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Bipolar Disorder (399 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

Aripiprazole (Abilify)% of members (num votes)
Anxiety
48% (124)
Weight gain
46% (128)
Restlessness
46% (127)
Drowsiness
44% (127)
More balanced mood
34% (125)
Dizziness
34% (122)
Insomnia
33% (122)
Reduced mania
26% (121)
Nausea
23% (121)
Headache
22% (120)
Constipation
20% (121)
Blurred vision
20% (120)
Vomiting
7% (119)
Shortness of Breath
14% (21)
Fevers
5% (21)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)% of members (num votes)
dry mouth
48% (879)
forgetfulness
37% (766)
headache
32% (875)
Fatigue
36% (787)
excitement
30% (880)
drowsiness
29% (884)
dizziness
28% (870)
Dizzyness upon standing
30% (759)
excessive sweating
25% (866)
anxiety
43% (484)
constipation
23% (858)
anxious
40% (484)
nausea
22% (867)
weight loss
19% (864)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
17% (869)
loss of interest in sex
41% (324)
worsened depression horribly
17% (715)
Memory loss
25% (463)
ringing ears
24% (392)
cold painful numb fingers
11% (738)
More tired
30% (276)
palipitations
19% (411)
SSRI - sleepy
14% (403)
anger/temper outbursts
24% (235)
vomiting
5% (856)
Restless legs
21% (191)
Dialated eyes
6% (680)
less emotions
29% (122)
diarrhea
12% (229)
serotonin storm
4% (535)
Heart rate slowed
4% (325)
psychosis
6% (231)
heart rate felt slower
3% (327)
could not orgasm
26% (31)
seizure
1% (600)
allergic reaction
3% (208)
Hives
7% (58)
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% (356)
increased effects of pain meds
1% (133)
Passing Out
1% (123)
Citalopram (Celexa)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
54% (326)
excessive tiredness
39% (320)
drowsiness
39% (315)
dry mouth
35% (313)
nausea
29% (315)
nervousness
28% (310)
excessive sweating
19% (308)
loss of appetite
18% (306)
diarrhea
15% (309)
excitement
14% (307)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
14% (308)
stomach pain
14% (307)
muscle or joint pain
12% (307)
vomiting
6% (307)
Excessive yawning
25% (71)
Headache
19% (79)
Clonazepam (Klonopin, Rivotril)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
74% (527)
difficulty thinking or remembering
49% (508)
unsteadiness
35% (494)
dizziness
34% (499)
problems with coordination
32% (493)
changes in sex drive or ability
28% (482)
blurred vision
16% (484)
frequent urination
15% (487)
muscle or joint pain
12% (485)
increased saliva
5% (485)
nightmares
10% (132)
nightmare
9% (137)
unconscious
4% (70)
rash
2% (136)
Shortness of breath
0% (31)
Duloxetine (Cymbalta)% of members (num votes)
tiredness
52% (449)
changes in sexual desire or ability
51% (451)
dry mouth
47% (447)
sweating or night sweats
44% (450)
drowsiness
42% (436)
nausea
39% (460)
dizziness
38% (440)
headache
35% (441)
weakness
34% (440)
constipation
29% (450)
muscle pain or cramps
24% (432)
decreased appetite
22% (443)
stomach pain
20% (441)
heartburn
18% (438)
increased urination
17% (438)
diarrhea
16% (440)
difficulty urinating
15% (433)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
15% (429)
vomiting
14% (442)
Excessive sleeping
31% (163)
Turned into emotional zombie/ dissasociated
29% (119)
anxiety
45% (64)
itching
21% (133)
inability to physically cry (while feeling sadness)
34% (68)
facial myofacial pain
15% (150)
Dizziness
36% (50)
Insomnia
40% (40)
Bruising
22% (64)
Increased desire for eating sweets
24% (49)
Severe weight gain while on Welbutrin (I don\'t believe this is a normal side effect)
14% (49)
Brain zaps- when forget to have it
64% (11)
insomnia
50% (10)
Vertigo if missed dose
38% (8)
Had terrible hair loss with Topomax (I would not ever get on this again)
6% (50)
Heart palpitations
25% (12)
severe allergic reaction, rash itching
3% (60)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
11% (9)
This heading is for Meditation. I don\'t know anyone who\'s suffered negative side effects from meditating.
0% (10)
Steven-Johnson Syndrome
0% (109)
Heavy muscles
0% (7)
Steven Johnson Syndrome
0% (107)
Escitalopram (Lexapro)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
56% (390)
drowsiness
35% (385)
excessive tiredness
34% (380)
dry mouth
28% (377)
increased appetite
23% (378)
dizziness
22% (379)
increased sweating
22% (376)
nausea
22% (378)
increased anxiety
23% (280)
constipation
15% (378)
Disassociation
22% (218)
diarrhea
13% (375)
stomach pain
10% (372)
heartburn
8% (372)
flu-like symptoms
8% (370)
runny nose
6% (369)
sneezing
3% (365)
vivid dreams
42% (12)
frequent urination
20% (10)
Fish oil% of members (num votes)
belching
33% (1199)
indigestion
17% (1174)
loose stools
15% (1163)
reduced pain
12% (1145)
acid reflux
12% (1092)
lower blood pressure
9% (1159)
nausea
8% (548)
headache
7% (904)
Stomach Pain
6% (840)
nosebleeds
3% (1143)
Dry mouth
10% (304)
Improved Sleep
11% (273)
rash
2% (1146)
Headaches
8% (304)
ibuprofen: stomach pain
6% (308)
Sensitive Teeth
10% (208)
stomach pain
6% (305)
Sleepines
7% (231)
birth control pills: irritability
4% (306)
altered thyroid function
4% (263)
Slower clotting blood with minor cuts etc
6% (127)
Suicidality
2% (262)
Fainting
1% (206)
dizziness
8% (37)
panic attack
14% (14)
Dry eyes
5% (41)
Hair Loss
18% (11)
codones-hallucinations
0% (514)
Brain Zaps
0% (13)
Fluoxetine (Prozac)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
53% (562)
nervousness
41% (567)
dry mouth
39% (550)
drowsiness
33% (549)
nausea
26% (553)
excessive sweating
23% (545)
loss of appetite
22% (543)
weakness
22% (535)
severe sleep disturbances
27% (340)
weight loss
16% (543)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
16% (542)
sore throat
11% (543)
dizziness
22% (190)
suicidal thoughts
28% (131)
fatigue
34% (68)
headaches
23% (96)
Gabapentin (Neurontin)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
61% (604)
tiredness or weakness
58% (592)
dizziness
48% (586)
memory problems
49% (569)
unsteadiness
39% (568)
weight gain
39% (568)
dry mouth
38% (565)
anxiety
31% (558)
headache
30% (564)
double or blurred vision
28% (562)
constipation
28% (559)
back or joint pain
28% (558)
difficulty concentrating or paying attention
54% (269)
nausea
25% (557)
swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
25% (554)
mental slowness
49% (267)
strange or unusual thoughts
23% (560)
Constipation
23% (458)
heartburn
17% (551)
shaking of a part of your body that you cannot control
17% (552)
runny nose, sneezing, cough, sore throat, or flu-like symptoms
15% (542)
diarrhea
14% (551)
unwanted eye movements
12% (556)
ear pain
12% (544)
speech problems
23% (261)
diarhea
12% (487)
water retension
22% (257)
red, itchy eyes (sometimes with swelling or discharge)
10% (543)
water retention
20% (256)
inability to sleep
29% (151)
\"high\" or elevated mood
14% (261)
vomiting
6% (548)
fever
6% (545)
VAGINAL ODOR
8% (395)
Narrow emotional diversity
17% (179)
no libido
43% (67)
absent libido
37% (65)
No emotions at all
11% (195)
delayed reaction time
32% (66)
Severe stomach pain
8% (204)
Hypertension
8% (204)
Bruising
16% (107)
Severe itchy rash
8% (204)
occasional mild stomach upset; mostly if taken on an empty stomach
20% (65)
Nausea
21% (57)
SWOLLEN GLANDS
12% (95)
dissociation
15% (67)
Decrease in urine output
10% (42)
Decreased urine output
10% (41)
rectal bleeding
4% (103)
Lamotrigine (Lamictal)% of members (num votes)
difficulty thinking or concentrating
48% (183)
drowsiness
39% (180)
loss of balance or coordination
29% (176)
blurred vision
24% (182)
dizziness
24% (177)
difficulty speaking
23% (176)
constipation
18% (172)
stomach, back, or joint pain
16% (172)
loss of appetite
14% (173)
double vision
10% (177)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
9% (168)
weight loss
9% (173)
dry mouth
50% (28)
uncontrollable movements of the eyes
8% (175)
diarrhea
8% (172)
missed or painful menstrual periods
7% (174)
swelling, itching, or irritation of the vagina
6% (172)
dificulty thinking and concentrating
44% (25)
headache
30% (27)
nightmares
19% (27)
Mania
6% (49)
Addiction
4% (49)
weight gain
100% (1)
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)
memory loss
50% (6)
Non-serious rash
15% (20)
decreased athletic performance
15% (13)
mania
14% (14)
Restless legs
100% (1)
Hyperlipidemia
100% (1)
Akathesia
100% (1)
Psychosis
33% (3)
Lorazepam (Ativan)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
68% (260)
tiredness
58% (255)
dizziness
36% (253)
dry mouth
28% (246)
weakness
26% (249)
changes in sex drive or ability
18% (243)
changes in appetite
13% (240)
restlessness or excitement
12% (243)
blurred vision
11% (242)
frequent urination
9% (241)
constipation
8% (242)
difficulty urinating
7% (240)
weight gain
14% (86)
nausea
5% (243)
insomnia
11% (72)
diarrhea
3% (243)
Weight gain
13% (32)
making strange sounds
3% (75)
Pregabalin (Lyrica)% of members (num votes)
tiredness
65% (455)
difficulty remembering or forgetfulness
61% (426)
dry mouth
59% (441)
dizziness
57% (443)
difficulty concentrating or paying attention
56% (427)
weight gain
53% (423)
loss of balance or unsteadiness
48% (413)
headache
42% (425)
lack of coordination
41% (411)
confusion
41% (417)
weakness
39% (412)
constipation
37% (421)
anxiety
37% (412)
bloating
35% (414)
swelling of the arms, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
35% (406)
nausea
34% (417)
increased appetite
35% (410)
gas
32% (419)
muscle twitching
33% (406)
back pain
31% (398)
speech problems
28% (412)
uncontrollable shaking or jerking of a part of the body
20% (408)
''high'' or elevated mood
19% (409)
double vision
25% (227)
extreme dryness in eyes, lungs, mouth, etc.
31% (128)
vomiting
9% (403)
cold sweats
17% (217)
side effects from meditation are all good
13% (120)
No effect whatsoever
15% (103)
Lower sex drive
58% (19)
delirium
5% (211)
increased pain
13% (69)
suicidal
17% (36)
cellcept
1% (220)
Quetiapine (Seroquel)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
89% (151)
difficulty thinking or concentrating
65% (147)
dizziness
59% (140)
dry mouth
50% (141)
decreased sexual desire or ability
51% (135)
unusual dreams
49% (139)
increased appetite
48% (136)
irritability
44% (141)
excessive weight gain
43% (137)
weakness
41% (140)
loss of coordination
38% (140)
difficulty speaking or using language
31% (136)
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% (484)
weakness or tiredness
43% (488)
dry mouth
41% (476)
dizziness
40% (483)
drowsiness
38% (489)
headache
35% (483)
nightmares
33% (481)
sweating
31% (474)
hot flashes or flushing
28% (469)
nausea
26% (472)
yawning
25% (464)
constipation
24% (471)
twitching
21% (472)
ringing in the ears
21% (466)
gas
20% (461)
loss of appetite
19% (467)
muscle tightness
18% (464)
anxiety
46% (172)
change in ability to taste food
16% (467)
brain \"zaps\"
46% (162)
frequent urination
16% (464)
weight gain
42% (163)
pain, burning, numbness, or tingling in part of the body
15% (463)
nervousness
39% (168)
heartburn
13% (461)
stomach pain
13% (464)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
13% (467)
diarrhea
12% (462)
weight loss
12% (467)
enlarged pupils (black circles in the middle of the eyes)
11% (456)
burping
10% (463)
difficulty urinating
9% (462)
sore throat, chills, or other signs of infection
9% (457)
vomiting
6% (461)
Agitation
34% (83)
sore skin
10% (145)
cold nose
8% (146)
shooting pains up one leg
8% (99)
shooting pain up one leg
7% (100)
Mental foggyness
100% (4)
Rash
7% (46)
Tachycardia
0% (2)
Difficulty catching breath
0% (1)
Dissociation
0% (1)
Zolpidem (Ambien, Stilnox)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
78% (262)
'drugged feeling'
65% (254)
unusual dreams
42% (250)
unsteady walking
38% (243)
difficulty keeping balance
36% (242)
dizziness
34% (243)
weakness
28% (246)
dry mouth or throat
27% (243)
forgetfulness
47% (111)
headache
17% (243)
changes in appetite
14% (240)
constipation
13% (242)
ringing, pain, or itching in the ears
13% (238)
joint, back, or neck pain
12% (235)
gas
11% (238)
heartburn
10% (239)
muscle aches or cramps
10% (239)
stomach pain or tenderness
10% (240)
burning or tingling in the hands, arms, feet, or legs
9% (243)
eye redness
8% (234)
amnesia
27% (62)
diarrhea
7% (237)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
7% (239)
eating while sleeping
23% (62)
heavy menstrual bleeding
4% (236)
Binge Eating
30% (23)
Extreme & unquenchable thirst
18% (34)

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