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Bipolar Disorder (386 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% (121)
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% (857)
headache
32% (854)
forgetfulness
37% (742)
Fatigue
36% (763)
excitement
30% (859)
drowsiness
29% (861)
dizziness
28% (848)
Dizzyness upon standing
30% (735)
excessive sweating
25% (844)
anxiety
43% (461)
constipation
23% (837)
anxious
39% (463)
nausea
21% (846)
weight loss
19% (841)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
18% (849)
loss of interest in sex
41% (303)
worsened depression horribly
17% (692)
Memory loss
25% (441)
ringing ears
23% (371)
cold painful numb fingers
12% (718)
palipitations
20% (390)
More tired
29% (255)
SSRI - sleepy
15% (383)
anger/temper outbursts
25% (215)
vomiting
5% (836)
Restless legs
20% (169)
Dialated eyes
5% (657)
less emotions
29% (102)
diarrhea
11% (209)
serotonin storm
4% (515)
Heart rate slowed
4% (305)
heart rate felt slower
4% (307)
psychosis
5% (211)
seizure
1% (580)
allergic reaction
3% (188)
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% (337)
Hives
5% (38)
increased effects of pain meds
1% (113)
Passing Out
1% (103)
could not orgasm
13% (8)
Citalopram (Celexa)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
54% (319)
excessive tiredness
39% (313)
drowsiness
39% (308)
dry mouth
34% (306)
nausea
29% (308)
nervousness
28% (303)
excessive sweating
19% (301)
loss of appetite
18% (299)
diarrhea
15% (302)
excitement
14% (301)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
14% (301)
stomach pain
14% (300)
muscle or joint pain
12% (300)
vomiting
6% (300)
Excessive yawning
25% (64)
Headache
18% (72)
Clonazepam (Klonopin, Rivotril)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
74% (505)
difficulty thinking or remembering
49% (488)
unsteadiness
35% (474)
dizziness
34% (479)
problems with coordination
32% (473)
changes in sex drive or ability
28% (464)
blurred vision
16% (466)
frequent urination
16% (469)
muscle or joint pain
12% (467)
increased saliva
6% (467)
nightmares
10% (114)
nightmare
9% (119)
rash
3% (118)
unconscious
2% (52)
Shortness of breath
0% (13)
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% (1162)
indigestion
16% (1140)
loose stools
15% (1128)
reduced pain
12% (1110)
acid reflux
11% (1057)
lower blood pressure
9% (1124)
nausea
8% (513)
headache
7% (869)
Stomach Pain
6% (805)
nosebleeds
3% (1108)
Dry mouth
9% (268)
Improved Sleep
11% (237)
rash
2% (1111)
Headaches
7% (269)
ibuprofen: stomach pain
6% (273)
Sensitive Teeth
10% (173)
stomach pain
6% (270)
Sleepines
7% (196)
birth control pills: irritability
4% (272)
Slower clotting blood with minor cuts etc
9% (92)
altered thyroid function
4% (228)
Suicidality
3% (227)
Fainting
2% (171)
codones-hallucinations
0% (479)
Dry eyes
0% (4)
Fluoxetine (Prozac)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
53% (548)
nervousness
40% (554)
dry mouth
39% (537)
drowsiness
32% (535)
nausea
26% (539)
excessive sweating
23% (533)
loss of appetite
22% (532)
weakness
22% (524)
severe sleep disturbances
27% (329)
weight loss
16% (532)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
16% (531)
sore throat
11% (530)
dizziness
20% (179)
suicidal thoughts
27% (118)
headaches
20% (84)
fatigue
27% (55)
Gabapentin (Neurontin)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
61% (582)
tiredness or weakness
58% (570)
dizziness
48% (565)
memory problems
48% (547)
unsteadiness
39% (546)
weight gain
38% (546)
dry mouth
38% (542)
anxiety
31% (538)
headache
30% (544)
double or blurred vision
28% (539)
back or joint pain
27% (536)
constipation
27% (538)
difficulty concentrating or paying attention
53% (247)
nausea
24% (535)
swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
24% (532)
strange or unusual thoughts
22% (539)
mental slowness
48% (244)
Constipation
22% (437)
shaking of a part of your body that you cannot control
17% (531)
heartburn
17% (530)
runny nose, sneezing, cough, sore throat, or flu-like symptoms
15% (521)
diarrhea
14% (530)
unwanted eye movements
12% (535)
ear pain
11% (522)
diarhea
12% (467)
speech problems
23% (241)
red, itchy eyes (sometimes with swelling or discharge)
10% (522)
water retension
21% (237)
water retention
17% (235)
inability to sleep
28% (130)
\"high\" or elevated mood
14% (240)
vomiting
6% (527)
fever
6% (524)
VAGINAL ODOR
8% (374)
Narrow emotional diversity
16% (158)
no libido
43% (47)
No emotions at all
11% (174)
Severe stomach pain
9% (183)
delayed reaction time
33% (45)
Severe itchy rash
8% (183)
Hypertension
8% (183)
Bruising
16% (86)
absent libido
32% (44)
SWOLLEN GLANDS
12% (75)
occasional mild stomach upset; mostly if taken on an empty stomach
20% (44)
dissociation
17% (46)
Nausea
19% (36)
rectal bleeding
4% (82)
Decrease in urine output
5% (21)
Decreased urine output
5% (21)
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% (247)
tiredness
59% (242)
dizziness
36% (240)
dry mouth
29% (234)
weakness
26% (237)
changes in sex drive or ability
18% (231)
changes in appetite
13% (228)
restlessness or excitement
12% (232)
blurred vision
11% (230)
frequent urination
10% (229)
constipation
9% (230)
difficulty urinating
7% (228)
weight gain
16% (74)
nausea
5% (232)
insomnia
13% (60)
diarrhea
3% (231)
Weight gain
20% (20)
making strange sounds
3% (63)
Pregabalin (Lyrica)% of members (num votes)
tiredness
65% (444)
difficulty remembering or forgetfulness
61% (417)
dry mouth
59% (430)
dizziness
56% (432)
difficulty concentrating or paying attention
56% (417)
weight gain
52% (412)
loss of balance or unsteadiness
49% (404)
headache
42% (414)
lack of coordination
42% (402)
confusion
41% (407)
weakness
40% (402)
constipation
37% (409)
anxiety
37% (402)
bloating
35% (402)
increased appetite
35% (400)
swelling of the arms, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
35% (397)
nausea
34% (406)
muscle twitching
33% (397)
gas
32% (407)
back pain
32% (389)
speech problems
28% (403)
uncontrollable shaking or jerking of a part of the body
20% (398)
''high'' or elevated mood
20% (398)
double vision
25% (218)
extreme dryness in eyes, lungs, mouth, etc.
31% (118)
cold sweats
17% (207)
vomiting
9% (392)
side effects from meditation are all good
13% (109)
No effect whatsoever
15% (93)
delirium
5% (201)
increased pain
12% (58)
suicidal
24% (25)
Lower sex drive
63% (8)
cellcept
1% (210)
Quetiapine (Seroquel)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
89% (144)
difficulty thinking or concentrating
64% (140)
dizziness
59% (135)
unusual dreams
50% (135)
dry mouth
49% (137)
decreased sexual desire or ability
50% (131)
increased appetite
47% (132)
irritability
43% (137)
excessive weight gain
42% (133)
weakness
40% (136)
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
19% (130)
stuffy nose
19% (129)
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% (472)
weakness or tiredness
43% (480)
dry mouth
41% (468)
dizziness
40% (475)
drowsiness
37% (480)
headache
34% (476)
nightmares
33% (473)
sweating
31% (466)
hot flashes or flushing
28% (462)
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)
frequent urination
16% (458)
anxiety
45% (164)
brain \"zaps\"
45% (154)
pain, burning, numbness, or tingling in part of the body
15% (456)
weight gain
43% (157)
heartburn
14% (454)
nervousness
38% (160)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
13% (460)
stomach pain
13% (458)
diarrhea
12% (455)
weight loss
12% (458)
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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