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Depression (12,799 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP)% of members (num votes)
More balanced mood
33% (288)
Improved sleep
33% (286)
Reduced anxiety
28% (288)
Drowsiness
27% (292)
Nausea
12% (286)
Nightmares
9% (283)
Reduced sex drive
8% (283)
Stomach cramps
7% (282)
Flatulence
6% (282)
Hypertension
6% (284)
Memory problems
9% (147)
Hair loss
6% (163)
nausea
5% (153)
Vomiting
2% (281)
Difficulty urinating
3% (119)
Acupuncture% of members (num votes)
Pain relief
41% (1160)
Bruising
19% (1143)
Nausea relief
13% (1134)
Bleeding
11% (1135)
Bacterial infection
4% (1147)
Nerve injury
4% (1142)
heartburn
4% (727)
night sweats
6% (494)
yawning
10% (240)
beware of counterfeit drugs and do not mix medications....
14% (174)
Upset stomach
6% (316)
Jaw clenching
7% (255)
vertigo
7% (227)
dehydration
5% (320)
hunger
5% (227)
drop in blood pressure
6% (207)
Time release meds can be dangerous because side effects persist
7% (173)
Derealization
2% (538)
wired
4% (228)
rebound anxiety
6% (176)
rough on stomach
4% (227)
yeast infections
8% (111)
tachycardia
3% (305)
urinary hesitancy
4% (175)
Pneumothorax
1% (1133)
hair loss
4% (164)
Hepatitis B
0% (1133)
hypotension
2% (204)
very tired could not sleep, eyes seemed very big
2% (111)
tic exacerbation
1% (254)
headached
18% (11)
weight gain
18% (11)
Halusinations
1% (77)
off label used for stage fright
1% (169)
new symptoms during withdrawal of substance
0% (18)
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% (171)
Adderall% of members (num votes)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
67% (190)
loss of appetite
65% (179)
dry mouth
57% (179)
jitters
55% (177)
weight loss
48% (175)
sweating
34% (173)
headache
29% (176)
sleepiness
20% (177)
dizziness
20% (172)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
18% (174)
nausea
15% (169)
diarrhea
14% (169)
stomach pain
13% (171)
fever
4% (169)
vomiting
1% (169)
Alprazolam (Xanax)% of members (num votes)
Reduced anxiety
87% (509)
Reduced panic
82% (499)
Drowsiness
62% (472)
Decreased inhibitions
42% (468)
Forgetfulness
38% (463)
Light-headedness
28% (468)
Dizziness
26% (458)
Dry mouth
25% (453)
Decreased sex drive
24% (455)
Depression
23% (472)
Irritability
15% (460)
Blurred vision
14% (457)
Constipation
13% (454)
Muscle weakness
12% (458)
Insomnia
11% (461)
Hyperactivity
8% (462)
Nausea
8% (454)
Tremor
6% (455)
depression
19% (140)
racing thoughts
8% (161)
suicidal thoughts
9% (135)
high blood pressure
6% (155)
Vomiting
2% (452)
Jaundice
2% (457)
Seizure
2% (460)
Hot Flashes when dosage increased
4% (153)
Convulsion
2% (262)
Watery mouth
0% (445)
Rash
5% (38)
seziure
8% (12)
Amitriptyline% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
60% (479)
weakness or tiredness
52% (473)
dry mouth
52% (471)
changes in appetite or weight
36% (468)
changes in sex drive or ability
31% (458)
constipation
29% (468)
confusion
24% (458)
headaches
24% (458)
unsteadiness
25% (452)
nightmares
23% (457)
nausea
20% (461)
blurred vision
19% (457)
excessive sweating
18% (455)
pain, burning, or tingling in the hands or feet
13% (455)
difficulty urinating
10% (455)
vomiting
7% (457)
Angry
13% (53)
Suicidal Thoughts
16% (38)
Halucinations
7% (55)
felt like a zombie
40% (5)
Aripiprazole (Abilify)% of members (num votes)
Restlessness
46% (110)
Weight gain
44% (110)
Anxiety
44% (106)
Drowsiness
41% (109)
More balanced mood
33% (107)
Insomnia
31% (106)
Dizziness
30% (106)
Reduced mania
27% (105)
Nausea
22% (106)
Blurred vision
19% (105)
Headache
19% (105)
Constipation
18% (104)
Vomiting
6% (104)
Fevers
17% (6)
Shortness of Breath
17% (6)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)% of members (num votes)
dry mouth
49% (739)
headache
33% (740)
forgetfulness
37% (629)
Fatigue
36% (648)
drowsiness
30% (741)
excitement
30% (740)
dizziness
29% (734)
excessive sweating
26% (729)
Dizzyness upon standing
30% (618)
constipation
23% (723)
nausea
22% (732)
anxiety
43% (345)
anxious
41% (350)
weight loss
19% (728)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
18% (731)
worsened depression horribly
16% (576)
Memory loss
27% (331)
loss of interest in sex
41% (185)
cold painful numb fingers
13% (606)
ringing ears
23% (260)
palipitations
21% (278)
SSRI - sleepy
18% (278)
More tired
31% (144)
vomiting
6% (723)
anger/temper outbursts
28% (106)
Dialated eyes
5% (545)
serotonin storm
4% (405)
Restless legs
21% (58)
Heart rate slowed
6% (196)
diarrhea
10% (101)
heart rate felt slower
4% (197)
psychosis
7% (104)
seizure
1% (469)
allergic reaction
1% (78)
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% (231)
increased effects of pain meds
0% (3)
Caffeine% of members (num votes)
difficulty sleeping
57% (1764)
fast heart rate
53% (1786)
excessive urination
50% (1762)
restlessness
49% (1772)
anxiety
42% (1766)
irritability
38% (1759)
tremors
22% (1729)
dizziness
21% (1737)
nausea
20% (1735)
depression
18% (1719)
focused
54% (473)
happier
48% (438)
relaxed
23% (459)
Acid reflux
32% (248)
Gas and bloating
28% (230)
less concerned about cronic lateness
15% (427)
higher awareness of dust and desire to clean
13% (425)
Decreased kinesia
3% (213)
Citalopram (Celexa)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
53% (276)
excessive tiredness
38% (273)
drowsiness
38% (268)
dry mouth
35% (267)
nausea
30% (268)
nervousness
28% (264)
loss of appetite
19% (261)
excessive sweating
17% (263)
excitement
15% (263)
diarrhea
15% (262)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
14% (263)
stomach pain
13% (260)
muscle or joint pain
13% (262)
vomiting
7% (261)
Excessive yawning
32% (25)
Headache
13% (32)
Clonazepam (Klonopin, Rivotril)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
76% (412)
difficulty thinking or remembering
52% (401)
unsteadiness
36% (390)
dizziness
35% (397)
problems with coordination
33% (390)
changes in sex drive or ability
28% (383)
frequent urination
17% (390)
blurred vision
17% (386)
muscle or joint pain
13% (387)
increased saliva
6% (386)
nightmares
6% (34)
rash
3% (36)
nightmare
3% (35)
Duloxetine (Cymbalta)% of members (num votes)
changes in sexual desire or ability
50% (372)
tiredness
49% (373)
dry mouth
45% (370)
sweating or night sweats
44% (374)
drowsiness
40% (363)
nausea
39% (374)
dizziness
36% (365)
headache
34% (365)
weakness
32% (366)
constipation
27% (368)
muscle pain or cramps
23% (361)
decreased appetite
22% (368)
stomach pain
19% (366)
heartburn
17% (362)
increased urination
17% (365)
diarrhea
15% (364)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
15% (356)
vomiting
14% (365)
difficulty urinating
14% (359)
Excessive sleeping
29% (90)
Turned into emotional zombie/ dissasociated
25% (44)
facial myofacial pain
13% (78)
itching
13% (56)
Steven-Johnson Syndrome
0% (38)
Steven Johnson Syndrome
0% (37)
Escitalopram (Lexapro)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
56% (326)
drowsiness
35% (321)
excessive tiredness
34% (319)
dry mouth
29% (318)
increased sweating
23% (317)
dizziness
23% (320)
increased appetite
23% (318)
nausea
21% (316)
increased anxiety
26% (222)
constipation
15% (317)
diarrhea
13% (314)
Disassociation
26% (160)
stomach pain
10% (313)
flu-like symptoms
8% (312)
heartburn
8% (315)
runny nose
6% (311)
sneezing
3% (308)
Fish oil% of members (num votes)
belching
33% (1040)
indigestion
17% (1022)
loose stools
15% (1012)
reduced pain
12% (994)
acid reflux
12% (939)
lower blood pressure
9% (1009)
nausea
8% (399)
headache
7% (755)
Stomach Pain
6% (689)
nosebleeds
3% (994)
Improved Sleep
15% (124)
rash
2% (997)
ibuprofen: stomach pain
10% (157)
Dry mouth
9% (153)
stomach pain
6% (153)
Headaches
6% (153)
birth control pills: irritability
6% (158)
Sensitive Teeth
9% (58)
altered thyroid function
4% (113)
Sleepines
5% (80)
Suicidality
2% (113)
codones-hallucinations
1% (364)
Fainting
2% (55)
Fluoxetine (Prozac)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
51% (476)
nervousness
42% (484)
dry mouth
41% (469)
drowsiness
33% (466)
nausea
26% (469)
excessive sweating
24% (465)
weakness
22% (457)
loss of appetite
21% (465)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
17% (464)
weight loss
17% (465)
severe sleep disturbances
30% (261)
sore throat
11% (463)
dizziness
22% (111)
suicidal thoughts
29% (45)
headaches
53% (15)
Imipramine (Tofranil)% of members (num votes)
dry mouth
67% (51)
weakness or tiredness
43% (51)
drowsiness
42% (52)
constipation
37% (51)
excessive sweating
35% (49)
excitement or anxiety
30% (50)
changes in appetite or weight
27% (49)
skin more sensitive to sunlight than usual
22% (49)
changes in sex drive or ability
23% (47)
nausea
22% (50)
blurred vision
21% (48)
nightmares
14% (50)
difficulty urinating
14% (50)
frequent urination
10% (50)
Lamotrigine (Lamictal)% of members (num votes)
difficulty thinking or concentrating
47% (152)
drowsiness
38% (149)
loss of balance or coordination
29% (145)
blurred vision
25% (151)
difficulty speaking
25% (146)
dizziness
24% (146)
constipation
19% (142)
stomach, back, or joint pain
17% (141)
loss of appetite
15% (142)
double vision
10% (146)
weight loss
10% (142)
uncontrollable movements of the eyes
10% (144)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
9% (137)
missed or painful menstrual periods
8% (144)
diarrhea
8% (141)
swelling, itching, or irritation of the vagina
7% (141)
Mania
13% (16)
Addiction
0% (17)
Levothyroxine% of members (num votes)
irritability
33% (179)
insomnia
31% (180)
nervousness
28% (183)
sensitivity to heat
28% (180)
excessive sweating
25% (182)
headache
24% (184)
temporary hair loss
23% (183)
increased appetite
20% (181)
diarrhea
16% (182)
weight loss
15% (186)
stomach cramps
13% (181)
changes in menstrual cycle
12% (179)
tremor
11% (185)
nausea
11% (180)
fever
5% (177)
vomiting
4% (180)
heart palpitations
56% (9)
Hives
19% (21)
Rash
50% (2)
Insomnia
100% (1)
Lithium% of members (num votes)
weight gain or loss
53% (102)
dry mouth
50% (100)
fine hand movements that are difficult to control
44% (100)
depression
44% (96)
restlessness
42% (99)
thirsty
51% (72)
loss of appetite
33% (101)
constipation
32% (98)
indigestion
25% (97)
stomach pain or bloating
24% (97)
mood swing
40% (55)
thin, brittle fingernails or hair
21% (98)
hair loss
21% (99)
change in the ability to taste food
22% (95)
gas
20% (94)
unusual discomfort in cold temperatures
20% (96)
joint or muscle pain
19% (94)
slurred speach
31% (54)
acne
15% (97)
excessive saliva in the mouth
11% (93)
chest pains
10% (50)
tongue pain
4% (95)
swollen lips
3% (95)
Affect kidney function
9% (32)
Acne
0% (5)
Low dose naltrexone (LDN)% of members (num votes)
increased sense of well-being
55% (232)
vivid dreams
46% (233)
increased self-confidence
43% (227)
difficulty sleeping
34% (229)
increased sex drive
17% (226)
drowsiness
22% (131)
body aches
19% (78)
Muscle ache
18% (72)
Sore Joints
18% (71)
Hypothyroidism
9% (69)
ulcer
6% (81)
Increased muscle strength
13% (24)
decreased orgasim
14% (21)
doesn\'t work
33% (3)
Magnesium% of members (num votes)
diarrhea
28% (1771)
stomach discomfort
21% (1734)
nervousness
9% (504)
insomnia
11% (249)
disassociation
4% (499)
weight gain
8% (248)
Headache
12% (112)
Brain
3% (378)
feeling slowed down
15% (40)
brain zaps
3% (163)
Hypomania
1% (210)
Murderous Rage
1% (110)
when i went off it i had a seizure wish i ha some now
0% (91)
Meditation% of members (num votes)
reduced stress
78% (4150)
improved mood
71% (4086)
improved sleep
52% (4016)
reduced pain
36% (3986)
waking up too early
15% (3100)
nasal congestion
13% (3054)
anxiety
25% (910)
Passing out
6% (3504)
palpitations
12% (1102)
panic attacks
14% (836)
depression
19% (586)
Drowsiness
29% (348)
withdrawel
9% (1092)
Insomnia
17% (516)
easy bruising
8% (1008)
Migraines
8% (980)
Easily Angered
17% (436)
water retention
9% (758)
Eye twitches
12% (548)
Eye Twitches
11% (550)
Aggression increase
12% (436)
hypotention - lowered overall blood pressure
8% (648)
Mouth ulcers
6% (782)
stuttering
5% (986)
worsened acne
5% (948)
Hair Loss
9% (466)
\"Brain Zaps\"
8% (504)
unpleasant body odor
6% (654)
i have hardly done it
19% (200)
Head zaps
6% (570)
head zaps
5% (572)
Swelling
7% (458)
Rash
6% (464)
hives
3% (1086)
orthostatic hypotension
4% (650)
Crying
28% (92)
skin rash
6% (400)
tingling in hands feet and tongue
13% (152)
heart palpitations
25% (64)
nervousness
19% (74)
more relaxed
78% (18)
muscle relaxation
78% (18)
amnesia
6% (224)
deeper sleep
67% (18)
insomnia
19% (52)
more alert next day
67% (18)
increased sexual desire
14% (72)
Night excursions with no memory of it in the AM
3% (378)
Ideopathic Intracranial Hypertension
2% (482)
withdrawal
14% (42)
Seizures
2% (376)
Dependence/addiction
0% (26)
Modafinil (Provigil)% of members (num votes)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
43% (193)
headache
38% (197)
dry mouth
32% (187)
dizziness
28% (192)
excessive thirst
27% (184)
loss of appetite
23% (183)
sweating
23% (181)
drowsiness
21% (190)
jittery
34% (111)
confusion
20% (178)
unusual tastes
15% (183)
nausea
13% (188)
flushing
13% (180)
constipation
12% (187)
back pain
12% (180)
heartburn
10% (183)
gas
10% (182)
tight muscles or difficulty moving
10% (177)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of your body
10% (177)
difficulty seeing or eye pain
8% (180)
diarrhea
7% (187)
burning, tingling, or numbness of the skin
7% (178)
nosebleed
5% (181)
more energy
32% (28)
Zoloft - shaking, lack of sexual intrest and could not feel my clitoris at all
14% (42)
suicidal ideations
13% (24)
It was appalling to get off this drug.
9% (34)
fell asleep, kicked out of group - snored
0% (42)
renal failure
0% (46)
Paroxetine (Paxil)% of members (num votes)
decreased sex drive
50% (293)
sleepiness or feeling "drugged"
43% (291)
difficulty concentrating
43% (287)
nervousness
38% (281)
weight gain
38% (280)
dizziness
36% (283)
forgetfulness
35% (279)
dry mouth
35% (279)
headache
34% (288)
unusual dreams
34% (282)
weakness
30% (280)
confusion
28% (277)
sweating
27% (278)
nausea
26% (278)
yawning
19% (275)
decreased appetite
19% (275)
sensitivity to light
18% (275)
constipation
17% (275)
pain in the back, muscles, joints, or anywhere in the body
17% (273)
muscle weakness or tightness
16% (274)
gas
15% (274)
stomach pain
13% (276)
lump or tightness in throat
11% (276)
heartburn
11% (273)
diarrhea
11% (273)
changes in ability to taste food
11% (278)
weight loss
11% (274)
flushing (redness in face and other ares of skin)
11% (273)
sore teeth and gums
10% (272)
runny nose
9% (271)
vomiting
7% (273)
painful or irregular menstruation
8% (265)
cough
5% (272)
increased sex drive
4% (271)
Sertraline (Zoloft)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
55% (449)
weight changes
41% (444)
dry mouth
39% (445)
excessive tiredness
37% (449)
drowsiness
36% (437)
nervousness
31% (435)
dizziness
27% (433)
nausea
26% (441)
headache
26% (435)
gas or bloating
22% (433)
excessive sweating
21% (431)
loss of appetite
19% (435)
diarrhea
18% (440)
constipation
15% (437)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
13% (430)
pain, burning, or tingling in the hands or feet
12% (432)
sore throat
6% (425)
vomiting
6% (432)
Inability to sleep
35% (17)
SSRIs% of members (num votes)
Sexual problems
62% (779)
Sleeplessness or drowsiness
57% (764)
Agitation (feeling jittery)
52% (757)
Headache
39% (747)
Nausea
35% (751)
Dissociation
34% (538)
Insomnia
52% (111)
dizziness
34% (169)
Dry mouth
52% (94)
\'brain storms\'
28% (174)
brain zaps
35% (111)
Tingling sensation
22% (91)
Testosterone% of members (num votes)
mood changes
43% (76)
depression
27% (74)
nervousness
23% (75)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
23% (73)
acne
21% (75)
decreased sexual desire
20% (74)
dry skin
19% (74)
hot flushes
19% (75)
urinary urgency
24% (50)
headache
15% (74)
hair loss
15% (74)
weakness
15% (74)
breast enlargement and/or pain
11% (74)
teary eyes
8% (74)
changes in ability to smell or taste
5% (73)
Yeast infection
9% (44)
elevated hematocrit
9% (22)
polycythemia
5% (22)
Thyroid (Armour)% of members (num votes)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
40% (40)
irritability or rapid changes in mood
27% (41)
temporary hair loss
28% (40)
muscle weakness
26% (39)
anxiety
24% (41)
weight loss
22% (41)
headache
18% (40)
flushing
15% (41)
changes in menstrual cycle
13% (40)
increased appetite
13% (40)
diarrhea
10% (40)
shaking of a part of your body that you cannot control
10% (40)
stomach cramps
8% (39)
hyperactivity
8% (40)
nausea
8% (39)
Rash
100% (1)
vomiting
3% (40)
fever
0% (40)
Trazodone% of members (num votes)
weakness or tiredness
62% (130)
headache or heaviness in head
51% (134)
decreased ability to concentrate or remember things
49% (127)
dry mouth
40% (129)
confusion
26% (125)
nightmares
25% (126)
nausea
25% (129)
bad taste in mouth
24% (127)
changes in appetite or weight
24% (126)
nervousness
24% (127)
blurred vision
21% (125)
sweating
21% (126)
constipation
18% (128)
tired, red, or itchy eyes
18% (124)
muscle pain
14% (125)
ringing in ears
14% (125)
stomach pain
9% (129)
diarrhea
9% (124)
Hip problem
16% (51)
vomiting
5% (128)
haemphilia
1% (95)
Valproic Acid (Depakote)% of members (num votes)
weight changes
60% (124)
drowsiness
55% (123)
changes in appetite
43% (120)
mood swings
42% (117)
dizziness
38% (120)
abnormal thinking
35% (118)
memory loss
33% (120)
agitation
32% (116)
headache
32% (115)
hair loss
26% (120)
loss of coordination
26% (116)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
22% (116)
constipation
23% (113)
ringing in the ears
17% (114)
blurred or double vision
14% (114)
back pain
13% (113)
heartburn
13% (115)
diarrhea
12% (113)
stuffed or runny nose
9% (115)
uncontrollable movements of the eyes
9% (115)
sore throat
7% (113)
uncontrollable facial muscle twitches
6% (35)
Venlafaxine (Effexor)% of members (num votes)
changes in sexual desire or ability
54% (806)
weakness or tiredness
42% (820)
dizziness
39% (814)
dry mouth
39% (808)
drowsiness
36% (814)
headache
34% (818)
nightmares
33% (812)
sweating
32% (800)
hot flashes or flushing
28% (794)
nausea
27% (802)
yawning
25% (784)
constipation
24% (804)
twitching
22% (802)
ringing in the ears
21% (784)
loss of appetite
20% (796)
gas
21% (784)
muscle tightness
18% (790)
change in ability to taste food
16% (792)
frequent urination
16% (788)
pain, burning, numbness, or tingling in part of the body
15% (786)
heartburn
14% (782)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
14% (792)
stomach pain
13% (790)
anxiety
52% (196)
diarrhea
13% (784)
nervousness
49% (188)
weight loss
12% (786)
brain \"zaps\"
53% (170)
enlarged pupils (black circles in the middle of the eyes)
11% (774)
weight gain
43% (186)
burping
10% (786)
difficulty urinating
9% (784)
sore throat, chills, or other signs of infection
9% (776)
vomiting
6% (780)
sore skin
12% (150)
cold nose
6% (154)
Agitation
50% (16)
shooting pains up one leg
7% (58)
shooting pain up one leg
7% (60)

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