequent urination
9% (239)
constipation
8% (240)
difficulty urinating
7% (238)
weight gain
14% (84)
nausea
5% (242)
insomnia
11% (70)
diarrhea
3% (241)
Weight gain
13% (30)
making strange sounds
3% (73)
Pregabalin (Lyrica)% of members (num votes)
tiredness
65% (453)
difficulty remembering or forgetfulness
61% (423)
dry mouth
58% (438)
dizziness
57% (440)
difficulty concentrating or paying attention
56% (424)
weight gain
53% (420)
loss of balance or unsteadiness
48% (410)
headache
42% (422)
lack of coordination
42% (408)
confusion
41% (414)
weakness
39% (409)
constipation
37% (418)
anxiety
37% (409)
bloating
35% (411)
increased appetite
35% (407)
swelling of the arms, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
35% (403)
nausea
34% (414)
gas
32% (416)
muscle twitching
33% (403)
back pain
31% (395)
speech problems
28% (409)
uncontrollable shaking or jerking of a part of the body
20% (405)
''high'' or elevated mood
19% (406)
double vision
25% (224)
extreme dryness in eyes, lungs, mouth, etc.
31% (125)
vomiting
9% (400)
cold sweats
17% (214)
side effects from meditation are all good
13% (117)
No effect whatsoever
15% (100)
delirium
5% (208)
Lower sex drive
63% (16)
increased pain
12% (66)
suicidal
18% (33)
cellcept
1% (217)
Quetiapine (Seroquel)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
89% (148)
difficulty thinking or concentrating
65% (144)
dizziness
58% (138)
decreased sexual desire or ability
51% (135)
dry mouth
49% (140)
unusual dreams
49% (138)
increased appetite
48% (136)
irritability
44% (140)
excessive weight gain
43% (137)
weakness
41% (140)
loss of coordination
37% (139)
difficulty speaking or using language
30% (135)
headache
26% (136)
constipation
24% (133)
pain in the joints, back, neck, or ears
22% (134)
indigestion
21% (134)
gas
21% (130)
stuffy nose
20% (133)
stomach pain or swelling
18% (130)
numbness, burning, or tingling in the arms or legs
11% (134)
breast enlargement in males
4% (127)
discharge from the breasts
3% (128)
missed menstrual periods
3% (131)
weight loss
13% (24)
hypoglycemia
13% (24)
Valproic Acid (Depakote)% of members (num votes)
weight changes
62% (150)
drowsiness
57% (151)
dizziness
40% (146)
changes in appetite
40% (146)
mood swings
41% (142)
abnormal thinking
36% (142)
memory loss
33% (144)
headache
31% (139)
agitation
30% (141)
loss of coordination
27% (140)
hair loss
26% (144)
constipation
22% (138)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
20% (141)
blurred or double vision
14% (139)
ringing in the ears
14% (138)
heartburn
12% (139)
back pain
11% (137)
diarrhea
10% (137)
uncontrollable movements of the eyes
8% (140)
stuffed or runny nose
8% (139)
sore throat
6% (137)
uncontrollable facial muscle twitches
5% (59)
Venlafaxine (Effexor)% of members (num votes)
changes in sexual desire or ability
54% (482)
weakness or tiredness
43% (487)
dry mouth
41% (475)
dizziness
40% (481)
drowsiness
37% (487)
headache
35% (483)
nightmares
33% (480)
sweating
31% (474)
hot flashes or flushing
28% (469)
nausea
26% (471)
yawning
25% (464)
constipation
24% (471)
twitching
21% (472)
ringing in the ears
21% (464)
gas
20% (461)
loss of appetite
19% (467)
muscle tightness
18% (464)
anxiety
46% (171)
change in ability to taste food
16% (466)
frequent urination
16% (464)
brain \"zaps\"
46% (161)
weight gain
42% (163)
pain, burning, numbness, or tingling in part of the body
15% (462)
nervousness
39% (167)
heartburn
13% (460)
stomach pain
13% (464)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
13% (466)
diarrhea
12% (461)
weight loss
12% (465)
enlarged pupils (black circles in the middle of the eyes)
11% (456)
burping
10% (462)
difficulty urinating
9% (462)
sore throat, chills, or other signs of infection
9% (457)
vomiting
6% (461)
Agitation
32% (81)
sore skin
10% (145)
cold nose
8% (146)
shooting pains up one leg
8% (98)
shooting pain up one leg
7% (98)
Rash
7% (45)
Mental foggyness
100% (1)
Tachycardia
0% (1)
Difficulty catching breath
0% (1)
Dissociation
0% (1)
Zolpidem (Ambien, Stilnox)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
78% (259)
'drugged feeling'
65% (251)
unusual dreams
42% (247)
unsteady walking
38% (240)
difficulty keeping balance
36% (239)
dizziness
35% (240)
weakness
29% (243)
dry mouth or throat
27% (240)
forgetfulness
46% (108)
headache
17% (240)
changes in appetite
14% (237)
constipation
13% (239)
ringing, pain, or itching in the ears
13% (235)
joint, back, or neck pain
13% (232)
gas
11% (235)
muscle aches or cramps
10% (236)
heartburn
10% (236)
stomach pain or tenderness
10% (237)
burning or tingling in the hands, arms, feet, or legs
10% (241)
eye redness
8% (231)
diarrhea
7% (234)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
7% (236)
amnesia
27% (59)
eating while sleeping
24% (59)
heavy menstrual bleeding
4% (233)
Binge Eating
35% (20)
Extreme & unquenchable thirst
19% (31)

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