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Depression (11,764 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP)% of members (num votes)
Improved sleep
33% (257)
More balanced mood
32% (256)
Reduced anxiety
29% (257)
Drowsiness
25% (261)
Nausea
10% (256)
Nightmares
9% (254)
Reduced sex drive
8% (254)
Stomach cramps
7% (254)
Hypertension
6% (254)
Flatulence
6% (253)
Memory problems
9% (117)
Hair loss
6% (135)
Vomiting
2% (252)
nausea
3% (124)
Difficulty urinating
3% (90)
Acupuncture% of members (num votes)
Pain relief
40% (1048)
Bruising
19% (1032)
Nausea relief
13% (1026)
Bleeding
11% (1026)
Bacterial infection
4% (1034)
Nerve injury
4% (1031)
heartburn
5% (618)
night sweats
6% (384)
yawning
12% (130)
Upset stomach
7% (205)
Jaw clenching
8% (146)
Derealization
2% (428)
vertigo
8% (118)
beware of counterfeit drugs and do not mix medications....
13% (67)
tachycardia
4% (195)
hunger
5% (117)
dehydration
3% (208)
hair loss
8% (60)
wired
4% (119)
Pneumothorax
0% (1024)
rebound anxiety
7% (68)
Hepatitis B
0% (1024)
drop in blood pressure
5% (98)
hypotension
4% (98)
Time release meds can be dangerous because side effects persist
6% (66)
rough on stomach
3% (119)
urinary hesitancy
3% (67)
tic exacerbation
1% (144)
off label used for stage fright
2% (66)
yeast infections
14% (7)
very tired could not sleep, eyes seemed very big
14% (7)
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% (67)
Adderall% of members (num votes)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
64% (171)
loss of appetite
65% (162)
dry mouth
56% (161)
jitters
53% (160)
weight loss
49% (159)
sweating
34% (156)
headache
28% (159)
sleepiness
22% (161)
dizziness
22% (157)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
18% (158)
nausea
16% (154)
diarrhea
14% (153)
stomach pain
14% (155)
fever
4% (153)
vomiting
1% (154)
Alprazolam (Xanax)% of members (num votes)
Reduced anxiety
87% (445)
Reduced panic
81% (436)
Drowsiness
62% (414)
Decreased inhibitions
42% (410)
Forgetfulness
37% (407)
Light-headedness
28% (410)
Dizziness
26% (402)
Decreased sex drive
24% (401)
Depression
23% (414)
Dry mouth
23% (400)
Irritability
16% (404)
Blurred vision
14% (401)
Constipation
14% (400)
Insomnia
12% (405)
Muscle weakness
11% (403)
Nausea
8% (400)
Hyperactivity
7% (405)
Tremor
6% (400)
depression
18% (84)
racing thoughts
9% (108)
high blood pressure
8% (103)
Vomiting
2% (399)
Jaundice
2% (401)
suicidal thoughts
7% (82)
Seizure
1% (404)
Hot Flashes when dosage increased
3% (101)
Watery mouth
1% (393)
Convulsion
1% (208)
Amitriptyline% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
59% (413)
dry mouth
53% (405)
weakness or tiredness
52% (406)
changes in appetite or weight
36% (401)
constipation
31% (403)
changes in sex drive or ability
31% (393)
headaches
25% (394)
unsteadiness
25% (386)
confusion
24% (394)
nightmares
24% (394)
nausea
20% (396)
blurred vision
19% (391)
excessive sweating
17% (390)
pain, burning, or tingling in the hands or feet
14% (389)
difficulty urinating
10% (390)
vomiting
7% (392)
Aripiprazole (Abilify)% of members (num votes)
Restlessness
46% (102)
Anxiety
46% (98)
Weight gain
44% (101)
Drowsiness
43% (101)
More balanced mood
32% (98)
Dizziness
32% (98)
Insomnia
32% (98)
Reduced mania
24% (96)
Nausea
22% (98)
Headache
20% (97)
Blurred vision
20% (97)
Constipation
19% (96)
Vomiting
5% (96)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)% of members (num votes)
dry mouth
49% (676)
headache
32% (677)
Fatigue
38% (585)
forgetfulness
38% (565)
drowsiness
30% (680)
excitement
30% (679)
dizziness
30% (674)
excessive sweating
26% (670)
Dizzyness upon standing
31% (556)
constipation
24% (664)
nausea
21% (671)
weight loss
19% (666)
anxiety
44% (286)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
18% (672)
anxious
41% (289)
worsened depression horribly
16% (514)
Memory loss
29% (268)
cold painful numb fingers
13% (548)
loss of interest in sex
43% (126)
palipitations
23% (221)
ringing ears
24% (201)
SSRI - sleepy
19% (223)
vomiting
6% (664)
More tired
38% (82)
Dialated eyes
5% (488)
anger/temper outbursts
36% (44)
serotonin storm
5% (347)
Heart rate slowed
6% (139)
heart rate felt slower
5% (140)
psychosis
11% (45)
seizure
1% (411)
diarrhea
12% (43)
allergic reaction
5% (20)
Restless legs
50% (2)
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% (177)
Caffeine% of members (num votes)
difficulty sleeping
56% (1628)
fast heart rate
53% (1647)
excessive urination
50% (1627)
restlessness
49% (1634)
anxiety
42% (1632)
irritability
38% (1625)
tremors
22% (1599)
dizziness
21% (1605)
nausea
20% (1604)
depression
18% (1588)
focused
55% (335)
happier
49% (306)
relaxed
26% (327)
less concerned about cronic lateness
15% (299)
higher awareness of dust and desire to clean
14% (294)
Acid reflux
31% (115)
Gas and bloating
29% (98)
Decreased kinesia
3% (90)
Citalopram (Celexa)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
53% (257)
excessive tiredness
38% (253)
drowsiness
38% (248)
dry mouth
35% (248)
nausea
31% (248)
nervousness
29% (245)
loss of appetite
19% (243)
excessive sweating
18% (244)
excitement
16% (244)
diarrhea
15% (243)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
15% (245)
stomach pain
14% (241)
muscle or joint pain
13% (243)
vomiting
7% (242)
Headache
23% (13)
Excessive yawning
50% (6)
Clonazepam (Klonopin, Rivotril)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
76% (367)
difficulty thinking or remembering
51% (359)
unsteadiness
35% (348)
dizziness
34% (354)
problems with coordination
33% (350)
changes in sex drive or ability
28% (343)
frequent urination
17% (350)
blurred vision
17% (348)
muscle or joint pain
14% (348)
increased saliva
6% (346)
Duloxetine (Cymbalta)% of members (num votes)
changes in sexual desire or ability
49% (339)
tiredness
49% (340)
dry mouth
45% (337)
sweating or night sweats
43% (341)
nausea
38% (341)
drowsiness
39% (330)
dizziness
37% (334)
headache
34% (333)
weakness
32% (334)
constipation
27% (335)
muscle pain or cramps
24% (331)
decreased appetite
21% (335)
stomach pain
18% (333)
heartburn
17% (331)
increased urination
16% (333)
diarrhea
15% (333)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
15% (324)
difficulty urinating
15% (328)
vomiting
14% (334)
Excessive sleeping
22% (58)
facial myofacial pain
18% (49)
itching
12% (25)
Turned into emotional zombie/ dissasociated
8% (12)
Steven-Johnson Syndrome
0% (8)
Steven Johnson Syndrome
0% (7)
Escitalopram (Lexapro)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
57% (296)
excessive tiredness
37% (290)
drowsiness
35% (292)
dry mouth
31% (289)
dizziness
23% (290)
increased appetite
23% (289)
increased sweating
23% (287)
nausea
21% (285)
increased anxiety
25% (193)
constipation
16% (286)
diarrhea
14% (283)
Disassociation
25% (131)
stomach pain
10% (283)
heartburn
8% (286)
flu-like symptoms
8% (284)
runny nose
7% (283)
sneezing
3% (280)
Fish oil% of members (num votes)
belching
33% (973)
indigestion
16% (958)
loose stools
15% (949)
reduced pain
12% (933)
acid reflux
11% (878)
lower blood pressure
10% (948)
nausea
8% (340)
headache
7% (694)
Stomach Pain
6% (630)
nosebleeds
3% (933)
rash
2% (936)
ibuprofen: stomach pain
10% (94)
Improved Sleep
13% (62)
Headaches
7% (90)
Dry mouth
7% (89)
birth control pills: irritability
5% (94)
stomach pain
4% (92)
altered thyroid function
6% (52)
codones-hallucinations
1% (304)
Suicidality
2% (51)
Sleepines
0% (17)
Fluoxetine (Prozac)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
51% (440)
nervousness
41% (446)
dry mouth
40% (431)
drowsiness
33% (430)
nausea
25% (432)
excessive sweating
24% (429)
weakness
23% (422)
loss of appetite
21% (428)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
17% (428)
weight loss
17% (430)
severe sleep disturbances
30% (225)
sore throat
11% (427)
dizziness
22% (73)
suicidal thoughts
29% (7)
Imipramine (Tofranil)% of members (num votes)
dry mouth
66% (44)
drowsiness
44% (45)
weakness or tiredness
43% (44)
constipation
34% (44)
excessive sweating
36% (42)
changes in appetite or weight
29% (42)
excitement or anxiety
28% (43)
nausea
21% (43)
skin more sensitive to sunlight than usual
21% (42)
blurred vision
19% (42)
changes in sex drive or ability
20% (40)
nightmares
14% (43)
difficulty urinating
14% (43)
frequent urination
9% (43)
Lamotrigine (Lamictal)% of members (num votes)
difficulty thinking or concentrating
47% (144)
drowsiness
37% (142)
loss of balance or coordination
28% (138)
difficulty speaking
24% (139)
blurred vision
22% (143)
dizziness
22% (139)
constipation
19% (135)
stomach, back, or joint pain
16% (134)
loss of appetite
14% (135)
double vision
10% (139)
uncontrollable movements of the eyes
10% (137)
weight loss
10% (134)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
9% (130)
missed or painful menstrual periods
8% (136)
swelling, itching, or irritation of the vagina
7% (133)
diarrhea
6% (134)
Mania
20% (10)
Addiction
0% (10)
Levothyroxine% of members (num votes)
irritability
31% (161)
insomnia
29% (163)
sensitivity to heat
28% (162)
nervousness
27% (165)
excessive sweating
26% (164)
headache
25% (166)
temporary hair loss
23% (166)
increased appetite
20% (164)
diarrhea
16% (164)
weight loss
14% (168)
stomach cramps
14% (164)
changes in menstrual cycle
13% (162)
tremor
11% (167)
nausea
11% (162)
fever
4% (160)
vomiting
4% (162)
Hives
33% (3)
Lithium% of members (num votes)
weight gain or loss
54% (98)
dry mouth
51% (96)
fine hand movements that are difficult to control
44% (95)
depression
45% (92)
restlessness
43% (94)
thirsty
51% (68)
loss of appetite
34% (96)
constipation
33% (94)
indigestion
26% (93)
stomach pain or bloating
25% (92)
thin, brittle fingernails or hair
22% (94)
change in the ability to taste food
23% (91)
hair loss
21% (94)
mood swing
39% (51)
gas
21% (90)
unusual discomfort in cold temperatures
21% (92)
joint or muscle pain
20% (90)
slurred speach
30% (50)
acne
16% (93)
excessive saliva in the mouth
10% (89)
chest pains
11% (46)
tongue pain
4% (91)
Affect kidney function
11% (28)
swollen lips
3% (91)
Low dose naltrexone (LDN)% of members (num votes)
increased sense of well-being
55% (205)
vivid dreams
45% (205)
increased self-confidence
43% (201)
difficulty sleeping
34% (203)
increased sex drive
18% (200)
drowsiness
24% (106)
body aches
21% (52)
Muscle ache
21% (47)
Sore Joints
20% (46)
ulcer
9% (56)
Hypothyroidism
5% (44)
Magnesium% of members (num votes)
diarrhea
27% (1616)
stomach discomfort
21% (1584)
nervousness
9% (358)
disassociation
4% (353)
insomnia
11% (99)
Brain
3% (230)
weight gain
7% (100)
Hypomania
3% (62)
brain zaps
0% (15)
Meditation% of members (num votes)
reduced stress
78% (3762)
improved mood
71% (3718)
improved sleep
51% (3656)
reduced pain
35% (3624)
waking up too early
15% (2760)
nasal congestion
13% (2720)
Passing out
6% (3166)
anxiety
25% (572)
palpitations
12% (764)
panic attacks
14% (508)
withdrawel
8% (754)
easy bruising
8% (672)
Migraines
8% (646)
depression
17% (258)
water retention
10% (430)
Eye twitches
14% (226)
Eye Twitches
13% (226)
Insomnia
15% (188)
hypotention - lowered overall blood pressure
7% (328)
Mouth ulcers
5% (454)
worsened acne
4% (618)
stuttering
3% (656)
orthostatic hypotension
6% (326)
hives
3% (754)
\"Brain Zaps\"
10% (186)
Easily Angered
16% (110)
unpleasant body odor
5% (328)
Head zaps
6% (248)
head zaps
6% (250)
Rash
8% (144)
Hair Loss
8% (144)
Aggression increase
11% (110)
Drowsiness
42% (24)
Swelling
6% (140)
skin rash
10% (78)
Night excursions with no memory of it in the AM
4% (56)
Seizures
4% (56)
Ideopathic Intracranial Hypertension
1% (166)
Modafinil (Provigil)% of members (num votes)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
42% (177)
headache
36% (181)
dry mouth
31% (171)
dizziness
27% (177)
excessive thirst
26% (168)
sweating
23% (166)
loss of appetite
22% (167)
drowsiness
21% (174)
jittery
33% (96)
confusion
19% (164)
unusual tastes
15% (168)
constipation
13% (171)
flushing
13% (165)
nausea
12% (172)
back pain
12% (165)
heartburn
11% (168)
gas
10% (167)
tight muscles or difficulty moving
9% (162)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of your body
9% (163)
difficulty seeing or eye pain
8% (165)
burning, tingling, or numbness of the skin
7% (164)
diarrhea
6% (171)
nosebleed
5% (166)
Zoloft - shaking, lack of sexual intrest and could not feel my clitoris at all
15% (27)
suicidal ideations
33% (9)
more energy
23% (13)
It was appalling to get off this drug.
10% (20)
fell asleep, kicked out of group - snored
0% (27)
renal failure
0% (32)
Paroxetine (Paxil)% of members (num votes)
decreased sex drive
50% (270)
sleepiness or feeling "drugged"
44% (267)
difficulty concentrating
43% (264)
weight gain
39% (258)
nervousness
38% (260)
dizziness
37% (262)
forgetfulness
36% (258)
unusual dreams
35% (261)
dry mouth
36% (258)
headache
34% (265)
weakness
32% (259)
confusion
29% (256)
sweating
27% (257)
nausea
27% (256)
yawning
19% (255)
decreased appetite
19% (255)
sensitivity to light
18% (255)
constipation
18% (254)
pain in the back, muscles, joints, or anywhere in the body
17% (253)
muscle weakness or tightness
16% (254)
gas
16% (253)
stomach pain
14% (255)
flushing (redness in face and other ares of skin)
11% (253)
diarrhea
12% (252)
weight loss
11% (254)
lump or tightness in throat
11% (256)
heartburn
11% (252)
changes in ability to taste food
10% (257)
runny nose
9% (252)
sore teeth and gums
9% (251)
vomiting
8% (253)
painful or irregular menstruation
8% (245)
cough
6% (252)
increased sex drive
4% (251)
Sertraline (Zoloft)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
54% (408)
weight changes
41% (404)
excessive tiredness
38% (408)
dry mouth
37% (404)
drowsiness
36% (396)
nervousness
30% (395)
dizziness
27% (394)
headache
27% (394)
nausea
26% (402)
gas or bloating
22% (393)
excessive sweating
21% (391)
loss of appetite
18% (396)
diarrhea
17% (399)
constipation
15% (398)
pain, burning, or tingling in the hands or feet
12% (393)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
12% (391)
sore throat
7% (387)
vomiting
5% (392)
SSRIs% of members (num votes)
Sexual problems
62% (719)
Sleeplessness or drowsiness
56% (708)
Agitation (feeling jittery)
50% (702)
Headache
38% (691)
Nausea
34% (695)
Dissociation
33% (482)
\'brain storms\'
27% (119)
dizziness
28% (114)
Insomnia
47% (53)
brain zaps
34% (53)
Dry mouth
36% (36)
Tingling sensation
17% (36)
Testosterone% of members (num votes)
mood changes
45% (69)
nervousness
24% (68)
acne
22% (68)
depression
22% (67)
hot flushes
18% (68)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
18% (66)
dry skin
16% (67)
decreased sexual desire
16% (67)
headache
15% (67)
hair loss
13% (67)
weakness
13% (67)
urinary urgency
21% (43)
breast enlargement and/or pain
10% (67)
teary eyes
7% (67)
Yeast infection
11% (37)
changes in ability to smell or taste
5% (66)
polycythemia
7% (15)
elevated hematocrit
7% (15)
Thyroid (Armour)% of members (num votes)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
40% (35)
temporary hair loss
23% (35)
anxiety
23% (35)
irritability or rapid changes in mood
23% (35)
muscle weakness
24% (34)
weight loss
19% (36)
flushing
14% (36)
headache
15% (34)
changes in menstrual cycle
14% (35)
increased appetite
11% (35)
hyperactivity
9% (35)
shaking of a part of your body that you cannot control
9% (35)
stomach cramps
9% (35)
nausea
6% (34)
diarrhea
6% (35)
vomiting
3% (35)
fever
0% (35)
Trazodone% of members (num votes)
weakness or tiredness
61% (119)
headache or heaviness in head
51% (123)
decreased ability to concentrate or remember things
47% (116)
dry mouth
37% (119)
nausea
25% (118)
nightmares
24% (115)
confusion
24% (114)
nervousness
22% (116)
changes in appetite or weight
23% (115)
bad taste in mouth
22% (116)
sweating
20% (115)
constipation
17% (117)
blurred vision
17% (114)
tired, red, or itchy eyes
15% (113)
muscle pain
14% (115)
ringing in ears
10% (115)
stomach pain
8% (119)
diarrhea
8% (113)
Hip problem
15% (41)
vomiting
4% (117)
haemphilia
1% (86)
Valproic Acid (Depakote)% of members (num votes)
weight changes
61% (114)
drowsiness
56% (114)
mood swings
44% (108)
changes in appetite
44% (110)
dizziness
40% (111)
abnormal thinking
37% (109)
memory loss
34% (110)
headache
34% (106)
agitation
34% (107)
loss of coordination
28% (107)
hair loss
26% (110)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
24% (106)
constipation
23% (104)
ringing in the ears
18% (105)
blurred or double vision
15% (105)
back pain
14% (104)
heartburn
13% (106)
diarrhea
12% (104)
uncontrollable movements of the eyes
9% (106)
stuffed or runny nose
9% (106)
sore throat
8% (104)
uncontrollable facial muscle twitches
4% (25)
Venlafaxine (Effexor)% of members (num votes)
changes in sexual desire or ability
54% (728)
weakness or tiredness
42% (742)
dry mouth
39% (732)
dizziness
39% (732)
drowsiness
36% (738)
headache
33% (738)
nightmares
33% (736)
sweating
32% (722)
nausea
28% (724)
hot flashes or flushing
27% (716)
constipation
25% (728)
yawning
24% (710)
twitching
22% (726)
ringing in the ears
21% (708)
gas
21% (708)
loss of appetite
20% (718)
muscle tightness
18% (716)
change in ability to taste food
16% (716)
frequent urination
16% (710)
heartburn
14% (706)
stomach pain
14% (714)
pain, burning, numbness, or tingling in part of the body
13% (710)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
13% (714)
diarrhea
12% (708)
weight loss
12% (710)
enlarged pupils (black circles in the middle of the eyes)
11% (700)
sore throat, chills, or other signs of infection
10% (700)
burping
9% (710)
difficulty urinating
9% (706)
anxiety
52% (116)
nervousness
46% (112)
weight gain
42% (110)
vomiting
6% (708)
brain \"zaps\"
50% (88)
sore skin
13% (78)
cold nose
10% (78)

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