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Depression (13,439 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP)% of members (num votes)
More balanced mood
33% (296)
Improved sleep
33% (294)
Reduced anxiety
28% (296)
Drowsiness
26% (301)
Nausea
12% (294)
Reduced sex drive
9% (291)
Nightmares
9% (291)
Stomach cramps
7% (290)
Flatulence
6% (290)
Hypertension
6% (292)
Memory problems
10% (155)
Hair loss
6% (171)
nausea
5% (161)
Vomiting
2% (289)
Difficulty urinating
3% (127)
Acupuncture% of members (num votes)
Pain relief
41% (1226)
Bruising
19% (1209)
Nausea relief
14% (1197)
Bleeding
11% (1200)
Bacterial infection
4% (1215)
Nerve injury
4% (1208)
night sweats
6% (561)
heartburn
4% (794)
yawning
11% (305)
beware of counterfeit drugs and do not mix medications....
12% (237)
Upset stomach
8% (383)
Jaw clenching
8% (320)
vertigo
8% (293)
dehydration
5% (387)
rebound anxiety
7% (240)
hunger
5% (292)
Time release meds can be dangerous because side effects persist
7% (234)
drop in blood pressure
6% (270)
wired
5% (293)
yeast infections
8% (174)
hair loss
6% (229)
urinary hesitancy
6% (239)
weight gain
18% (74)
rough on stomach
4% (293)
Derealization
2% (603)
tachycardia
3% (371)
headached
11% (71)
Pneumothorax
1% (1199)
very tired could not sleep, eyes seemed very big
3% (174)
hypotension
2% (268)
Hepatitis B
0% (1198)
tic exacerbation
2% (318)
new symptoms during withdrawal of substance
4% (78)
off label used for stage fright
1% (231)
Halusinations
1% (140)
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% (229)
Adderall% of members (num votes)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
66% (202)
loss of appetite
66% (189)
dry mouth
58% (188)
jitters
55% (188)
weight loss
47% (184)
sweating
34% (183)
headache
30% (186)
sleepiness
20% (187)
dizziness
19% (182)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
18% (184)
nausea
15% (178)
diarrhea
14% (178)
stomach pain
13% (180)
fever
4% (178)
Clenching of teeth
86% (7)
Bladder control
50% (6)
vomiting
1% (178)
Alprazolam (Xanax)% of members (num votes)
Reduced anxiety
87% (532)
Reduced panic
82% (522)
Drowsiness
62% (494)
Decreased inhibitions
42% (489)
Forgetfulness
37% (481)
Light-headedness
28% (490)
Dizziness
25% (477)
Dry mouth
24% (472)
Decreased sex drive
24% (472)
Depression
23% (490)
Irritability
15% (478)
Blurred vision
14% (475)
Constipation
13% (472)
Muscle weakness
12% (476)
Insomnia
11% (480)
Hyperactivity
8% (481)
Nausea
8% (472)
depression
20% (157)
Tremor
6% (473)
racing thoughts
8% (179)
suicidal thoughts
9% (152)
high blood pressure
5% (172)
Seizure
2% (478)
Vomiting
2% (469)
Jaundice
2% (475)
Hot Flashes when dosage increased
4% (170)
Convulsion
1% (279)
Watery mouth
1% (462)
Rash
4% (56)
seziure
3% (30)
Amitriptyline% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
61% (520)
weakness or tiredness
53% (513)
dry mouth
52% (511)
changes in appetite or weight
37% (506)
changes in sex drive or ability
30% (496)
constipation
30% (505)
confusion
25% (497)
headaches
25% (496)
unsteadiness
25% (491)
nightmares
24% (495)
nausea
20% (498)
blurred vision
20% (494)
excessive sweating
18% (491)
pain, burning, or tingling in the hands or feet
14% (492)
difficulty urinating
10% (493)
vomiting
7% (494)
felt like a zombie
43% (44)
Angry
14% (90)
Suicidal Thoughts
15% (75)
Halucinations
8% (92)
Aripiprazole (Abilify)% of members (num votes)
Restlessness
46% (113)
Weight gain
44% (114)
Anxiety
45% (109)
Drowsiness
42% (112)
More balanced mood
33% (110)
Insomnia
31% (109)
Dizziness
30% (109)
Reduced mania
26% (108)
Nausea
22% (109)
Blurred vision
19% (108)
Headache
19% (108)
Constipation
19% (107)
Vomiting
7% (107)
Shortness of Breath
22% (9)
Fevers
11% (9)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)% of members (num votes)
dry mouth
49% (787)
headache
32% (785)
forgetfulness
37% (674)
Fatigue
36% (694)
drowsiness
29% (790)
excitement
29% (787)
dizziness
29% (780)
Dizzyness upon standing
30% (664)
excessive sweating
25% (775)
constipation
23% (769)
nausea
22% (778)
anxiety
42% (391)
anxious
39% (395)
weight loss
19% (773)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
17% (777)
worsened depression horribly
17% (622)
Memory loss
26% (373)
loss of interest in sex
41% (227)
cold painful numb fingers
12% (651)
ringing ears
23% (302)
palipitations
20% (322)
SSRI - sleepy
17% (316)
More tired
29% (186)
vomiting
5% (768)
anger/temper outbursts
26% (146)
Dialated eyes
4% (589)
Restless legs
21% (101)
serotonin storm
4% (447)
diarrhea
9% (143)
less emotions
33% (33)
Heart rate slowed
5% (237)
heart rate felt slower
3% (239)
psychosis
5% (145)
seizure
1% (512)
allergic reaction
2% (119)
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% (271)
increased effects of pain meds
0% (44)
Passing Out
0% (35)
Caffeine% of members (num votes)
difficulty sleeping
56% (1858)
fast heart rate
53% (1883)
excessive urination
50% (1855)
restlessness
49% (1867)
anxiety
42% (1859)
irritability
38% (1853)
tremors
22% (1821)
dizziness
21% (1829)
nausea
20% (1828)
depression
18% (1811)
focused
54% (569)
happier
48% (529)
relaxed
24% (552)
Acid reflux
30% (340)
Gas and bloating
26% (320)
less concerned about cronic lateness
14% (514)
higher awareness of dust and desire to clean
13% (514)
Sweats
17% (88)
Weight gain
21% (42)
Decreased kinesia
3% (302)
hypoglycemia
10% (81)
Citalopram (Celexa)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
54% (287)
excessive tiredness
38% (281)
drowsiness
38% (276)
dry mouth
36% (276)
nausea
30% (276)
nervousness
28% (273)
loss of appetite
19% (269)
excessive sweating
18% (271)
excitement
15% (271)
diarrhea
15% (270)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
14% (271)
stomach pain
13% (268)
muscle or joint pain
13% (270)
vomiting
7% (269)
Excessive yawning
36% (33)
Headache
17% (41)
Clonazepam (Klonopin, Rivotril)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
75% (441)
difficulty thinking or remembering
51% (430)
unsteadiness
35% (417)
dizziness
34% (423)
problems with coordination
33% (417)
changes in sex drive or ability
29% (410)
blurred vision
17% (413)
frequent urination
17% (415)
muscle or joint pain
13% (413)
increased saliva
6% (413)
nightmare
8% (62)
nightmares
7% (58)
rash
5% (62)
Duloxetine (Cymbalta)% of members (num votes)
tiredness
51% (399)
changes in sexual desire or ability
49% (398)
dry mouth
46% (395)
sweating or night sweats
44% (399)
drowsiness
41% (388)
nausea
39% (404)
dizziness
37% (391)
headache
35% (391)
weakness
33% (392)
constipation
28% (395)
muscle pain or cramps
24% (385)
decreased appetite
22% (394)
stomach pain
20% (391)
increased urination
17% (390)
heartburn
18% (387)
diarrhea
15% (389)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
15% (382)
vomiting
15% (392)
difficulty urinating
14% (383)
Excessive sleeping
28% (115)
itching
23% (84)
Turned into emotional zombie/ dissasociated
26% (69)
facial myofacial pain
15% (103)
anxiety
73% (11)
Bruising
43% (14)
inability to physically cry (while feeling sadness)
25% (16)
severe allergic reaction, rash itching
8% (12)
Steven Johnson Syndrome
0% (60)
Steven-Johnson Syndrome
0% (62)
Escitalopram (Lexapro)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
55% (343)
drowsiness
35% (338)
excessive tiredness
34% (336)
dry mouth
28% (335)
increased appetite
23% (335)
increased sweating
23% (333)
dizziness
22% (336)
nausea
21% (333)
increased anxiety
25% (237)
constipation
14% (334)
Disassociation
24% (176)
diarrhea
13% (331)
stomach pain
9% (329)
flu-like symptoms
8% (329)
heartburn
8% (331)
runny nose
6% (327)
sneezing
3% (324)
Fish oil% of members (num votes)
belching
33% (1076)
indigestion
17% (1056)
loose stools
15% (1046)
reduced pain
12% (1028)
acid reflux
11% (974)
lower blood pressure
9% (1043)
nausea
8% (432)
headache
7% (789)
Stomach Pain
6% (724)
nosebleeds
3% (1028)
rash
2% (1031)
Improved Sleep
13% (158)
Dry mouth
10% (188)
ibuprofen: stomach pain
8% (191)
stomach pain
7% (188)
Headaches
6% (187)
birth control pills: irritability
6% (191)
Sensitive Teeth
11% (94)
altered thyroid function
5% (149)
Sleepines
6% (116)
Suicidality
3% (147)
Slower clotting blood with minor cuts etc
27% (11)
codones-hallucinations
1% (398)
Fainting
1% (90)
Fluoxetine (Prozac)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
52% (499)
nervousness
42% (509)
dry mouth
40% (493)
drowsiness
33% (489)
nausea
26% (493)
excessive sweating
24% (488)
weakness
22% (480)
loss of appetite
21% (488)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
17% (487)
severe sleep disturbances
28% (285)
weight loss
16% (488)
sore throat
10% (486)
dizziness
23% (134)
suicidal thoughts
26% (69)
headaches
32% (38)
fatigue
33% (9)
Imipramine (Tofranil)% of members (num votes)
dry mouth
67% (55)
drowsiness
45% (56)
weakness or tiredness
45% (55)
constipation
36% (55)
excessive sweating
34% (53)
changes in appetite or weight
30% (53)
excitement or anxiety
30% (54)
changes in sex drive or ability
25% (51)
nausea
22% (54)
skin more sensitive to sunlight than usual
21% (53)
blurred vision
21% (52)
nightmares
17% (54)
difficulty urinating
15% (54)
frequent urination
11% (54)
Lamotrigine (Lamictal)% of members (num votes)
difficulty thinking or concentrating
48% (158)
drowsiness
38% (155)
loss of balance or coordination
29% (150)
difficulty speaking
25% (151)
blurred vision
24% (156)
dizziness
25% (152)
constipation
18% (147)
stomach, back, or joint pain
17% (146)
loss of appetite
15% (148)
double vision
11% (151)
weight loss
10% (147)
uncontrollable movements of the eyes
9% (149)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
9% (142)
missed or painful menstrual periods
8% (149)
diarrhea
8% (146)
swelling, itching, or irritation of the vagina
7% (146)
Mania
14% (22)
Addiction
0% (22)
Levothyroxine% of members (num votes)
irritability
32% (185)
insomnia
30% (186)
nervousness
28% (189)
sensitivity to heat
28% (186)
excessive sweating
26% (188)
headache
24% (190)
temporary hair loss
24% (189)
increased appetite
20% (187)
diarrhea
16% (188)
weight loss
15% (192)
stomach cramps
13% (187)
changes in menstrual cycle
12% (185)
tremor
12% (191)
nausea
11% (186)
fever
5% (183)
heart palpitations
60% (15)
vomiting
4% (186)
Hives
15% (27)
Rash
25% (8)
Insomnia
29% (7)
Lithium% of members (num votes)
weight gain or loss
53% (104)
dry mouth
50% (102)
fine hand movements that are difficult to control
44% (102)
restlessness
43% (101)
depression
44% (98)
thirsty
51% (74)
loss of appetite
32% (103)
constipation
31% (100)
indigestion
24% (99)
mood swing
40% (57)
stomach pain or bloating
23% (99)
thin, brittle fingernails or hair
22% (100)
hair loss
22% (101)
change in the ability to taste food
22% (97)
unusual discomfort in cold temperatures
20% (98)
gas
21% (96)
joint or muscle pain
20% (96)
slurred speach
30% (56)
acne
16% (99)
excessive saliva in the mouth
11% (95)
chest pains
12% (52)
tongue pain
4% (97)
swollen lips
3% (97)
Affect kidney function
9% (34)
Acne
0% (7)
Low dose naltrexone (LDN)% of members (num votes)
increased sense of well-being
54% (246)
vivid dreams
48% (248)
increased self-confidence
41% (241)
difficulty sleeping
35% (244)
increased sex drive
18% (240)
drowsiness
21% (145)
Sore Joints
18% (87)
Muscle ache
18% (88)
body aches
17% (94)
doesn\'t work
30% (20)
Hypothyroidism
7% (84)
decreased orgasim
14% (36)
ulcer
5% (96)
Increased muscle strength
11% (38)
Folate deficiency
10% (10)
Magnesium% of members (num votes)
diarrhea
28% (1904)
stomach discomfort
21% (1867)
nervousness
8% (634)
insomnia
9% (378)
weight gain
9% (379)
Headache
11% (241)
disassociation
4% (627)
feeling slowed down
13% (171)
Brain
3% (505)
brain zaps
4% (290)
Not feeling anything (almost emotionless)
10% (84)
Hypomania
2% (337)
anxiety in the beginning of the treatment
4% (119)
Murderous Rage
2% (239)
when i went off it i had a seizure wish i ha some now
0% (217)
Meditation% of members (num votes)
reduced stress
78% (4370)
improved mood
72% (4290)
improved sleep
52% (4214)
reduced pain
36% (4182)
waking up too early
15% (3292)
nasal congestion
12% (3238)
anxiety
24% (1096)
Passing out
6% (3698)
depression
20% (762)
Drowsiness
28% (528)
palpitations
11% (1288)
panic attacks
14% (1016)
Insomnia
18% (696)
more relaxed
61% (194)
withdrawel
8% (1282)
easy bruising
9% (1198)
Migraines
9% (1162)
Easily Angered
16% (616)
muscle relaxation
52% (192)
water retention
9% (934)
Eye twitches
11% (726)
deeper sleep
40% (194)
Aggression increase
12% (616)
Eye Twitches
10% (722)
hypotention - lowered overall blood pressure
8% (826)
Crying
25% (270)
Hair Loss
9% (642)
i have hardly done it
16% (368)
Mouth ulcers
6% (962)
more alert next day
30% (194)
nervousness
23% (256)
stuttering
5% (1174)
worsened acne
5% (1130)
unpleasant body odor
6% (832)
insomnia
16% (222)
Swelling
7% (636)
\"Brain Zaps\"
7% (676)
Head zaps
6% (738)
Rash
7% (638)
tingling in hands feet and tongue
12% (324)
head zaps
5% (740)
skin rash
7% (578)
Muscle pain/stiffness on waking
22% (174)
orthostatic hypotension
4% (826)
hives
3% (1270)
heart palpitations
14% (234)
increased sexual desire
11% (244)
amnesia
5% (398)
withdrawal
9% (220)
Sense of overall dullness
17% (104)
Night excursions with no memory of it in the AM
3% (554)
Dependence/addiction
7% (202)
Ideopathic Intracranial Hypertension
2% (654)
Seizures
1% (550)
Withdrawal
4% (166)
Irritability when between injections
3% (146)
worried about addiction
6% (70)
Paroxetine withdrawal
2% (168)
stomach cramps
13% (16)
diarrhea
0% (16)
Modafinil (Provigil)% of members (num votes)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
42% (206)
headache
38% (210)
dry mouth
32% (200)
dizziness
27% (205)
excessive thirst
26% (197)
loss of appetite
24% (197)
sweating
23% (194)
drowsiness
21% (203)
jittery
31% (125)
confusion
18% (191)
unusual tastes
14% (196)
nausea
13% (201)
back pain
13% (193)
flushing
13% (193)
constipation
12% (200)
tight muscles or difficulty moving
11% (190)
heartburn
10% (196)
gas
9% (195)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of your body
9% (190)
burning, tingling, or numbness of the skin
8% (191)
more energy
38% (42)
difficulty seeing or eye pain
8% (193)
diarrhea
8% (200)
nosebleed
5% (194)
Zoloft - shaking, lack of sexual intrest and could not feel my clitoris at all
11% (55)
It was appalling to get off this drug.
9% (47)
suicidal ideations
8% (37)
renal failure
0% (59)
fell asleep, kicked out of group - snored
0% (55)
Paroxetine (Paxil)% of members (num votes)
decreased sex drive
51% (306)
sleepiness or feeling "drugged"
43% (301)
difficulty concentrating
43% (297)
nervousness
39% (290)
weight gain
38% (291)
dizziness
36% (293)
forgetfulness
36% (289)
dry mouth
35% (289)
headache
34% (298)
unusual dreams
34% (291)
weakness
30% (290)
confusion
28% (287)
sweating
26% (288)
nausea
25% (288)
yawning
19% (285)
sensitivity to light
18% (285)
decreased appetite
18% (285)
constipation
17% (286)
pain in the back, muscles, joints, or anywhere in the body
17% (283)
muscle weakness or tightness
16% (284)
gas
15% (284)
stomach pain
13% (286)
diarrhea
12% (283)
changes in ability to taste food
11% (289)
heartburn
11% (282)
flushing (redness in face and other ares of skin)
11% (281)
weight loss
11% (284)
lump or tightness in throat
11% (285)
sore teeth and gums
10% (282)
runny nose
9% (281)
painful or irregular menstruation
8% (273)
vomiting
7% (283)
cough
5% (282)
increased sex drive
4% (281)
Sertraline (Zoloft)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
55% (467)
weight changes
41% (461)
dry mouth
38% (462)
excessive tiredness
38% (466)
drowsiness
37% (454)
nervousness
31% (452)
headache
26% (452)
dizziness
26% (449)
nausea
26% (458)
gas or bloating
22% (450)
excessive sweating
21% (448)
loss of appetite
19% (452)
diarrhea
18% (457)
constipation
15% (454)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
13% (447)
pain, burning, or tingling in the hands or feet
12% (449)
sore throat
6% (442)
vomiting
6% (449)
Inability to sleep
29% (34)
SSRIs% of members (num votes)
Sexual problems
61% (822)
Sleeplessness or drowsiness
57% (804)
Agitation (feeling jittery)
52% (797)
Headache
38% (786)
Nausea
34% (792)
Dissociation
33% (578)
Insomnia
47% (150)
dizziness
33% (208)
Dry mouth
49% (133)
\'brain storms\'
26% (214)
brain zaps
32% (149)
Tingling sensation
21% (129)
burning throat
21% (14)
burning scalp
20% (15)
burning tongue
13% (16)
burning lips
14% (14)
burningface
13% (15)
Testosterone% of members (num votes)
mood changes
44% (80)
depression
26% (78)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
25% (77)
nervousness
24% (79)
acne
22% (79)
decreased sexual desire
21% (78)
hot flushes
18% (79)
dry skin
18% (78)
headache
17% (78)
urinary urgency
24% (54)
weakness
15% (78)
hair loss
14% (78)
breast enlargement and/or pain
13% (78)
teary eyes
8% (78)
Yeast infection
8% (48)
changes in ability to smell or taste
5% (77)
elevated hematocrit
8% (26)
polycythemia
4% (26)
Thyroid (Armour)% of members (num votes)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
41% (41)
irritability or rapid changes in mood
29% (42)
anxiety
26% (42)
temporary hair loss
28% (40)
muscle weakness
26% (39)
weight loss
22% (41)
headache
20% (41)
flushing
15% (41)
changes in menstrual cycle
13% (40)
diarrhea
12% (41)
increased appetite
13% (40)
shaking of a part of your body that you cannot control
10% (40)
stomach cramps
10% (40)
nausea
10% (40)
hyperactivity
8% (40)
vomiting
3% (40)
Rash
100% (1)
fever
0% (40)
Trazodone% of members (num votes)
weakness or tiredness
63% (136)
headache or heaviness in head
53% (142)
decreased ability to concentrate or remember things
50% (132)
dry mouth
40% (134)
confusion
28% (130)
nausea
25% (134)
bad taste in mouth
26% (133)
changes in appetite or weight
25% (131)
nightmares
25% (131)
nervousness
23% (132)
blurred vision
22% (130)
sweating
21% (131)
constipation
17% (133)
tired, red, or itchy eyes
18% (130)
muscle pain
15% (130)
ringing in ears
15% (131)
stomach pain
10% (134)
diarrhea
9% (129)
vomiting
6% (133)
Hip problem
14% (56)
haemphilia
1% (100)
Valproic Acid (Depakote)% of members (num votes)
weight changes
62% (130)
drowsiness
57% (130)
changes in appetite
44% (126)
mood swings
41% (123)
dizziness
39% (126)
abnormal thinking
35% (124)
headache
35% (121)
memory loss
33% (126)
agitation
32% (123)
hair loss
25% (126)
loss of coordination
25% (122)
constipation
23% (119)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
21% (122)
ringing in the ears
16% (120)
blurred or double vision
14% (120)
back pain
13% (119)
heartburn
12% (121)
diarrhea
11% (119)
stuffed or runny nose
8% (121)
uncontrollable movements of the eyes
8% (121)
sore throat
7% (119)
uncontrollable facial muscle twitches
5% (41)
Venlafaxine (Effexor)% of members (num votes)
changes in sexual desire or ability
53% (858)
weakness or tiredness
42% (870)
dizziness
40% (862)
dry mouth
39% (852)
drowsiness
36% (864)
headache
34% (868)
nightmares
33% (858)
sweating
31% (850)
hot flashes or flushing
27% (846)
nausea
26% (850)
yawning
25% (830)
constipation
24% (854)
twitching
21% (850)
ringing in the ears
21% (834)
loss of appetite
20% (844)
gas
20% (832)
muscle tightness
18% (840)
change in ability to taste food
16% (840)
frequent urination
16% (836)
pain, burning, numbness, or tingling in part of the body
15% (834)
anxiety
50% (246)
heartburn
13% (830)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
13% (842)
stomach pain
13% (838)
nervousness
44% (238)
brain \"zaps\"
48% (218)
diarrhea
12% (832)
weight loss
12% (834)
weight gain
40% (234)
enlarged pupils (black circles in the middle of the eyes)
11% (822)
burping
9% (834)
difficulty urinating
9% (834)
sore throat, chills, or other signs of infection
9% (824)
vomiting
6% (828)
Agitation
39% (66)
sore skin
11% (198)
cold nose
7% (202)
shooting pains up one leg
6% (106)
shooting pain up one leg
6% (106)
Rash
100% (2)

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