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Depression (13,248 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP)% of members (num votes)
More balanced mood
33% (293)
Improved sleep
32% (291)
Reduced anxiety
28% (293)
Drowsiness
27% (298)
Nausea
12% (291)
Reduced sex drive
9% (288)
Nightmares
9% (288)
Stomach cramps
7% (287)
Flatulence
6% (287)
Hypertension
6% (289)
Memory problems
10% (152)
Hair loss
6% (168)
nausea
5% (157)
Vomiting
2% (286)
Difficulty urinating
3% (124)
Acupuncture% of members (num votes)
Pain relief
41% (1212)
Bruising
19% (1194)
Nausea relief
14% (1184)
Bleeding
11% (1186)
Bacterial infection
4% (1200)
Nerve injury
4% (1194)
night sweats
6% (547)
heartburn
4% (779)
yawning
11% (292)
beware of counterfeit drugs and do not mix medications....
13% (224)
Upset stomach
7% (369)
Jaw clenching
7% (306)
vertigo
8% (279)
dehydration
5% (373)
hunger
6% (279)
Time release meds can be dangerous because side effects persist
7% (221)
rebound anxiety
7% (227)
drop in blood pressure
6% (257)
wired
5% (280)
yeast infections
8% (161)
rough on stomach
4% (280)
hair loss
6% (215)
Derealization
2% (589)
urinary hesitancy
5% (225)
tachycardia
3% (358)
weight gain
17% (60)
headached
12% (59)
Pneumothorax
1% (1185)
very tired could not sleep, eyes seemed very big
4% (161)
hypotension
2% (255)
Hepatitis B
0% (1184)
tic exacerbation
2% (305)
new symptoms during withdrawal of substance
3% (66)
Halusinations
1% (127)
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% (217)
off label used for stage fright
0% (218)
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% (528)
Reduced panic
81% (518)
Drowsiness
62% (489)
Decreased inhibitions
42% (485)
Forgetfulness
37% (478)
Light-headedness
28% (487)
Dizziness
25% (473)
Dry mouth
24% (468)
Decreased sex drive
24% (469)
Depression
23% (486)
Irritability
15% (475)
Blurred vision
14% (472)
Constipation
13% (468)
Muscle weakness
12% (473)
Insomnia
11% (477)
Hyperactivity
8% (477)
Nausea
8% (469)
depression
20% (154)
Tremor
6% (470)
racing thoughts
9% (176)
suicidal thoughts
9% (149)
high blood pressure
5% (169)
Seizure
2% (475)
Vomiting
2% (466)
Jaundice
2% (472)
Hot Flashes when dosage increased
4% (167)
Convulsion
1% (276)
Watery mouth
1% (459)
Rash
4% (53)
seziure
4% (27)
Amitriptyline% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
61% (507)
weakness or tiredness
53% (501)
dry mouth
52% (500)
changes in appetite or weight
36% (494)
constipation
30% (494)
changes in sex drive or ability
30% (484)
confusion
25% (486)
headaches
25% (485)
unsteadiness
25% (480)
nightmares
24% (484)
blurred vision
20% (483)
nausea
20% (488)
excessive sweating
18% (480)
pain, burning, or tingling in the hands or feet
14% (481)
difficulty urinating
10% (482)
vomiting
7% (483)
felt like a zombie
42% (33)
Suicidal Thoughts
16% (64)
Angry
13% (79)
Halucinations
9% (82)
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% (779)
headache
33% (777)
forgetfulness
38% (666)
Fatigue
36% (686)
drowsiness
29% (782)
excitement
30% (779)
dizziness
29% (772)
excessive sweating
25% (767)
Dizzyness upon standing
29% (657)
constipation
23% (761)
nausea
22% (770)
anxiety
42% (383)
anxious
39% (387)
weight loss
19% (765)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
17% (769)
worsened depression horribly
16% (614)
Memory loss
26% (366)
loss of interest in sex
41% (220)
cold painful numb fingers
12% (643)
ringing ears
23% (294)
palipitations
20% (315)
SSRI - sleepy
17% (309)
More tired
28% (179)
vomiting
6% (760)
anger/temper outbursts
26% (139)
Dialated eyes
4% (581)
Restless legs
20% (94)
serotonin storm
4% (439)
diarrhea
10% (136)
Heart rate slowed
5% (230)
less emotions
33% (27)
heart rate felt slower
3% (232)
psychosis
5% (138)
seizure
1% (504)
allergic reaction
2% (112)
Passing Out
0% (28)
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% (265)
increased effects of pain meds
0% (37)
Caffeine% of members (num votes)
difficulty sleeping
56% (1825)
fast heart rate
53% (1850)
restlessness
49% (1835)
excessive urination
50% (1822)
anxiety
42% (1827)
irritability
38% (1821)
tremors
22% (1789)
dizziness
21% (1798)
nausea
20% (1796)
depression
18% (1779)
focused
54% (537)
happier
48% (498)
relaxed
23% (520)
Acid reflux
31% (308)
Gas and bloating
26% (289)
less concerned about cronic lateness
14% (482)
higher awareness of dust and desire to clean
13% (484)
Sweats
20% (56)
Decreased kinesia
3% (272)
hypoglycemia
12% (50)
Weight gain
30% (10)
Citalopram (Celexa)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
54% (281)
excessive tiredness
38% (275)
drowsiness
38% (270)
dry mouth
36% (270)
nausea
30% (270)
nervousness
28% (267)
loss of appetite
19% (263)
excessive sweating
18% (265)
excitement
15% (265)
diarrhea
15% (264)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
14% (265)
stomach pain
13% (262)
muscle or joint pain
13% (264)
vomiting
7% (263)
Excessive yawning
33% (27)
Headache
17% (35)
Clonazepam (Klonopin, Rivotril)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
75% (432)
difficulty thinking or remembering
50% (421)
unsteadiness
36% (408)
dizziness
34% (414)
problems with coordination
33% (408)
changes in sex drive or ability
28% (401)
frequent urination
17% (406)
blurred vision
17% (403)
muscle or joint pain
13% (404)
increased saliva
6% (404)
nightmares
6% (50)
rash
4% (53)
nightmare
4% (52)
Duloxetine (Cymbalta)% of members (num votes)
tiredness
50% (392)
changes in sexual desire or ability
49% (391)
dry mouth
45% (388)
sweating or night sweats
43% (392)
drowsiness
41% (381)
nausea
39% (397)
dizziness
37% (384)
headache
34% (384)
weakness
33% (385)
constipation
27% (388)
muscle pain or cramps
23% (379)
decreased appetite
22% (387)
stomach pain
20% (384)
heartburn
18% (380)
increased urination
17% (383)
diarrhea
15% (382)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
15% (374)
vomiting
15% (385)
difficulty urinating
14% (376)
Excessive sleeping
26% (108)
Turned into emotional zombie/ dissasociated
27% (62)
itching
20% (76)
facial myofacial pain
15% (96)
anxiety
100% (4)
Bruising
43% (7)
inability to physically cry (while feeling sadness)
33% (9)
severe allergic reaction, rash itching
20% (5)
Steven Johnson Syndrome
0% (53)
Steven-Johnson Syndrome
0% (55)
Escitalopram (Lexapro)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
55% (341)
drowsiness
35% (336)
excessive tiredness
34% (334)
dry mouth
28% (333)
increased sweating
23% (332)
increased appetite
23% (333)
dizziness
22% (334)
nausea
21% (331)
increased anxiety
25% (235)
constipation
14% (332)
diarrhea
13% (329)
Disassociation
25% (174)
stomach pain
9% (327)
flu-like symptoms
8% (327)
heartburn
8% (329)
runny nose
6% (325)
sneezing
3% (322)
Fish oil% of members (num votes)
belching
33% (1071)
indigestion
17% (1051)
loose stools
15% (1041)
reduced pain
12% (1023)
acid reflux
12% (969)
lower blood pressure
9% (1038)
nausea
8% (427)
headache
7% (784)
Stomach Pain
6% (719)
nosebleeds
3% (1023)
rash
2% (1026)
Improved Sleep
14% (153)
Dry mouth
10% (183)
ibuprofen: stomach pain
9% (186)
stomach pain
7% (182)
Headaches
7% (182)
birth control pills: irritability
6% (186)
Sensitive Teeth
11% (89)
altered thyroid function
5% (144)
Sleepines
5% (110)
Suicidality
3% (142)
Slower clotting blood with minor cuts etc
50% (6)
codones-hallucinations
1% (393)
Fainting
1% (85)
Fluoxetine (Prozac)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
51% (493)
nervousness
42% (502)
dry mouth
40% (487)
drowsiness
33% (483)
nausea
26% (487)
excessive sweating
24% (482)
weakness
22% (474)
loss of appetite
21% (482)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
17% (481)
severe sleep disturbances
29% (278)
weight loss
16% (482)
sore throat
11% (480)
dizziness
23% (128)
suicidal thoughts
26% (62)
headaches
34% (32)
fatigue
25% (4)
Imipramine (Tofranil)% of members (num votes)
dry mouth
66% (53)
weakness or tiredness
45% (53)
drowsiness
43% (54)
constipation
38% (53)
excessive sweating
35% (51)
excitement or anxiety
31% (52)
changes in appetite or weight
29% (51)
changes in sex drive or ability
24% (49)
nausea
23% (52)
skin more sensitive to sunlight than usual
22% (51)
blurred vision
22% (50)
nightmares
15% (52)
difficulty urinating
15% (52)
frequent urination
12% (52)
Lamotrigine (Lamictal)% of members (num votes)
difficulty thinking or concentrating
48% (155)
drowsiness
38% (152)
loss of balance or coordination
29% (148)
blurred vision
25% (154)
difficulty speaking
25% (149)
dizziness
24% (149)
constipation
19% (145)
stomach, back, or joint pain
17% (144)
loss of appetite
14% (145)
double vision
11% (149)
weight loss
10% (145)
uncontrollable movements of the eyes
10% (147)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
9% (140)
missed or painful menstrual periods
8% (147)
diarrhea
8% (144)
swelling, itching, or irritation of the vagina
7% (144)
Mania
11% (19)
Addiction
0% (20)
Levothyroxine% of members (num votes)
irritability
33% (183)
insomnia
30% (184)
nervousness
28% (187)
sensitivity to heat
28% (184)
excessive sweating
25% (186)
headache
24% (188)
temporary hair loss
24% (187)
increased appetite
20% (185)
diarrhea
16% (186)
weight loss
15% (190)
stomach cramps
13% (185)
changes in menstrual cycle
12% (183)
tremor
12% (189)
nausea
11% (184)
fever
5% (181)
heart palpitations
62% (13)
vomiting
4% (184)
Hives
16% (25)
Rash
33% (6)
Insomnia
40% (5)
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)
Affect kidney function
9% (34)
swollen lips
3% (97)
Acne
0% (7)
Low dose naltrexone (LDN)% of members (num votes)
increased sense of well-being
54% (241)
vivid dreams
47% (243)
increased self-confidence
42% (236)
difficulty sleeping
34% (239)
increased sex drive
17% (235)
drowsiness
21% (140)
Muscle ache
19% (81)
body aches
17% (87)
Sore Joints
19% (80)
Hypothyroidism
8% (78)
ulcer
6% (90)
doesn\'t work
31% (13)
Increased muscle strength
13% (32)
decreased orgasim
10% (30)
Folate deficiency
25% (4)
Magnesium% of members (num votes)
diarrhea
28% (1862)
stomach discomfort
21% (1822)
nervousness
8% (592)
insomnia
9% (336)
weight gain
8% (338)
disassociation
4% (585)
Headache
11% (199)
feeling slowed down
14% (128)
Brain
3% (464)
brain zaps
4% (248)
Not feeling anything (almost emotionless)
12% (43)
Hypomania
1% (295)
Murderous Rage
2% (197)
anxiety in the beginning of the treatment
4% (77)
when i went off it i had a seizure wish i ha some now
0% (176)
Meditation% of members (num votes)
reduced stress
78% (4304)
improved mood
71% (4228)
improved sleep
52% (4152)
reduced pain
36% (4118)
waking up too early
15% (3230)
nasal congestion
12% (3176)
anxiety
25% (1034)
Passing out
6% (3638)
palpitations
12% (1228)
depression
21% (702)
panic attacks
14% (954)
Drowsiness
29% (468)
Insomnia
18% (636)
withdrawel
9% (1220)
easy bruising
9% (1136)
Migraines
9% (1100)
Easily Angered
16% (556)
water retention
9% (876)
more relaxed
54% (134)
Eye twitches
11% (666)
Aggression increase
12% (556)
Eye Twitches
10% (666)
hypotention - lowered overall blood pressure
8% (768)
Mouth ulcers
6% (902)
muscle relaxation
44% (132)
stuttering
5% (1112)
Crying
25% (212)
Hair Loss
9% (582)
i have hardly done it
17% (310)
worsened acne
5% (1068)
nervousness
24% (196)
deeper sleep
34% (134)
unpleasant body odor
6% (772)
\"Brain Zaps\"
7% (618)
Head zaps
6% (680)
Swelling
7% (576)
head zaps
6% (684)
Rash
7% (580)
more alert next day
27% (134)
tingling in hands feet and tongue
13% (268)
skin rash
7% (520)
hives
3% (1210)
insomnia
16% (164)
orthostatic hypotension
4% (766)
heart palpitations
16% (176)
Muscle pain/stiffness on waking
23% (114)
amnesia
5% (340)
increased sexual desire
10% (186)
withdrawal
10% (160)
Night excursions with no memory of it in the AM
3% (494)
Sense of overall dullness
23% (44)
Ideopathic Intracranial Hypertension
2% (598)
Dependence/addiction
6% (142)
Seizures
2% (492)
Withdrawal
6% (108)
Irritability when between injections
5% (88)
worried about addiction
20% (10)
Paroxetine withdrawal
2% (110)
Modafinil (Provigil)% of members (num votes)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
43% (204)
headache
38% (208)
dry mouth
32% (198)
dizziness
27% (203)
excessive thirst
27% (195)
loss of appetite
24% (194)
sweating
23% (192)
drowsiness
21% (201)
jittery
31% (122)
confusion
19% (189)
unusual tastes
14% (194)
nausea
13% (199)
back pain
13% (191)
flushing
13% (191)
constipation
12% (198)
tight muscles or difficulty moving
10% (188)
heartburn
10% (194)
gas
9% (193)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of your body
9% (188)
difficulty seeing or eye pain
8% (191)
burning, tingling, or numbness of the skin
8% (189)
diarrhea
8% (198)
more energy
36% (39)
nosebleed
5% (192)
Zoloft - shaking, lack of sexual intrest and could not feel my clitoris at all
11% (53)
It was appalling to get off this drug.
7% (45)
suicidal ideations
9% (35)
renal failure
0% (57)
fell asleep, kicked out of group - snored
0% (53)
Paroxetine (Paxil)% of members (num votes)
decreased sex drive
51% (303)
sleepiness or feeling "drugged"
43% (298)
difficulty concentrating
43% (294)
nervousness
39% (288)
weight gain
38% (288)
dizziness
36% (290)
forgetfulness
36% (286)
dry mouth
35% (286)
headache
34% (295)
unusual dreams
34% (288)
weakness
31% (287)
confusion
28% (284)
sweating
27% (285)
nausea
26% (285)
yawning
18% (282)
decreased appetite
18% (282)
sensitivity to light
18% (282)
constipation
18% (283)
pain in the back, muscles, joints, or anywhere in the body
16% (280)
muscle weakness or tightness
16% (281)
gas
15% (281)
stomach pain
13% (283)
heartburn
11% (280)
diarrhea
11% (280)
changes in ability to taste food
11% (286)
flushing (redness in face and other ares of skin)
11% (279)
weight loss
11% (281)
lump or tightness in throat
11% (282)
sore teeth and gums
10% (279)
runny nose
9% (278)
painful or irregular menstruation
8% (271)
vomiting
7% (280)
cough
5% (279)
increased sex drive
4% (278)
Sertraline (Zoloft)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
55% (462)
weight changes
41% (456)
dry mouth
39% (457)
excessive tiredness
38% (461)
drowsiness
37% (449)
nervousness
32% (447)
headache
26% (447)
dizziness
27% (444)
nausea
26% (453)
gas or bloating
22% (445)
excessive sweating
21% (443)
loss of appetite
19% (447)
diarrhea
18% (452)
constipation
15% (449)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
13% (442)
pain, burning, or tingling in the hands or feet
12% (444)
sore throat
6% (437)
vomiting
6% (444)
Inability to sleep
31% (29)
SSRIs% of members (num votes)
Sexual problems
61% (814)
Sleeplessness or drowsiness
57% (797)
Agitation (feeling jittery)
52% (790)
Headache
38% (779)
Nausea
34% (785)
Dissociation
33% (571)
Insomnia
48% (143)
dizziness
32% (201)
Dry mouth
48% (126)
\'brain storms\'
26% (207)
brain zaps
32% (142)
Tingling sensation
20% (123)
burning scalp
25% (8)
burning tongue
11% (9)
burning lips
14% (7)
burning throat
13% (8)
burningface
13% (8)
Testosterone% of members (num votes)
mood changes
44% (79)
depression
26% (77)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
24% (76)
nervousness
23% (78)
decreased sexual desire
21% (77)
acne
21% (78)
hot flushes
18% (78)
dry skin
18% (77)
urinary urgency
25% (53)
weakness
16% (77)
headache
16% (77)
hair loss
14% (77)
breast enlargement and/or pain
12% (77)
teary eyes
8% (77)
Yeast infection
9% (47)
changes in ability to smell or taste
5% (76)
elevated hematocrit
8% (25)
polycythemia
4% (25)
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
62% (135)
headache or heaviness in head
52% (140)
decreased ability to concentrate or remember things
50% (131)
dry mouth
40% (133)
confusion
28% (129)
nausea
25% (133)
bad taste in mouth
25% (132)
changes in appetite or weight
25% (130)
nightmares
25% (130)
nervousness
23% (131)
blurred vision
21% (129)
sweating
20% (130)
constipation
17% (132)
tired, red, or itchy eyes
18% (129)
muscle pain
14% (129)
ringing in ears
14% (130)
stomach pain
9% (133)
diarrhea
9% (128)
Hip problem
15% (55)
vomiting
5% (132)
haemphilia
1% (99)
Valproic Acid (Depakote)% of members (num votes)
weight changes
61% (129)
drowsiness
57% (129)
changes in appetite
44% (125)
mood swings
42% (122)
dizziness
39% (125)
abnormal thinking
35% (123)
memory loss
34% (125)
headache
34% (120)
agitation
32% (122)
hair loss
26% (125)
loss of coordination
26% (121)
constipation
23% (118)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
21% (121)
ringing in the ears
16% (119)
blurred or double vision
14% (119)
back pain
13% (118)
heartburn
13% (120)
diarrhea
11% (118)
stuffed or runny nose
8% (120)
uncontrollable movements of the eyes
8% (120)
sore throat
7% (118)
uncontrollable facial muscle twitches
5% (40)
Venlafaxine (Effexor)% of members (num votes)
changes in sexual desire or ability
53% (842)
weakness or tiredness
42% (856)
dizziness
39% (846)
dry mouth
39% (838)
drowsiness
36% (848)
headache
34% (852)
nightmares
33% (844)
sweating
31% (834)
hot flashes or flushing
27% (830)
nausea
26% (834)
constipation
24% (838)
yawning
25% (814)
twitching
21% (834)
ringing in the ears
21% (818)
loss of appetite
20% (828)
gas
20% (816)
muscle tightness
17% (824)
frequent urination
16% (820)
change in ability to taste food
16% (824)
pain, burning, numbness, or tingling in part of the body
14% (818)
anxiety
50% (230)
heartburn
14% (814)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
13% (826)
stomach pain
13% (822)
brain \"zaps\"
50% (202)
diarrhea
12% (816)
nervousness
43% (222)
weight loss
11% (818)
weight gain
41% (218)
enlarged pupils (black circles in the middle of the eyes)
10% (806)
burping
9% (818)
difficulty urinating
9% (818)
sore throat, chills, or other signs of infection
9% (808)
vomiting
6% (812)
sore skin
10% (182)
Agitation
36% (50)
cold nose
6% (186)
shooting pain up one leg
4% (92)
shooting pains up one leg
4% (90)

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