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Bipolar Disorder (387 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

Aripiprazole (Abilify)% of members (num votes)
Weight gain
46% (125)
Anxiety
47% (120)
Restlessness
45% (123)
Drowsiness
44% (124)
More balanced mood
34% (122)
Dizziness
33% (119)
Insomnia
32% (118)
Reduced mania
26% (118)
Nausea
23% (118)
Headache
21% (117)
Constipation
20% (118)
Blurred vision
21% (117)
Vomiting
7% (116)
Shortness of Breath
17% (18)
Fevers
6% (18)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)% of members (num votes)
dry mouth
48% (860)
headache
32% (857)
forgetfulness
37% (745)
Fatigue
36% (766)
excitement
30% (862)
drowsiness
29% (864)
dizziness
28% (851)
Dizzyness upon standing
29% (739)
excessive sweating
25% (847)
anxiety
43% (465)
constipation
23% (840)
anxious
39% (466)
nausea
21% (849)
weight loss
19% (845)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
17% (852)
loss of interest in sex
41% (306)
worsened depression horribly
17% (695)
Memory loss
25% (444)
ringing ears
23% (374)
cold painful numb fingers
12% (721)
palipitations
20% (393)
More tired
29% (258)
SSRI - sleepy
15% (386)
anger/temper outbursts
25% (218)
vomiting
5% (839)
Restless legs
20% (172)
Dialated eyes
5% (660)
less emotions
29% (105)
diarrhea
11% (212)
serotonin storm
4% (518)
Heart rate slowed
4% (308)
heart rate felt slower
4% (310)
psychosis
5% (214)
seizure
1% (583)
allergic reaction
3% (191)
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% (340)
could not orgasm
18% (11)
Hives
5% (41)
increased effects of pain meds
1% (116)
Passing Out
1% (106)
Citalopram (Celexa)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
54% (320)
excessive tiredness
39% (314)
drowsiness
39% (309)
dry mouth
35% (307)
nausea
29% (309)
nervousness
28% (304)
excessive sweating
19% (302)
loss of appetite
18% (300)
diarrhea
15% (303)
excitement
14% (302)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
14% (302)
stomach pain
14% (301)
muscle or joint pain
12% (301)
vomiting
6% (301)
Excessive yawning
26% (65)
Headache
18% (73)
Clonazepam (Klonopin, Rivotril)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
74% (506)
difficulty thinking or remembering
49% (489)
unsteadiness
35% (475)
dizziness
34% (480)
problems with coordination
32% (474)
changes in sex drive or ability
29% (465)
blurred vision
16% (467)
frequent urination
16% (470)
muscle or joint pain
13% (468)
increased saliva
6% (468)
nightmares
10% (115)
nightmare
9% (120)
rash
3% (119)
unconscious
2% (53)
Shortness of breath
0% (14)
Duloxetine (Cymbalta)% of members (num votes)
tiredness
52% (442)
changes in sexual desire or ability
50% (443)
dry mouth
47% (439)
sweating or night sweats
44% (443)
drowsiness
42% (429)
nausea
39% (452)
dizziness
38% (433)
headache
35% (434)
weakness
34% (433)
constipation
29% (441)
muscle pain or cramps
24% (425)
decreased appetite
22% (435)
stomach pain
20% (433)
heartburn
18% (430)
increased urination
17% (431)
diarrhea
16% (432)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
15% (423)
difficulty urinating
15% (426)
vomiting
14% (434)
Excessive sleeping
30% (156)
Turned into emotional zombie/ dissasociated
29% (112)
itching
21% (126)
anxiety
45% (56)
facial myofacial pain
15% (143)
inability to physically cry (while feeling sadness)
34% (61)
Dizziness
37% (43)
Bruising
21% (57)
Insomnia
36% (33)
Increased desire for eating sweets
24% (42)
Severe weight gain while on Welbutrin (I don\'t believe this is a normal side effect)
14% (42)
Brain zaps- when forget to have it
100% (3)
Had terrible hair loss with Topomax (I would not ever get on this again)
7% (43)
severe allergic reaction, rash itching
4% (53)
Heart palpitations
50% (4)
insomnia
33% (3)
Vertigo if missed dose
100% (1)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
0% (3)
This heading is for Meditation. I don\'t know anyone who\'s suffered negative side effects from meditating.
0% (3)
Steven-Johnson Syndrome
0% (102)
Steven Johnson Syndrome
0% (100)
Escitalopram (Lexapro)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
55% (376)
drowsiness
35% (370)
excessive tiredness
34% (368)
dry mouth
28% (365)
increased appetite
23% (366)
increased sweating
23% (364)
dizziness
21% (366)
nausea
21% (365)
increased anxiety
24% (267)
constipation
14% (365)
Disassociation
23% (206)
diarrhea
13% (362)
stomach pain
9% (359)
heartburn
8% (361)
flu-like symptoms
8% (359)
runny nose
6% (357)
sneezing
3% (353)
Fish oil% of members (num votes)
belching
33% (1168)
indigestion
17% (1145)
loose stools
15% (1133)
reduced pain
12% (1115)
acid reflux
11% (1062)
lower blood pressure
9% (1129)
nausea
8% (518)
headache
7% (874)
Stomach Pain
6% (810)
nosebleeds
3% (1113)
Improved Sleep
11% (242)
Dry mouth
9% (273)
rash
2% (1116)
Headaches
7% (274)
Sensitive Teeth
10% (178)
ibuprofen: stomach pain
6% (278)
stomach pain
5% (275)
Sleepines
7% (201)
birth control pills: irritability
4% (277)
Slower clotting blood with minor cuts etc
8% (97)
altered thyroid function
3% (233)
Suicidality
3% (232)
Fainting
2% (176)
codones-hallucinations
0% (484)
Dry eyes
0% (9)
dizziness
0% (4)
Fluoxetine (Prozac)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
52% (549)
nervousness
40% (556)
dry mouth
39% (538)
drowsiness
32% (536)
nausea
26% (540)
excessive sweating
23% (534)
loss of appetite
22% (533)
weakness
22% (525)
severe sleep disturbances
27% (330)
weight loss
16% (533)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
16% (532)
sore throat
11% (531)
dizziness
20% (180)
suicidal thoughts
27% (119)
headaches
20% (85)
fatigue
27% (56)
Gabapentin (Neurontin)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
61% (584)
tiredness or weakness
57% (572)
dizziness
48% (567)
memory problems
48% (549)
unsteadiness
39% (548)
weight gain
38% (549)
dry mouth
38% (545)
anxiety
31% (540)
headache
30% (546)
double or blurred vision
28% (541)
back or joint pain
27% (538)
constipation
27% (540)
difficulty concentrating or paying attention
53% (249)
nausea
24% (537)
swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
25% (534)
strange or unusual thoughts
22% (541)
mental slowness
48% (246)
Constipation
22% (439)
shaking of a part of your body that you cannot control
17% (533)
heartburn
17% (532)
runny nose, sneezing, cough, sore throat, or flu-like symptoms
15% (523)
diarrhea
14% (532)
unwanted eye movements
12% (537)
ear pain
11% (524)
diarhea
12% (469)
speech problems
23% (243)
red, itchy eyes (sometimes with swelling or discharge)
10% (524)
water retension
21% (239)
water retention
18% (238)
inability to sleep
28% (132)
\"high\" or elevated mood
14% (242)
vomiting
6% (529)
fever
6% (526)
VAGINAL ODOR
8% (376)
Narrow emotional diversity
16% (160)
no libido
42% (48)
No emotions at all
11% (176)
Severe stomach pain
9% (185)
delayed reaction time
32% (47)
Hypertension
8% (185)
Bruising
17% (88)
Severe itchy rash
8% (185)
absent libido
31% (45)
SWOLLEN GLANDS
12% (77)
occasional mild stomach upset; mostly if taken on an empty stomach
20% (46)
dissociation
17% (48)
Nausea
18% (38)
rectal bleeding
4% (84)
Decrease in urine output
9% (23)
Decreased urine output
9% (23)
Lamotrigine (Lamictal)% of members (num votes)
difficulty thinking or concentrating
47% (175)
drowsiness
38% (172)
loss of balance or coordination
28% (167)
blurred vision
24% (173)
dizziness
24% (169)
difficulty speaking
24% (168)
constipation
18% (164)
stomach, back, or joint pain
17% (163)
loss of appetite
15% (165)
double vision
11% (168)
weight loss
9% (164)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
9% (159)
uncontrollable movements of the eyes
8% (166)
diarrhea
8% (163)
missed or painful menstrual periods
7% (165)
swelling, itching, or irritation of the vagina
7% (163)
dry mouth
47% (19)
dificulty thinking and concentrating
41% (17)
headache
28% (18)
nightmares
28% (18)
Mania
8% (40)
Addiction
5% (40)
Lithium% of members (num votes)
weight gain or loss
52% (119)
dry mouth
52% (118)
fine hand movements that are difficult to control
46% (118)
thirsty
52% (90)
depression
41% (112)
restlessness
39% (116)
loss of appetite
31% (118)
constipation
31% (114)
indigestion
25% (114)
change in the ability to taste food
23% (113)
stomach pain or bloating
22% (114)
hair loss
22% (114)
mood swing
34% (70)
thin, brittle fingernails or hair
20% (114)
unusual discomfort in cold temperatures
21% (112)
joint or muscle pain
18% (109)
gas
18% (111)
slurred speach
27% (70)
acne
16% (114)
excessive saliva in the mouth
9% (110)
chest pains
11% (66)
tongue pain
4% (112)
Affect kidney function
10% (48)
swollen lips
4% (111)
Itching
31% (13)
Non-acne pimples to the face
14% (14)
dehydration
33% (6)
decreased athletic performance
33% (6)
loss of balance or coordination
22% (9)
Non-serious rash
15% (13)
Acne
5% (22)
mania
0% (7)
Lorazepam (Ativan)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
69% (248)
tiredness
59% (243)
dizziness
36% (241)
dry mouth
29% (235)
weakness
26% (238)
changes in sex drive or ability
18% (232)
changes in appetite
13% (229)
restlessness or excitement
12% (233)
blurred vision
11% (231)
frequent urination
10% (230)
constipation
9% (231)
difficulty urinating
7% (229)
weight gain
16% (75)
nausea
5% (233)
insomnia
13% (61)
diarrhea
3% (232)
Weight gain
19% (21)
making strange sounds
3% (64)
Pregabalin (Lyrica)% of members (num votes)
tiredness
65% (445)
difficulty remembering or forgetfulness
61% (418)
dry mouth
59% (431)
dizziness
57% (433)
difficulty concentrating or paying attention
56% (418)
weight gain
53% (413)
loss of balance or unsteadiness
48% (405)
headache
42% (415)
lack of coordination
41% (403)
confusion
41% (408)
weakness
39% (403)
constipation
37% (410)
anxiety
37% (403)
bloating
35% (403)
swelling of the arms, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
35% (398)
nausea
34% (407)
increased appetite
34% (401)
muscle twitching
33% (398)
gas
32% (408)
back pain
32% (390)
speech problems
28% (403)
uncontrollable shaking or jerking of a part of the body
20% (399)
''high'' or elevated mood
20% (399)
double vision
25% (219)
extreme dryness in eyes, lungs, mouth, etc.
32% (119)
cold sweats
17% (208)
vomiting
9% (393)
No effect whatsoever
16% (94)
side effects from meditation are all good
13% (110)
delirium
5% (202)
increased pain
12% (59)
suicidal
23% (26)
Lower sex drive
56% (9)
cellcept
1% (211)
Quetiapine (Seroquel)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
89% (145)
difficulty thinking or concentrating
64% (141)
dizziness
59% (135)
unusual dreams
50% (135)
decreased sexual desire or ability
51% (132)
dry mouth
49% (137)
increased appetite
47% (133)
irritability
43% (137)
excessive weight gain
43% (134)
weakness
41% (137)
loss of coordination
37% (136)
difficulty speaking or using language
29% (132)
headache
26% (133)
constipation
24% (130)
gas
21% (127)
pain in the joints, back, neck, or ears
21% (131)
indigestion
20% (131)
stuffy nose
20% (130)
stomach pain or swelling
18% (127)
numbness, burning, or tingling in the arms or legs
11% (131)
breast enlargement in males
4% (124)
discharge from the breasts
3% (125)
missed menstrual periods
3% (128)
weight loss
10% (21)
hypoglycemia
10% (21)
Valproic Acid (Depakote)% of members (num votes)
weight changes
60% (141)
drowsiness
56% (140)
changes in appetite
41% (136)
mood swings
40% (132)
dizziness
39% (135)
abnormal thinking
36% (133)
memory loss
33% (135)
headache
32% (130)
agitation
30% (132)
hair loss
26% (135)
loss of coordination
26% (131)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
20% (132)
constipation
21% (128)
ringing in the ears
15% (129)
blurred or double vision
13% (129)
heartburn
12% (130)
back pain
12% (128)
diarrhea
10% (128)
uncontrollable movements of the eyes
8% (130)
stuffed or runny nose
8% (130)
sore throat
6% (128)
uncontrollable facial muscle twitches
4% (50)
Venlafaxine (Effexor)% of members (num votes)
changes in sexual desire or ability
54% (475)
weakness or tiredness
43% (481)
dry mouth
41% (469)
dizziness
40% (475)
drowsiness
37% (481)
headache
35% (477)
nightmares
33% (474)
sweating
31% (468)
hot flashes or flushing
28% (463)
nausea
26% (465)
yawning
26% (458)
constipation
24% (465)
twitching
21% (466)
ringing in the ears
21% (458)
gas
21% (455)
loss of appetite
19% (461)
muscle tightness
18% (459)
change in ability to taste food
16% (460)
anxiety
45% (165)
frequent urination
16% (458)
brain \"zaps\"
46% (155)
pain, burning, numbness, or tingling in part of the body
15% (456)
weight gain
43% (157)
heartburn
14% (454)
nervousness
39% (161)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
13% (460)
stomach pain
13% (458)
diarrhea
12% (455)
weight loss
12% (459)
enlarged pupils (black circles in the middle of the eyes)
11% (450)
burping
10% (456)
difficulty urinating
9% (456)
sore throat, chills, or other signs of infection
9% (451)
vomiting
6% (455)
Agitation
31% (75)
sore skin
11% (139)
cold nose
9% (140)
shooting pains up one leg
9% (92)
shooting pain up one leg
8% (92)
Rash
8% (39)
Zolpidem (Ambien, Stilnox)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
78% (255)
'drugged feeling'
65% (247)
unusual dreams
43% (243)
unsteady walking
39% (236)
difficulty keeping balance
37% (235)
dizziness
35% (236)
weakness
29% (239)
dry mouth or throat
28% (236)
forgetfulness
46% (104)
headache
17% (236)
constipation
14% (235)
changes in appetite
14% (233)
ringing, pain, or itching in the ears
13% (231)
joint, back, or neck pain
13% (228)
gas
12% (231)
muscle aches or cramps
10% (232)
heartburn
10% (232)
stomach pain or tenderness
10% (233)
burning or tingling in the hands, arms, feet, or legs
10% (237)
eye redness
8% (228)
diarrhea
7% (231)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
7% (232)
amnesia
27% (55)
eating while sleeping
22% (54)
heavy menstrual bleeding
4% (229)
Extreme & unquenchable thirst
22% (27)
Binge Eating
25% (16)

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