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Depression (12,438 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP)% of members (num votes)
Improved sleep
33% (276)
More balanced mood
33% (276)
Reduced anxiety
29% (276)
Drowsiness
26% (281)
Nausea
11% (275)
Nightmares
9% (273)
Reduced sex drive
8% (273)
Stomach cramps
7% (272)
Hypertension
6% (274)
Flatulence
6% (272)
Memory problems
8% (136)
Hair loss
5% (153)
nausea
3% (143)
Vomiting
2% (271)
Difficulty urinating
3% (109)
Acupuncture% of members (num votes)
Pain relief
41% (1127)
Bruising
19% (1109)
Nausea relief
13% (1102)
Bleeding
11% (1102)
Bacterial infection
4% (1114)
Nerve injury
4% (1109)
heartburn
4% (694)
night sweats
6% (460)
yawning
12% (207)
Upset stomach
7% (283)
beware of counterfeit drugs and do not mix medications....
13% (140)
Jaw clenching
7% (223)
dehydration
5% (285)
vertigo
7% (194)
Derealization
2% (504)
hunger
6% (194)
wired
5% (195)
Time release meds can be dangerous because side effects persist
6% (140)
rough on stomach
5% (195)
drop in blood pressure
5% (173)
tachycardia
3% (272)
rebound anxiety
6% (143)
yeast infections
9% (79)
hair loss
4% (132)
urinary hesitancy
4% (141)
hypotension
3% (171)
Pneumothorax
0% (1100)
Hepatitis B
0% (1100)
tic exacerbation
1% (221)
very tired could not sleep, eyes seemed very big
3% (79)
off label used for stage fright
1% (138)
Halusinations
0% (45)
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% (139)
Adderall% of members (num votes)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
66% (182)
loss of appetite
66% (172)
dry mouth
57% (171)
jitters
54% (170)
weight loss
49% (169)
sweating
34% (166)
headache
30% (169)
dizziness
21% (166)
sleepiness
21% (170)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
17% (167)
nausea
15% (163)
diarrhea
14% (163)
stomach pain
13% (164)
fever
4% (162)
vomiting
1% (163)
Alprazolam (Xanax)% of members (num votes)
Reduced anxiety
87% (483)
Reduced panic
81% (473)
Drowsiness
62% (449)
Decreased inhibitions
42% (444)
Forgetfulness
37% (439)
Light-headedness
28% (444)
Dizziness
25% (434)
Dry mouth
24% (430)
Decreased sex drive
24% (432)
Depression
23% (448)
Irritability
16% (436)
Blurred vision
14% (433)
Constipation
13% (430)
Muscle weakness
12% (434)
Insomnia
11% (437)
Nausea
7% (430)
Hyperactivity
7% (439)
Tremor
6% (432)
depression
18% (116)
racing thoughts
7% (137)
high blood pressure
6% (132)
Vomiting
2% (428)
suicidal thoughts
7% (111)
Jaundice
2% (433)
Seizure
1% (436)
Hot Flashes when dosage increased
4% (130)
Convulsion
2% (238)
Watery mouth
0% (422)
Rash
0% (16)
Amitriptyline% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
60% (457)
weakness or tiredness
52% (451)
dry mouth
52% (449)
changes in appetite or weight
37% (445)
changes in sex drive or ability
31% (436)
constipation
29% (446)
headaches
24% (438)
unsteadiness
25% (430)
confusion
24% (436)
nightmares
23% (436)
nausea
20% (439)
blurred vision
19% (435)
excessive sweating
18% (433)
pain, burning, or tingling in the hands or feet
13% (433)
difficulty urinating
11% (433)
vomiting
7% (435)
Angry
16% (31)
Suicidal Thoughts
19% (16)
Halucinations
6% (33)
Aripiprazole (Abilify)% of members (num votes)
Restlessness
45% (106)
Weight gain
42% (106)
Anxiety
44% (102)
Drowsiness
41% (105)
More balanced mood
32% (103)
Dizziness
30% (102)
Insomnia
30% (102)
Reduced mania
25% (101)
Nausea
22% (102)
Headache
19% (101)
Blurred vision
19% (101)
Constipation
18% (100)
Vomiting
5% (100)
Shortness of Breath
50% (2)
Fevers
50% (2)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)% of members (num votes)
dry mouth
49% (714)
headache
32% (715)
Fatigue
37% (624)
forgetfulness
38% (604)
drowsiness
30% (717)
dizziness
29% (709)
excitement
29% (715)
excessive sweating
26% (705)
Dizzyness upon standing
30% (594)
constipation
23% (699)
nausea
22% (708)
anxiety
43% (320)
weight loss
19% (704)
anxious
40% (326)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
18% (707)
worsened depression horribly
16% (551)
Memory loss
28% (307)
cold painful numb fingers
13% (583)
loss of interest in sex
42% (161)
palipitations
22% (256)
ringing ears
24% (237)
SSRI - sleepy
19% (256)
More tired
34% (120)
vomiting
6% (699)
Dialated eyes
5% (522)
anger/temper outbursts
29% (80)
serotonin storm
4% (381)
Heart rate slowed
6% (173)
Restless legs
26% (35)
heart rate felt slower
5% (173)
diarrhea
10% (77)
psychosis
9% (80)
seizure
1% (445)
allergic reaction
2% (54)
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% (208)
Caffeine% of members (num votes)
difficulty sleeping
56% (1724)
fast heart rate
53% (1743)
excessive urination
50% (1722)
restlessness
49% (1732)
anxiety
42% (1726)
irritability
38% (1718)
tremors
21% (1690)
dizziness
21% (1697)
nausea
20% (1696)
depression
18% (1680)
focused
54% (432)
happier
49% (398)
relaxed
24% (420)
Acid reflux
32% (207)
less concerned about cronic lateness
15% (388)
Gas and bloating
28% (191)
higher awareness of dust and desire to clean
13% (386)
Decreased kinesia
3% (177)
Citalopram (Celexa)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
53% (269)
excessive tiredness
38% (266)
drowsiness
38% (261)
dry mouth
35% (260)
nausea
31% (261)
nervousness
28% (257)
loss of appetite
19% (254)
excessive sweating
17% (256)
excitement
16% (256)
diarrhea
15% (255)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
14% (256)
stomach pain
13% (253)
muscle or joint pain
13% (255)
vomiting
7% (254)
Excessive yawning
33% (18)
Headache
16% (25)
Clonazepam (Klonopin, Rivotril)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
76% (396)
difficulty thinking or remembering
51% (385)
unsteadiness
35% (375)
dizziness
34% (381)
problems with coordination
33% (375)
changes in sex drive or ability
28% (369)
frequent urination
17% (375)
blurred vision
17% (373)
muscle or joint pain
13% (373)
increased saliva
6% (371)
nightmares
5% (20)
rash
0% (21)
nightmare
0% (20)
Duloxetine (Cymbalta)% of members (num votes)
changes in sexual desire or ability
49% (359)
tiredness
49% (359)
dry mouth
45% (357)
sweating or night sweats
43% (361)
nausea
39% (361)
drowsiness
40% (350)
dizziness
36% (352)
headache
33% (352)
weakness
31% (353)
constipation
27% (354)
muscle pain or cramps
23% (350)
decreased appetite
21% (355)
stomach pain
18% (352)
heartburn
17% (350)
increased urination
16% (353)
diarrhea
15% (352)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
15% (343)
difficulty urinating
14% (346)
vomiting
14% (354)
Excessive sleeping
27% (77)
facial myofacial pain
14% (66)
Turned into emotional zombie/ dissasociated
19% (31)
itching
9% (44)
Steven-Johnson Syndrome
0% (26)
Steven Johnson Syndrome
0% (25)
Escitalopram (Lexapro)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
56% (315)
drowsiness
35% (310)
excessive tiredness
35% (309)
dry mouth
30% (308)
increased appetite
23% (308)
increased sweating
23% (307)
dizziness
23% (309)
nausea
21% (305)
increased anxiety
25% (212)
constipation
15% (306)
diarrhea
13% (303)
Disassociation
25% (150)
stomach pain
10% (302)
heartburn
8% (305)
flu-like symptoms
8% (303)
runny nose
7% (302)
sneezing
3% (299)
Fish oil% of members (num votes)
belching
33% (1017)
indigestion
16% (1000)
loose stools
15% (990)
reduced pain
12% (973)
acid reflux
11% (918)
lower blood pressure
10% (988)
nausea
8% (379)
headache
7% (734)
Stomach Pain
6% (669)
nosebleeds
3% (973)
rash
2% (976)
Improved Sleep
15% (103)
ibuprofen: stomach pain
8% (136)
birth control pills: irritability
6% (136)
Headaches
5% (132)
Dry mouth
5% (131)
stomach pain
5% (132)
altered thyroid function
4% (93)
Sensitive Teeth
6% (36)
codones-hallucinations
1% (344)
Sleepines
2% (59)
Suicidality
1% (92)
Fainting
0% (34)
Fluoxetine (Prozac)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
51% (464)
nervousness
42% (471)
dry mouth
41% (456)
drowsiness
34% (454)
nausea
26% (456)
excessive sweating
24% (453)
weakness
23% (446)
loss of appetite
22% (453)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
17% (452)
weight loss
17% (453)
severe sleep disturbances
30% (249)
sore throat
11% (451)
dizziness
22% (97)
suicidal thoughts
31% (32)
headaches
100% (1)
Imipramine (Tofranil)% of members (num votes)
dry mouth
67% (48)
drowsiness
43% (49)
weakness or tiredness
44% (48)
constipation
38% (48)
excessive sweating
35% (46)
excitement or anxiety
30% (47)
changes in appetite or weight
28% (46)
nausea
23% (47)
skin more sensitive to sunlight than usual
22% (46)
blurred vision
22% (46)
changes in sex drive or ability
23% (44)
difficulty urinating
15% (47)
nightmares
15% (47)
frequent urination
11% (47)
Lamotrigine (Lamictal)% of members (num votes)
difficulty thinking or concentrating
47% (149)
drowsiness
37% (146)
loss of balance or coordination
28% (142)
difficulty speaking
25% (143)
blurred vision
23% (147)
dizziness
23% (143)
constipation
19% (139)
stomach, back, or joint pain
17% (138)
loss of appetite
14% (139)
double vision
10% (143)
weight loss
10% (139)
uncontrollable movements of the eyes
10% (141)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
9% (134)
missed or painful menstrual periods
9% (141)
swelling, itching, or irritation of the vagina
7% (138)
diarrhea
7% (138)
Mania
15% (13)
Addiction
0% (14)
Levothyroxine% of members (num votes)
irritability
32% (170)
insomnia
30% (172)
nervousness
28% (174)
sensitivity to heat
27% (171)
excessive sweating
25% (173)
headache
24% (175)
temporary hair loss
23% (175)
increased appetite
20% (173)
diarrhea
17% (173)
weight loss
15% (177)
stomach cramps
13% (173)
changes in menstrual cycle
12% (171)
tremor
11% (176)
nausea
11% (171)
fever
5% (169)
vomiting
4% (171)
Hives
15% (13)
Lithium% of members (num votes)
weight gain or loss
53% (101)
dry mouth
51% (99)
fine hand movements that are difficult to control
44% (99)
restlessness
43% (98)
depression
44% (95)
thirsty
52% (71)
loss of appetite
33% (100)
constipation
32% (97)
indigestion
25% (96)
stomach pain or bloating
24% (96)
mood swing
41% (54)
change in the ability to taste food
22% (94)
thin, brittle fingernails or hair
22% (97)
hair loss
21% (98)
unusual discomfort in cold temperatures
20% (95)
gas
20% (93)
joint or muscle pain
19% (93)
slurred speach
32% (53)
acne
16% (96)
excessive saliva in the mouth
11% (92)
chest pains
10% (49)
tongue pain
4% (94)
Affect kidney function
10% (31)
swollen lips
3% (94)
Acne
0% (4)
Low dose naltrexone (LDN)% of members (num votes)
increased sense of well-being
55% (226)
vivid dreams
46% (227)
increased self-confidence
43% (220)
difficulty sleeping
34% (223)
increased sex drive
17% (219)
drowsiness
22% (125)
Muscle ache
18% (66)
body aches
17% (71)
Sore Joints
17% (65)
ulcer
7% (75)
Hypothyroidism
6% (63)
Increased muscle strength
17% (18)
decreased orgasim
13% (15)
Magnesium% of members (num votes)
diarrhea
28% (1719)
stomach discomfort
21% (1686)
nervousness
9% (457)
insomnia
11% (202)
disassociation
4% (452)
weight gain
7% (201)
Brain
3% (331)
Headache
13% (64)
brain zaps
3% (117)
Hypomania
1% (164)
Murderous Rage
2% (62)
when i went off it i had a seizure wish i ha some now
0% (43)
Meditation% of members (num votes)
reduced stress
78% (4022)
improved mood
71% (3962)
improved sleep
52% (3900)
reduced pain
36% (3870)
waking up too early
15% (2992)
nasal congestion
13% (2948)
Passing out
6% (3396)
anxiety
24% (802)
palpitations
12% (992)
panic attacks
12% (730)
depression
17% (482)
withdrawel
9% (982)
Drowsiness
29% (244)
easy bruising
8% (902)
Migraines
7% (874)
Insomnia
15% (414)
Eye twitches
11% (448)
water retention
7% (654)
Easily Angered
14% (336)
Eye Twitches
10% (446)
hypotention - lowered overall blood pressure
7% (548)
Mouth ulcers
6% (678)
stuttering
3% (882)
Aggression increase
9% (334)
worsened acne
4% (842)
\"Brain Zaps\"
7% (404)
Hair Loss
8% (364)
orthostatic hypotension
4% (548)
hives
2% (980)
unpleasant body odor
4% (550)
Head zaps
5% (472)
i have hardly done it
23% (94)
Rash
5% (364)
head zaps
4% (472)
Swelling
5% (356)
skin rash
5% (298)
Night excursions with no memory of it in the AM
1% (276)
Seizures
1% (276)
tingling in hands feet and tongue
9% (46)
amnesia
3% (120)
Ideopathic Intracranial Hypertension
1% (382)
Modafinil (Provigil)% of members (num votes)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
43% (188)
headache
38% (192)
dry mouth
32% (182)
dizziness
28% (187)
excessive thirst
27% (179)
sweating
23% (177)
loss of appetite
23% (178)
drowsiness
21% (185)
jittery
35% (107)
confusion
20% (174)
unusual tastes
15% (179)
nausea
14% (183)
flushing
14% (176)
constipation
12% (182)
back pain
12% (176)
heartburn
11% (179)
gas
10% (178)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of your body
10% (174)
tight muscles or difficulty moving
9% (173)
difficulty seeing or eye pain
8% (176)
diarrhea
7% (182)
burning, tingling, or numbness of the skin
7% (174)
more energy
36% (25)
nosebleed
5% (177)
Zoloft - shaking, lack of sexual intrest and could not feel my clitoris at all
15% (39)
suicidal ideations
14% (21)
It was appalling to get off this drug.
6% (31)
fell asleep, kicked out of group - snored
0% (39)
renal failure
0% (43)
Paroxetine (Paxil)% of members (num votes)
decreased sex drive
49% (284)
sleepiness or feeling "drugged"
43% (282)
difficulty concentrating
42% (278)
nervousness
38% (274)
weight gain
38% (271)
dizziness
36% (275)
forgetfulness
36% (272)
dry mouth
36% (271)
unusual dreams
35% (274)
headache
33% (279)
weakness
31% (273)
confusion
29% (270)
nausea
27% (271)
sweating
27% (270)
yawning
19% (268)
decreased appetite
19% (268)
sensitivity to light
18% (268)
constipation
18% (268)
pain in the back, muscles, joints, or anywhere in the body
17% (266)
muscle weakness or tightness
16% (267)
gas
16% (267)
stomach pain
13% (269)
diarrhea
11% (266)
flushing (redness in face and other ares of skin)
11% (266)
weight loss
11% (267)
lump or tightness in throat
11% (269)
heartburn
11% (266)
changes in ability to taste food
11% (271)
runny nose
9% (264)
sore teeth and gums
9% (264)
vomiting
7% (266)
painful or irregular menstruation
7% (258)
cough
5% (265)
increased sex drive
4% (264)
Sertraline (Zoloft)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
54% (434)
weight changes
40% (429)
dry mouth
39% (431)
excessive tiredness
38% (434)
drowsiness
37% (423)
nervousness
32% (421)
dizziness
27% (419)
nausea
26% (427)
headache
27% (420)
gas or bloating
22% (419)
excessive sweating
21% (416)
loss of appetite
19% (421)
diarrhea
18% (426)
constipation
15% (423)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
13% (416)
pain, burning, or tingling in the hands or feet
12% (418)
sore throat
6% (412)
vomiting
6% (418)
Inability to sleep
100% (2)
SSRIs% of members (num votes)
Sexual problems
62% (759)
Sleeplessness or drowsiness
57% (745)
Agitation (feeling jittery)
51% (739)
Headache
39% (728)
Nausea
34% (732)
Dissociation
33% (518)
Insomnia
54% (91)
dizziness
33% (149)
\'brain storms\'
28% (154)
Dry mouth
49% (73)
brain zaps
36% (91)
Tingling sensation
21% (71)
Testosterone% of members (num votes)
mood changes
44% (75)
depression
26% (73)
nervousness
23% (74)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
22% (72)
acne
22% (74)
hot flushes
19% (74)
decreased sexual desire
19% (73)
dry skin
18% (73)
weakness
15% (73)
urinary urgency
22% (49)
headache
15% (73)
hair loss
15% (73)
breast enlargement and/or pain
11% (73)
teary eyes
8% (73)
Yeast infection
9% (43)
changes in ability to smell or taste
4% (72)
polycythemia
5% (21)
elevated hematocrit
5% (21)
Thyroid (Armour)% of members (num votes)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
41% (37)
irritability or rapid changes in mood
27% (37)
temporary hair loss
27% (37)
anxiety
24% (37)
muscle weakness
25% (36)
weight loss
21% (38)
increased appetite
14% (37)
changes in menstrual cycle
14% (37)
flushing
13% (38)
headache
14% (36)
shaking of a part of your body that you cannot control
11% (37)
diarrhea
8% (37)
stomach cramps
8% (36)
hyperactivity
8% (37)
nausea
6% (36)
vomiting
3% (37)
fever
0% (37)
Trazodone% of members (num votes)
weakness or tiredness
62% (126)
headache or heaviness in head
52% (130)
decreased ability to concentrate or remember things
49% (123)
dry mouth
38% (125)
confusion
26% (121)
nightmares
26% (122)
nausea
25% (125)
nervousness
24% (123)
bad taste in mouth
24% (123)
changes in appetite or weight
22% (122)
sweating
21% (122)
blurred vision
20% (121)
constipation
18% (124)
tired, red, or itchy eyes
18% (120)
muscle pain
15% (122)
ringing in ears
12% (121)
stomach pain
10% (126)
diarrhea
9% (120)
Hip problem
15% (47)
vomiting
6% (124)
haemphilia
1% (92)
Valproic Acid (Depakote)% of members (num votes)
weight changes
60% (120)
drowsiness
55% (120)
changes in appetite
41% (116)
mood swings
42% (114)
dizziness
38% (117)
abnormal thinking
35% (115)
headache
33% (112)
memory loss
32% (116)
agitation
32% (113)
loss of coordination
27% (113)
hair loss
25% (116)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
22% (112)
constipation
22% (110)
ringing in the ears
17% (111)
blurred or double vision
14% (111)
back pain
14% (110)
heartburn
13% (112)
diarrhea
11% (110)
uncontrollable movements of the eyes
9% (112)
stuffed or runny nose
9% (112)
sore throat
7% (110)
uncontrollable facial muscle twitches
3% (31)
Venlafaxine (Effexor)% of members (num votes)
changes in sexual desire or ability
54% (772)
weakness or tiredness
41% (784)
dizziness
39% (776)
dry mouth
39% (774)
drowsiness
36% (780)
headache
33% (780)
nightmares
33% (778)
sweating
31% (764)
nausea
27% (766)
hot flashes or flushing
27% (758)
constipation
24% (770)
yawning
24% (752)
twitching
22% (768)
ringing in the ears
21% (750)
loss of appetite
21% (760)
gas
21% (750)
muscle tightness
18% (756)
change in ability to taste food
17% (758)
frequent urination
16% (754)
pain, burning, numbness, or tingling in part of the body
14% (752)
heartburn
14% (748)
stomach pain
13% (756)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
13% (756)
diarrhea
12% (750)
weight loss
11% (750)
anxiety
53% (160)
enlarged pupils (black circles in the middle of the eyes)
11% (740)
burping
10% (752)
sore throat, chills, or other signs of infection
10% (742)
nervousness
47% (154)
weight gain
43% (152)
brain \"zaps\"
50% (132)
difficulty urinating
9% (750)
vomiting
6% (750)
sore skin
12% (116)
cold nose
7% (120)
shooting pain up one leg
8% (26)
shooting pains up one leg
8% (24)

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