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Depression (12,075 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP)% of members (num votes)
Improved sleep
33% (268)
More balanced mood
33% (267)
Reduced anxiety
29% (268)
Drowsiness
25% (272)
Nausea
10% (267)
Nightmares
9% (265)
Reduced sex drive
8% (265)
Stomach cramps
7% (264)
Flatulence
6% (264)
Hypertension
6% (265)
Memory problems
8% (128)
Hair loss
6% (145)
nausea
4% (135)
Vomiting
2% (263)
Difficulty urinating
3% (101)
Acupuncture% of members (num votes)
Pain relief
41% (1085)
Bruising
18% (1068)
Nausea relief
13% (1062)
Bleeding
11% (1062)
Bacterial infection
4% (1071)
Nerve injury
4% (1067)
heartburn
5% (653)
night sweats
6% (418)
yawning
11% (164)
Upset stomach
6% (239)
Jaw clenching
7% (180)
beware of counterfeit drugs and do not mix medications....
13% (99)
Derealization
2% (462)
vertigo
7% (151)
dehydration
3% (242)
tachycardia
3% (229)
hunger
5% (151)
drop in blood pressure
5% (131)
rebound anxiety
6% (100)
hair loss
5% (92)
hypotension
4% (131)
wired
3% (153)
Time release meds can be dangerous because side effects persist
5% (99)
rough on stomach
3% (153)
Pneumothorax
0% (1059)
Hepatitis B
0% (1059)
urinary hesitancy
3% (100)
yeast infections
8% (39)
tic exacerbation
1% (178)
off label used for stage fright
1% (99)
very tired could not sleep, eyes seemed very big
3% (39)
Halusinations
0% (5)
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% (98)
Adderall% of members (num votes)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
66% (177)
loss of appetite
66% (168)
dry mouth
57% (167)
jitters
53% (165)
weight loss
49% (165)
sweating
34% (162)
headache
30% (165)
sleepiness
21% (166)
dizziness
22% (162)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
17% (163)
nausea
16% (159)
diarrhea
14% (158)
stomach pain
13% (160)
fever
4% (158)
vomiting
1% (159)
Alprazolam (Xanax)% of members (num votes)
Reduced anxiety
86% (466)
Reduced panic
81% (457)
Drowsiness
62% (435)
Decreased inhibitions
42% (428)
Forgetfulness
37% (425)
Light-headedness
28% (428)
Dizziness
25% (420)
Decreased sex drive
24% (418)
Dry mouth
24% (417)
Depression
23% (432)
Irritability
16% (422)
Blurred vision
14% (419)
Constipation
13% (416)
Muscle weakness
12% (420)
Insomnia
12% (423)
Nausea
8% (416)
Hyperactivity
7% (423)
Tremor
7% (418)
depression
19% (103)
racing thoughts
8% (124)
high blood pressure
7% (119)
Vomiting
2% (415)
suicidal thoughts
7% (98)
Jaundice
2% (419)
Seizure
1% (421)
Hot Flashes when dosage increased
3% (117)
Convulsion
2% (225)
Watery mouth
0% (409)
Rash
0% (2)
Amitriptyline% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
59% (432)
dry mouth
53% (423)
weakness or tiredness
52% (426)
changes in appetite or weight
36% (420)
constipation
30% (421)
changes in sex drive or ability
30% (411)
headaches
25% (413)
unsteadiness
25% (405)
confusion
24% (412)
nightmares
23% (412)
nausea
20% (414)
blurred vision
19% (410)
excessive sweating
18% (408)
pain, burning, or tingling in the hands or feet
14% (407)
difficulty urinating
10% (408)
vomiting
7% (410)
Angry
25% (8)
Halucinations
13% (8)
Aripiprazole (Abilify)% of members (num votes)
Restlessness
46% (103)
Anxiety
45% (99)
Weight gain
44% (103)
Drowsiness
42% (102)
More balanced mood
32% (100)
Insomnia
31% (99)
Dizziness
31% (99)
Reduced mania
24% (98)
Nausea
22% (99)
Headache
19% (98)
Blurred vision
19% (98)
Constipation
19% (97)
Vomiting
5% (97)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)% of members (num votes)
dry mouth
49% (695)
Fatigue
37% (603)
headache
32% (694)
forgetfulness
38% (583)
drowsiness
30% (698)
excitement
30% (697)
dizziness
30% (690)
excessive sweating
26% (687)
Dizzyness upon standing
30% (574)
constipation
24% (680)
nausea
22% (688)
anxiety
44% (302)
weight loss
19% (685)
anxious
41% (306)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
18% (689)
worsened depression horribly
16% (531)
Memory loss
29% (286)
cold painful numb fingers
13% (565)
loss of interest in sex
42% (142)
palipitations
23% (237)
ringing ears
25% (218)
SSRI - sleepy
20% (239)
vomiting
6% (681)
More tired
35% (99)
Dialated eyes
5% (504)
anger/temper outbursts
31% (61)
serotonin storm
5% (363)
Heart rate slowed
6% (155)
diarrhea
13% (60)
heart rate felt slower
4% (156)
Restless legs
35% (17)
psychosis
10% (63)
seizure
1% (427)
allergic reaction
3% (37)
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% (193)
Caffeine% of members (num votes)
difficulty sleeping
56% (1680)
fast heart rate
53% (1698)
excessive urination
50% (1677)
restlessness
49% (1684)
anxiety
42% (1681)
irritability
38% (1673)
tremors
21% (1649)
dizziness
21% (1653)
nausea
20% (1653)
depression
18% (1637)
focused
55% (386)
happier
49% (356)
relaxed
25% (376)
Acid reflux
32% (164)
less concerned about cronic lateness
14% (348)
higher awareness of dust and desire to clean
13% (343)
Gas and bloating
28% (147)
Decreased kinesia
4% (138)
Citalopram (Celexa)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
53% (264)
excessive tiredness
38% (260)
drowsiness
38% (255)
dry mouth
35% (255)
nausea
31% (255)
nervousness
29% (252)
loss of appetite
19% (249)
excessive sweating
18% (251)
excitement
16% (251)
diarrhea
15% (250)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
15% (251)
stomach pain
13% (248)
muscle or joint pain
13% (250)
vomiting
7% (249)
Excessive yawning
38% (13)
Headache
20% (20)
Clonazepam (Klonopin, Rivotril)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
76% (380)
difficulty thinking or remembering
51% (369)
unsteadiness
35% (359)
dizziness
34% (365)
problems with coordination
33% (359)
changes in sex drive or ability
28% (353)
frequent urination
18% (359)
blurred vision
17% (357)
muscle or joint pain
14% (357)
increased saliva
6% (355)
nightmares
33% (3)
rash
0% (4)
nightmare
0% (3)
Duloxetine (Cymbalta)% of members (num votes)
changes in sexual desire or ability
49% (348)
tiredness
49% (349)
dry mouth
46% (347)
sweating or night sweats
43% (351)
nausea
38% (351)
drowsiness
39% (339)
dizziness
36% (343)
headache
34% (342)
weakness
31% (343)
constipation
27% (344)
muscle pain or cramps
23% (340)
decreased appetite
21% (345)
stomach pain
18% (343)
heartburn
17% (340)
increased urination
16% (342)
diarrhea
15% (342)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
15% (333)
difficulty urinating
15% (336)
vomiting
14% (344)
Excessive sleeping
24% (67)
facial myofacial pain
16% (58)
itching
12% (34)
Turned into emotional zombie/ dissasociated
14% (21)
Steven-Johnson Syndrome
0% (16)
Steven Johnson Syndrome
0% (15)
Escitalopram (Lexapro)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
57% (304)
excessive tiredness
36% (298)
drowsiness
35% (300)
dry mouth
31% (297)
increased appetite
24% (297)
increased sweating
23% (296)
dizziness
22% (298)
nausea
22% (294)
increased anxiety
26% (201)
constipation
16% (295)
diarrhea
14% (292)
Disassociation
25% (139)
stomach pain
10% (291)
heartburn
8% (294)
flu-like symptoms
8% (292)
runny nose
7% (291)
sneezing
3% (288)
Fish oil% of members (num votes)
belching
32% (996)
indigestion
16% (980)
loose stools
15% (970)
reduced pain
12% (955)
acid reflux
11% (899)
lower blood pressure
10% (970)
nausea
8% (360)
headache
7% (715)
Stomach Pain
6% (651)
nosebleeds
3% (954)
rash
2% (957)
Improved Sleep
17% (83)
ibuprofen: stomach pain
9% (115)
Dry mouth
6% (110)
Headaches
5% (111)
birth control pills: irritability
5% (115)
stomach pain
4% (112)
altered thyroid function
4% (72)
codones-hallucinations
1% (325)
Suicidality
1% (71)
Sensitive Teeth
7% (15)
Fainting
0% (13)
Sleepines
0% (39)
Fluoxetine (Prozac)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
51% (446)
nervousness
42% (454)
dry mouth
40% (439)
drowsiness
33% (437)
nausea
26% (438)
excessive sweating
24% (436)
weakness
22% (429)
loss of appetite
21% (436)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
17% (435)
weight loss
16% (437)
severe sleep disturbances
31% (232)
sore throat
11% (434)
dizziness
23% (80)
suicidal thoughts
33% (15)
Imipramine (Tofranil)% of members (num votes)
dry mouth
68% (47)
drowsiness
44% (48)
weakness or tiredness
43% (47)
constipation
38% (47)
excessive sweating
36% (45)
excitement or anxiety
30% (46)
changes in appetite or weight
29% (45)
changes in sex drive or ability
23% (43)
nausea
22% (46)
skin more sensitive to sunlight than usual
22% (45)
blurred vision
22% (45)
nightmares
15% (46)
difficulty urinating
15% (46)
frequent urination
11% (46)
Lamotrigine (Lamictal)% of members (num votes)
difficulty thinking or concentrating
47% (147)
drowsiness
37% (144)
loss of balance or coordination
28% (140)
difficulty speaking
25% (141)
blurred vision
23% (145)
dizziness
23% (141)
constipation
19% (137)
stomach, back, or joint pain
17% (136)
loss of appetite
15% (137)
uncontrollable movements of the eyes
10% (139)
double vision
10% (141)
weight loss
10% (137)
missed or painful menstrual periods
9% (139)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
9% (132)
swelling, itching, or irritation of the vagina
7% (136)
diarrhea
6% (136)
Mania
18% (11)
Addiction
0% (12)
Levothyroxine% of members (num votes)
irritability
31% (163)
insomnia
29% (165)
sensitivity to heat
27% (164)
nervousness
27% (167)
excessive sweating
26% (166)
headache
24% (168)
temporary hair loss
23% (168)
increased appetite
20% (166)
diarrhea
16% (166)
weight loss
14% (170)
stomach cramps
14% (166)
changes in menstrual cycle
13% (164)
tremor
11% (169)
nausea
11% (164)
vomiting
4% (164)
fever
4% (162)
Hives
20% (5)
Lithium% of members (num votes)
weight gain or loss
54% (99)
dry mouth
51% (97)
fine hand movements that are difficult to control
44% (97)
depression
45% (93)
restlessness
43% (96)
thirsty
51% (69)
loss of appetite
34% (98)
constipation
33% (95)
indigestion
26% (94)
stomach pain or bloating
24% (94)
thin, brittle fingernails or hair
22% (95)
hair loss
22% (96)
change in the ability to taste food
23% (92)
mood swing
40% (52)
gas
21% (91)
unusual discomfort in cold temperatures
20% (93)
joint or muscle pain
20% (91)
slurred speach
31% (51)
acne
16% (94)
excessive saliva in the mouth
10% (90)
chest pains
11% (47)
tongue pain
4% (92)
Affect kidney function
10% (29)
swollen lips
3% (92)
Acne
0% (2)
Low dose naltrexone (LDN)% of members (num votes)
increased sense of well-being
55% (217)
vivid dreams
46% (218)
increased self-confidence
44% (211)
difficulty sleeping
34% (214)
increased sex drive
17% (210)
drowsiness
24% (116)
body aches
19% (62)
Muscle ache
19% (57)
Sore Joints
20% (56)
ulcer
8% (66)
Hypothyroidism
6% (54)
Increased muscle strength
22% (9)
decreased orgasim
20% (5)
Magnesium% of members (num votes)
diarrhea
27% (1673)
stomach discomfort
21% (1639)
nervousness
9% (413)
insomnia
10% (156)
disassociation
4% (407)
weight gain
6% (155)
Brain
3% (285)
Hypomania
2% (118)
brain zaps
1% (71)
Headache
6% (16)
Murderous Rage
0% (15)
Meditation% of members (num votes)
reduced stress
78% (3896)
improved mood
71% (3846)
improved sleep
51% (3784)
reduced pain
36% (3750)
waking up too early
14% (2878)
nasal congestion
13% (2836)
Passing out
6% (3282)
anxiety
24% (694)
palpitations
11% (882)
panic attacks
13% (624)
withdrawel
8% (872)
depression
18% (376)
easy bruising
8% (790)
Migraines
8% (764)
Drowsiness
37% (140)
Insomnia
16% (306)
water retention
8% (548)
Eye twitches
13% (342)
Eye Twitches
12% (340)
Easily Angered
16% (228)
Mouth ulcers
6% (572)
hypotention - lowered overall blood pressure
8% (442)
worsened acne
4% (734)
stuttering
4% (774)
orthostatic hypotension
5% (442)
\"Brain Zaps\"
8% (298)
Hair Loss
9% (258)
hives
3% (870)
unpleasant body odor
5% (444)
Head zaps
6% (366)
Aggression increase
8% (224)
head zaps
5% (366)
Rash
6% (258)
Swelling
6% (250)
skin rash
6% (192)
Night excursions with no memory of it in the AM
2% (170)
Seizures
2% (170)
amnesia
17% (12)
Ideopathic Intracranial Hypertension
1% (276)
Modafinil (Provigil)% of members (num votes)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
42% (185)
headache
37% (189)
dry mouth
31% (179)
dizziness
28% (184)
excessive thirst
26% (176)
loss of appetite
23% (175)
sweating
23% (174)
drowsiness
21% (182)
jittery
35% (104)
confusion
19% (171)
unusual tastes
15% (176)
nausea
13% (180)
flushing
13% (173)
constipation
12% (179)
back pain
12% (173)
gas
10% (175)
heartburn
10% (176)
tight muscles or difficulty moving
9% (170)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of your body
9% (171)
difficulty seeing or eye pain
8% (173)
diarrhea
7% (179)
burning, tingling, or numbness of the skin
7% (171)
nosebleed
5% (174)
more energy
32% (22)
Zoloft - shaking, lack of sexual intrest and could not feel my clitoris at all
11% (36)
suicidal ideations
17% (18)
It was appalling to get off this drug.
7% (28)
fell asleep, kicked out of group - snored
0% (36)
renal failure
0% (40)
Paroxetine (Paxil)% of members (num votes)
decreased sex drive
50% (276)
sleepiness or feeling "drugged"
44% (273)
difficulty concentrating
43% (270)
nervousness
38% (266)
weight gain
38% (264)
dizziness
37% (268)
forgetfulness
37% (264)
dry mouth
36% (264)
unusual dreams
36% (267)
headache
34% (271)
weakness
32% (265)
confusion
29% (262)
sweating
27% (263)
nausea
27% (262)
yawning
20% (261)
decreased appetite
19% (261)
constipation
18% (260)
sensitivity to light
18% (261)
pain in the back, muscles, joints, or anywhere in the body
18% (259)
muscle weakness or tightness
17% (260)
gas
16% (259)
stomach pain
13% (261)
flushing (redness in face and other ares of skin)
11% (259)
lump or tightness in throat
11% (262)
diarrhea
11% (258)
changes in ability to taste food
11% (263)
weight loss
11% (260)
heartburn
11% (258)
runny nose
9% (258)
sore teeth and gums
9% (257)
vomiting
7% (259)
painful or irregular menstruation
8% (251)
cough
5% (258)
increased sex drive
4% (257)
Sertraline (Zoloft)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
54% (423)
weight changes
40% (418)
excessive tiredness
38% (423)
dry mouth
38% (419)
drowsiness
37% (411)
nervousness
31% (410)
dizziness
27% (408)
nausea
26% (416)
headache
26% (409)
gas or bloating
22% (408)
excessive sweating
20% (405)
loss of appetite
19% (411)
diarrhea
17% (414)
constipation
15% (412)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
12% (405)
pain, burning, or tingling in the hands or feet
12% (407)
sore throat
6% (401)
vomiting
5% (407)
SSRIs% of members (num votes)
Sexual problems
62% (737)
Sleeplessness or drowsiness
56% (725)
Agitation (feeling jittery)
51% (719)
Headache
39% (707)
Nausea
34% (712)
Dissociation
33% (498)
dizziness
30% (130)
Insomnia
51% (70)
\'brain storms\'
26% (135)
brain zaps
37% (70)
Dry mouth
45% (53)
Tingling sensation
19% (53)
Testosterone% of members (num votes)
mood changes
45% (71)
nervousness
23% (70)
depression
23% (69)
acne
21% (70)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
19% (68)
hot flushes
17% (70)
decreased sexual desire
17% (69)
dry skin
16% (69)
headache
14% (69)
urinary urgency
20% (45)
hair loss
13% (69)
weakness
13% (69)
breast enlargement and/or pain
10% (69)
teary eyes
7% (69)
Yeast infection
10% (39)
changes in ability to smell or taste
4% (68)
polycythemia
6% (17)
elevated hematocrit
6% (17)
Thyroid (Armour)% of members (num votes)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
39% (36)
temporary hair loss
25% (36)
irritability or rapid changes in mood
25% (36)
muscle weakness
23% (35)
anxiety
22% (36)
weight loss
19% (37)
flushing
14% (37)
headache
14% (35)
increased appetite
14% (36)
changes in menstrual cycle
14% (36)
stomach cramps
9% (35)
hyperactivity
8% (36)
shaking of a part of your body that you cannot control
8% (36)
nausea
6% (35)
diarrhea
6% (36)
vomiting
3% (36)
fever
0% (36)
Trazodone% of members (num votes)
weakness or tiredness
62% (124)
headache or heaviness in head
52% (128)
decreased ability to concentrate or remember things
49% (121)
dry mouth
38% (123)
nightmares
27% (120)
nausea
25% (123)
confusion
26% (119)
nervousness
25% (121)
bad taste in mouth
24% (121)
changes in appetite or weight
23% (120)
sweating
22% (120)
blurred vision
19% (119)
constipation
18% (122)
tired, red, or itchy eyes
17% (118)
muscle pain
15% (120)
ringing in ears
13% (119)
stomach pain
10% (124)
diarrhea
9% (118)
vomiting
6% (122)
Hip problem
13% (45)
haemphilia
1% (90)
Valproic Acid (Depakote)% of members (num votes)
weight changes
61% (119)
drowsiness
55% (119)
mood swings
42% (113)
changes in appetite
42% (115)
dizziness
39% (116)
abnormal thinking
35% (114)
headache
33% (111)
memory loss
32% (115)
agitation
32% (112)
loss of coordination
27% (112)
hair loss
25% (115)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
23% (111)
constipation
22% (109)
ringing in the ears
17% (110)
blurred or double vision
15% (110)
back pain
14% (109)
heartburn
13% (111)
diarrhea
11% (109)
stuffed or runny nose
9% (111)
uncontrollable movements of the eyes
9% (111)
sore throat
7% (109)
uncontrollable facial muscle twitches
3% (30)
Venlafaxine (Effexor)% of members (num votes)
changes in sexual desire or ability
54% (746)
weakness or tiredness
41% (758)
dry mouth
39% (748)
dizziness
39% (750)
drowsiness
36% (754)
headache
33% (754)
nightmares
33% (752)
sweating
31% (738)
hot flashes or flushing
28% (732)
nausea
27% (740)
constipation
24% (744)
yawning
24% (726)
twitching
22% (742)
ringing in the ears
21% (724)
loss of appetite
20% (734)
gas
20% (724)
muscle tightness
18% (730)
change in ability to taste food
16% (732)
frequent urination
16% (726)
heartburn
14% (722)
stomach pain
13% (730)
pain, burning, numbness, or tingling in part of the body
13% (726)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
13% (730)
diarrhea
12% (724)
weight loss
12% (726)
enlarged pupils (black circles in the middle of the eyes)
11% (714)
anxiety
51% (134)
sore throat, chills, or other signs of infection
9% (716)
burping
9% (726)
difficulty urinating
9% (722)
nervousness
47% (128)
brain \"zaps\"
53% (106)
weight gain
41% (126)
vomiting
6% (724)
sore skin
11% (92)
cold nose
9% (94)

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