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Depression (13,501 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)
Hypertension
6% (292)
Flatulence
6% (290)
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% (1233)
Bruising
19% (1216)
Nausea relief
14% (1204)
Bleeding
11% (1207)
Bacterial infection
4% (1222)
Nerve injury
4% (1215)
night sweats
6% (568)
heartburn
4% (800)
yawning
11% (312)
beware of counterfeit drugs and do not mix medications....
12% (244)
Upset stomach
7% (390)
Jaw clenching
8% (327)
vertigo
8% (300)
dehydration
5% (394)
rebound anxiety
6% (247)
hunger
5% (299)
Time release meds can be dangerous because side effects persist
7% (241)
drop in blood pressure
5% (277)
wired
5% (300)
yeast infections
8% (181)
hair loss
6% (236)
urinary hesitancy
6% (246)
weight gain
16% (80)
rough on stomach
4% (300)
Derealization
2% (610)
tachycardia
3% (378)
headached
10% (77)
very tired could not sleep, eyes seemed very big
3% (181)
Pneumothorax
0% (1206)
hypotension
2% (274)
tic exacerbation
2% (325)
Hepatitis B
0% (1205)
off label used for stage fright
1% (238)
new symptoms during withdrawal of substance
4% (85)
Halusinations
1% (147)
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% (236)
Adderall% of members (num votes)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
67% (203)
loss of appetite
66% (190)
dry mouth
58% (189)
jitters
54% (189)
weight loss
47% (185)
sweating
34% (184)
headache
30% (187)
sleepiness
20% (188)
dizziness
20% (183)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
18% (185)
nausea
15% (179)
diarrhea
14% (179)
stomach pain
13% (181)
fever
4% (179)
Clenching of teeth
75% (8)
Bladder control
43% (7)
vomiting
1% (179)
Alprazolam (Xanax)% of members (num votes)
Reduced anxiety
87% (533)
Reduced panic
82% (523)
Drowsiness
62% (495)
Decreased inhibitions
42% (490)
Forgetfulness
37% (482)
Light-headedness
29% (491)
Dizziness
25% (478)
Dry mouth
24% (473)
Decreased sex drive
24% (473)
Depression
23% (491)
Irritability
15% (479)
Blurred vision
14% (476)
Constipation
13% (473)
Muscle weakness
12% (476)
Insomnia
11% (481)
Hyperactivity
8% (482)
Nausea
8% (473)
depression
20% (158)
Tremor
6% (474)
racing thoughts
8% (180)
suicidal thoughts
8% (153)
high blood pressure
5% (173)
Seizure
2% (479)
Vomiting
2% (470)
Jaundice
2% (476)
Hot Flashes when dosage increased
4% (171)
Convulsion
1% (280)
Watery mouth
1% (463)
Rash
4% (57)
seziure
3% (31)
Amitriptyline% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
61% (522)
weakness or tiredness
53% (515)
dry mouth
52% (514)
changes in appetite or weight
37% (508)
constipation
30% (508)
changes in sex drive or ability
30% (498)
confusion
25% (499)
headaches
25% (498)
unsteadiness
25% (493)
nightmares
25% (497)
nausea
20% (500)
blurred vision
20% (496)
excessive sweating
18% (493)
pain, burning, or tingling in the hands or feet
14% (494)
difficulty urinating
10% (495)
vomiting
7% (496)
felt like a zombie
43% (46)
Angry
15% (92)
Suicidal Thoughts
14% (77)
Halucinations
9% (94)
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)
Headache
19% (108)
Blurred vision
19% (108)
Constipation
19% (107)
Vomiting
7% (107)
Shortness of Breath
22% (9)
Fevers
11% (9)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)% of members (num votes)
dry mouth
48% (790)
headache
32% (788)
forgetfulness
37% (677)
Fatigue
36% (697)
excitement
29% (791)
drowsiness
29% (793)
dizziness
29% (783)
Dizzyness upon standing
29% (667)
excessive sweating
25% (779)
constipation
23% (772)
nausea
22% (781)
anxiety
42% (395)
anxious
39% (398)
weight loss
19% (777)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
17% (780)
worsened depression horribly
16% (625)
Memory loss
26% (376)
loss of interest in sex
41% (230)
cold painful numb fingers
12% (654)
ringing ears
23% (305)
palipitations
20% (325)
SSRI - sleepy
17% (319)
More tired
29% (189)
vomiting
5% (771)
anger/temper outbursts
26% (149)
Dialated eyes
4% (592)
Restless legs
20% (104)
serotonin storm
4% (450)
diarrhea
9% (146)
less emotions
31% (36)
Heart rate slowed
5% (240)
heart rate felt slower
3% (242)
psychosis
5% (148)
seizure
1% (515)
allergic reaction
2% (122)
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% (274)
increased effects of pain meds
0% (47)
Passing Out
0% (38)
Caffeine% of members (num votes)
difficulty sleeping
56% (1863)
fast heart rate
53% (1889)
excessive urination
50% (1861)
restlessness
49% (1872)
anxiety
42% (1864)
irritability
38% (1858)
tremors
22% (1826)
dizziness
21% (1835)
nausea
20% (1833)
depression
18% (1816)
focused
54% (575)
happier
48% (534)
relaxed
24% (558)
Acid reflux
30% (345)
Gas and bloating
26% (325)
less concerned about cronic lateness
13% (519)
higher awareness of dust and desire to clean
13% (519)
Sweats
16% (93)
Weight gain
21% (47)
Decreased kinesia
3% (307)
hypoglycemia
9% (86)
Citalopram (Celexa)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
53% (288)
excessive tiredness
39% (282)
drowsiness
38% (277)
dry mouth
36% (277)
nausea
30% (277)
nervousness
28% (274)
loss of appetite
19% (270)
excessive sweating
18% (272)
excitement
15% (272)
diarrhea
15% (271)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
14% (272)
stomach pain
13% (269)
muscle or joint pain
13% (271)
vomiting
7% (270)
Excessive yawning
35% (34)
Headache
17% (42)
Clonazepam (Klonopin, Rivotril)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
75% (446)
difficulty thinking or remembering
51% (435)
unsteadiness
35% (422)
dizziness
34% (428)
problems with coordination
33% (422)
changes in sex drive or ability
29% (414)
blurred vision
17% (417)
frequent urination
17% (419)
muscle or joint pain
13% (417)
increased saliva
6% (417)
nightmare
9% (66)
nightmares
8% (62)
rash
5% (66)
unconscious
0% (2)
Duloxetine (Cymbalta)% of members (num votes)
tiredness
51% (401)
changes in sexual desire or ability
49% (400)
dry mouth
46% (398)
sweating or night sweats
43% (401)
drowsiness
41% (390)
nausea
39% (406)
dizziness
37% (393)
headache
35% (393)
weakness
33% (394)
constipation
28% (397)
muscle pain or cramps
24% (387)
decreased appetite
22% (396)
stomach pain
20% (393)
increased urination
17% (392)
heartburn
17% (389)
diarrhea
15% (391)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
15% (384)
vomiting
14% (394)
difficulty urinating
14% (385)
Excessive sleeping
27% (117)
itching
22% (86)
Turned into emotional zombie/ dissasociated
25% (71)
facial myofacial pain
14% (105)
anxiety
62% (13)
Bruising
38% (16)
inability to physically cry (while feeling sadness)
22% (18)
Increased desire for eating sweets
50% (2)
severe allergic reaction, rash itching
7% (14)
Steven Johnson Syndrome
0% (62)
Had terrible hair loss with Topomax (I would not ever get on this again)
0% (2)
Dizziness
0% (2)
Steven-Johnson Syndrome
0% (64)
Severe weight gain while on Welbutrin (I don\'t believe this is a normal side effect)
0% (2)
Escitalopram (Lexapro)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
55% (346)
drowsiness
35% (341)
excessive tiredness
34% (339)
dry mouth
28% (338)
increased appetite
23% (338)
increased sweating
23% (336)
dizziness
22% (339)
nausea
21% (336)
increased anxiety
25% (240)
constipation
14% (337)
Disassociation
24% (178)
diarrhea
13% (334)
stomach pain
9% (332)
heartburn
8% (334)
flu-like symptoms
8% (332)
runny nose
6% (330)
sneezing
3% (327)
Fish oil% of members (num votes)
belching
33% (1082)
indigestion
17% (1062)
loose stools
15% (1052)
reduced pain
12% (1034)
acid reflux
11% (980)
lower blood pressure
9% (1049)
nausea
8% (438)
headache
7% (795)
Stomach Pain
6% (730)
nosebleeds
3% (1034)
rash
2% (1037)
Improved Sleep
13% (164)
Dry mouth
10% (194)
ibuprofen: stomach pain
8% (197)
stomach pain
7% (194)
Headaches
6% (193)
birth control pills: irritability
6% (197)
Sensitive Teeth
10% (100)
altered thyroid function
5% (155)
Sleepines
6% (122)
Suicidality
3% (153)
Slower clotting blood with minor cuts etc
19% (16)
codones-hallucinations
0% (404)
Fainting
1% (96)
Fluoxetine (Prozac)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
51% (501)
nervousness
42% (510)
dry mouth
40% (494)
drowsiness
33% (490)
nausea
26% (494)
excessive sweating
24% (489)
weakness
22% (481)
loss of appetite
21% (489)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
17% (488)
severe sleep disturbances
28% (286)
weight loss
16% (489)
sore throat
10% (487)
dizziness
23% (135)
suicidal thoughts
27% (71)
headaches
31% (39)
fatigue
30% (10)
Imipramine (Tofranil)% of members (num votes)
dry mouth
68% (56)
drowsiness
46% (57)
weakness or tiredness
45% (56)
constipation
36% (56)
excessive sweating
33% (54)
changes in appetite or weight
31% (54)
excitement or anxiety
29% (55)
changes in sex drive or ability
25% (52)
nausea
22% (55)
skin more sensitive to sunlight than usual
20% (54)
blurred vision
21% (53)
nightmares
16% (55)
difficulty urinating
15% (55)
frequent urination
11% (55)
Lamotrigine (Lamictal)% of members (num votes)
difficulty thinking or concentrating
48% (159)
drowsiness
38% (156)
loss of balance or coordination
30% (151)
difficulty speaking
25% (152)
blurred vision
24% (157)
dizziness
25% (153)
constipation
18% (148)
stomach, back, or joint pain
17% (147)
loss of appetite
15% (149)
double vision
11% (152)
weight loss
9% (148)
uncontrollable movements of the eyes
9% (150)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
9% (143)
missed or painful menstrual periods
8% (150)
diarrhea
7% (147)
swelling, itching, or irritation of the vagina
7% (147)
Mania
13% (23)
dry mouth
100% (1)
headache
100% (1)
nightmares
100% (1)
Addiction
0% (23)
Levothyroxine% of members (num votes)
irritability
32% (186)
insomnia
30% (187)
nervousness
28% (190)
sensitivity to heat
28% (187)
excessive sweating
25% (189)
headache
24% (191)
temporary hair loss
24% (190)
increased appetite
20% (188)
diarrhea
16% (189)
weight loss
15% (193)
stomach cramps
13% (188)
changes in menstrual cycle
12% (186)
tremor
11% (192)
nausea
11% (187)
heart palpitations
56% (16)
fever
5% (184)
vomiting
4% (187)
Hives
14% (28)
Rash
22% (9)
Insomnia
25% (8)
Lithium% of members (num votes)
weight gain or loss
52% (105)
dry mouth
51% (104)
fine hand movements that are difficult to control
45% (104)
restlessness
43% (102)
depression
44% (99)
thirsty
51% (76)
loss of appetite
32% (104)
constipation
31% (101)
indigestion
24% (100)
mood swing
40% (58)
stomach pain or bloating
23% (100)
thin, brittle fingernails or hair
22% (101)
hair loss
22% (101)
change in the ability to taste food
22% (99)
gas
21% (97)
unusual discomfort in cold temperatures
20% (99)
joint or muscle pain
20% (97)
slurred speach
30% (57)
acne
16% (100)
excessive saliva in the mouth
10% (96)
chest pains
11% (53)
tongue pain
4% (98)
swollen lips
3% (98)
Affect kidney function
9% (35)
Acne
0% (8)
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% (1912)
stomach discomfort
21% (1875)
nervousness
8% (643)
insomnia
9% (386)
weight gain
9% (387)
Headache
11% (249)
disassociation
4% (635)
feeling slowed down
13% (179)
Brain
3% (513)
brain zaps
4% (298)
Not feeling anything (almost emotionless)
9% (93)
Hypomania
2% (345)
anxiety in the beginning of the treatment
4% (127)
Murderous Rage
2% (247)
Loss of control of facial muscles
0% (8)
when i went off it i had a seizure wish i ha some now
0% (225)
Meditation% of members (num votes)
reduced stress
78% (4382)
improved mood
72% (4302)
improved sleep
52% (4226)
reduced pain
36% (4194)
waking up too early
15% (3304)
nasal congestion
12% (3250)
anxiety
24% (1108)
Passing out
6% (3710)
Drowsiness
28% (540)
depression
20% (774)
palpitations
12% (1300)
panic attacks
14% (1028)
more relaxed
61% (206)
Insomnia
17% (708)
withdrawel
8% (1294)
easy bruising
9% (1210)
Migraines
9% (1174)
muscle relaxation
50% (204)
Easily Angered
16% (628)
water retention
8% (946)
Eye twitches
11% (738)
deeper sleep
38% (206)
Aggression increase
12% (628)
Eye Twitches
10% (734)
hypotention - lowered overall blood pressure
8% (838)
Crying
24% (282)
i have hardly done it
17% (380)
Hair Loss
9% (654)
more alert next day
29% (206)
Mouth ulcers
6% (974)
nervousness
22% (268)
stuttering
5% (1186)
worsened acne
5% (1142)
unpleasant body odor
6% (844)
insomnia
15% (234)
Swelling
7% (648)
\"Brain Zaps\"
6% (688)
Head zaps
6% (750)
Rash
6% (650)
tingling in hands feet and tongue
12% (336)
head zaps
5% (752)
skin rash
6% (590)
Muscle pain/stiffness on waking
20% (186)
orthostatic hypotension
4% (838)
hives
2% (1282)
heart palpitations
13% (246)
increased sexual desire
11% (256)
amnesia
5% (410)
withdrawal
9% (232)
Sense of overall dullness
16% (116)
Night excursions with no memory of it in the AM
3% (566)
Dependence/addiction
7% (214)
Ideopathic Intracranial Hypertension
2% (666)
Seizures
1% (562)
Withdrawal
3% (178)
Irritability when between injections
3% (158)
worried about addiction
5% (82)
Paroxetine withdrawal
2% (180)
stomach cramps
8% (26)
diarrhea
0% (28)
Modafinil (Provigil)% of members (num votes)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
42% (207)
headache
38% (211)
dry mouth
32% (201)
dizziness
27% (206)
excessive thirst
26% (198)
loss of appetite
24% (198)
sweating
23% (195)
drowsiness
21% (204)
jittery
31% (126)
confusion
18% (192)
unusual tastes
14% (197)
nausea
13% (202)
flushing
13% (194)
back pain
13% (194)
constipation
12% (201)
tight muscles or difficulty moving
10% (191)
heartburn
10% (197)
gas
9% (196)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of your body
9% (191)
more energy
40% (43)
burning, tingling, or numbness of the skin
8% (192)
difficulty seeing or eye pain
8% (194)
diarrhea
7% (201)
nosebleed
5% (195)
Zoloft - shaking, lack of sexual intrest and could not feel my clitoris at all
11% (56)
It was appalling to get off this drug.
8% (48)
suicidal ideations
8% (38)
renal failure
0% (60)
fell asleep, kicked out of group - snored
0% (56)
Paroxetine (Paxil)% of members (num votes)
decreased sex drive
51% (308)
sleepiness or feeling "drugged"
43% (303)
difficulty concentrating
43% (299)
nervousness
38% (292)
weight gain
38% (293)
dizziness
36% (295)
forgetfulness
36% (291)
dry mouth
35% (291)
unusual dreams
34% (293)
headache
33% (300)
weakness
30% (292)
confusion
28% (289)
sweating
26% (290)
nausea
25% (290)
yawning
18% (287)
decreased appetite
18% (287)
sensitivity to light
18% (287)
constipation
17% (288)
pain in the back, muscles, joints, or anywhere in the body
16% (285)
muscle weakness or tightness
16% (286)
gas
15% (286)
stomach pain
13% (288)
diarrhea
12% (285)
changes in ability to taste food
11% (291)
heartburn
11% (284)
flushing (redness in face and other ares of skin)
11% (283)
weight loss
10% (286)
lump or tightness in throat
10% (287)
sore teeth and gums
10% (284)
runny nose
9% (283)
painful or irregular menstruation
8% (275)
vomiting
7% (285)
cough
5% (284)
increased sex drive
4% (283)
Sertraline (Zoloft)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
55% (469)
weight changes
41% (462)
dry mouth
39% (464)
excessive tiredness
38% (467)
drowsiness
37% (455)
nervousness
31% (453)
headache
26% (453)
dizziness
26% (450)
nausea
26% (459)
gas or bloating
22% (451)
excessive sweating
21% (449)
loss of appetite
19% (453)
diarrhea
18% (458)
constipation
15% (455)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
13% (449)
pain, burning, or tingling in the hands or feet
12% (450)
sore throat
6% (443)
vomiting
6% (450)
Inability to sleep
31% (35)
SSRIs% of members (num votes)
Sexual problems
61% (825)
Sleeplessness or drowsiness
57% (806)
Agitation (feeling jittery)
52% (799)
Headache
38% (788)
Nausea
34% (794)
Dissociation
33% (580)
Insomnia
48% (153)
dizziness
33% (210)
Dry mouth
50% (136)
\'brain storms\'
26% (215)
brain zaps
32% (152)
Tingling sensation
21% (131)
burning throat
19% (16)
burningface
18% (17)
burning scalp
18% (17)
burning tongue
12% (17)
burning lips
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)
dry skin
18% (78)
hot flushes
18% (79)
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)
temporary hair loss
28% (40)
anxiety
26% (42)
muscle weakness
26% (39)
weight loss
22% (41)
headache
20% (41)
flushing
15% (41)
increased appetite
13% (40)
changes in menstrual cycle
13% (40)
diarrhea
12% (41)
nausea
10% (40)
shaking of a part of your body that you cannot control
10% (40)
stomach cramps
10% (40)
hyperactivity
8% (40)
Rash
100% (1)
vomiting
3% (40)
fever
0% (40)
Trazodone% of members (num votes)
weakness or tiredness
63% (137)
headache or heaviness in head
52% (143)
decreased ability to concentrate or remember things
50% (133)
dry mouth
41% (135)
confusion
29% (131)
nausea
26% (136)
changes in appetite or weight
26% (132)
bad taste in mouth
25% (134)
nightmares
25% (132)
nervousness
23% (133)
blurred vision
21% (131)
sweating
20% (132)
tired, red, or itchy eyes
18% (131)
constipation
17% (134)
muscle pain
15% (131)
ringing in ears
15% (131)
stomach pain
10% (135)
diarrhea
9% (130)
vomiting
7% (135)
Hip problem
14% (57)
haemphilia
1% (101)
Valproic Acid (Depakote)% of members (num votes)
weight changes
62% (131)
drowsiness
57% (130)
changes in appetite
44% (127)
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)
heartburn
12% (121)
back pain
13% (119)
diarrhea
11% (119)
uncontrollable movements of the eyes
8% (121)
stuffed or runny nose
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% (862)
weakness or tiredness
42% (874)
dizziness
40% (868)
dry mouth
39% (856)
drowsiness
36% (870)
headache
34% (872)
nightmares
33% (864)
sweating
31% (854)
hot flashes or flushing
27% (850)
nausea
26% (856)
constipation
24% (858)
yawning
25% (834)
twitching
21% (854)
ringing in the ears
21% (838)
loss of appetite
20% (848)
gas
20% (836)
muscle tightness
18% (844)
change in ability to taste food
16% (844)
frequent urination
16% (840)
pain, burning, numbness, or tingling in part of the body
15% (838)
anxiety
49% (250)
heartburn
14% (834)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
13% (846)
stomach pain
13% (842)
brain \"zaps\"
47% (224)
nervousness
43% (242)
diarrhea
12% (836)
weight loss
12% (838)
weight gain
40% (238)
enlarged pupils (black circles in the middle of the eyes)
11% (826)
burping
9% (838)
difficulty urinating
9% (838)
sore throat, chills, or other signs of infection
9% (828)
vomiting
6% (834)
Agitation
39% (72)
sore skin
11% (204)
cold nose
7% (206)
shooting pains up one leg
5% (110)
shooting pain up one leg
5% (110)
Rash
33% (6)

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