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Depression (13,335 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP)% of members (num votes)
More balanced mood
33% (295)
Improved sleep
33% (293)
Reduced anxiety
28% (295)
Drowsiness
26% (300)
Nausea
12% (293)
Reduced sex drive
9% (290)
Nightmares
9% (290)
Stomach cramps
7% (289)
Flatulence
6% (289)
Hypertension
6% (291)
Memory problems
10% (154)
Hair loss
6% (170)
nausea
5% (159)
Vomiting
2% (288)
Difficulty urinating
3% (126)
Acupuncture% of members (num votes)
Pain relief
41% (1219)
Bruising
19% (1202)
Nausea relief
14% (1190)
Bleeding
11% (1193)
Bacterial infection
4% (1208)
Nerve injury
4% (1201)
night sweats
6% (554)
heartburn
4% (787)
yawning
11% (299)
beware of counterfeit drugs and do not mix medications....
13% (231)
Upset stomach
7% (377)
Jaw clenching
7% (314)
vertigo
8% (286)
dehydration
5% (381)
Time release meds can be dangerous because side effects persist
7% (228)
rebound anxiety
7% (234)
hunger
6% (286)
drop in blood pressure
6% (264)
wired
5% (287)
yeast infections
8% (168)
hair loss
6% (223)
urinary hesitancy
6% (233)
rough on stomach
4% (287)
weight gain
18% (68)
Derealization
2% (596)
tachycardia
3% (365)
headached
11% (65)
very tired could not sleep, eyes seemed very big
4% (168)
Pneumothorax
1% (1192)
hypotension
2% (262)
Hepatitis B
0% (1191)
tic exacerbation
2% (312)
new symptoms during withdrawal of substance
4% (73)
off label used for stage fright
1% (225)
Halusinations
1% (134)
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% (224)
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% (531)
Reduced panic
82% (521)
Drowsiness
62% (493)
Decreased inhibitions
42% (488)
Forgetfulness
37% (480)
Light-headedness
28% (489)
Dizziness
25% (476)
Dry mouth
24% (471)
Decreased sex drive
24% (471)
Depression
23% (489)
Irritability
15% (477)
Blurred vision
14% (474)
Constipation
13% (471)
Muscle weakness
12% (475)
Insomnia
11% (479)
Hyperactivity
8% (480)
Nausea
8% (471)
depression
20% (156)
Tremor
6% (472)
racing thoughts
8% (178)
suicidal thoughts
9% (151)
high blood pressure
5% (171)
Vomiting
2% (468)
Jaundice
2% (474)
Seizure
2% (477)
Hot Flashes when dosage increased
4% (169)
Convulsion
1% (278)
Watery mouth
1% (461)
Rash
4% (55)
seziure
3% (29)
Amitriptyline% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
61% (512)
weakness or tiredness
53% (506)
dry mouth
52% (504)
changes in appetite or weight
37% (499)
constipation
29% (499)
changes in sex drive or ability
30% (489)
confusion
25% (491)
headaches
25% (490)
unsteadiness
25% (485)
nightmares
24% (488)
nausea
20% (493)
blurred vision
20% (488)
excessive sweating
18% (484)
pain, burning, or tingling in the hands or feet
14% (486)
difficulty urinating
10% (487)
vomiting
7% (488)
felt like a zombie
45% (38)
Angry
14% (84)
Suicidal Thoughts
15% (68)
Halucinations
8% (86)
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
49% (781)
headache
33% (779)
forgetfulness
38% (668)
Fatigue
36% (688)
drowsiness
29% (784)
excitement
29% (781)
dizziness
29% (774)
excessive sweating
25% (769)
Dizzyness upon standing
29% (658)
constipation
23% (763)
nausea
22% (772)
anxiety
43% (385)
anxious
39% (389)
weight loss
19% (767)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
17% (771)
worsened depression horribly
17% (616)
Memory loss
26% (368)
loss of interest in sex
41% (222)
cold painful numb fingers
12% (645)
ringing ears
23% (297)
palipitations
20% (317)
SSRI - sleepy
17% (311)
More tired
29% (181)
vomiting
6% (762)
anger/temper outbursts
26% (141)
Dialated eyes
4% (583)
Restless legs
21% (96)
serotonin storm
4% (441)
diarrhea
9% (138)
Heart rate slowed
5% (232)
less emotions
31% (29)
heart rate felt slower
3% (234)
psychosis
5% (140)
seizure
1% (506)
allergic reaction
2% (114)
Passing Out
0% (30)
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% (267)
increased effects of pain meds
0% (39)
Caffeine% of members (num votes)
difficulty sleeping
56% (1840)
fast heart rate
53% (1865)
excessive urination
50% (1837)
restlessness
49% (1850)
anxiety
42% (1842)
irritability
38% (1836)
tremors
22% (1804)
dizziness
21% (1813)
nausea
20% (1811)
depression
18% (1794)
focused
54% (552)
happier
49% (513)
relaxed
24% (535)
Acid reflux
31% (323)
Gas and bloating
26% (304)
less concerned about cronic lateness
14% (497)
higher awareness of dust and desire to clean
13% (499)
Sweats
20% (71)
Decreased kinesia
3% (287)
hypoglycemia
11% (64)
Weight gain
24% (25)
Citalopram (Celexa)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
54% (283)
excessive tiredness
38% (277)
drowsiness
38% (272)
dry mouth
36% (272)
nausea
30% (272)
nervousness
28% (269)
loss of appetite
19% (265)
excessive sweating
18% (267)
excitement
15% (267)
diarrhea
15% (266)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
14% (267)
stomach pain
13% (264)
muscle or joint pain
13% (266)
vomiting
7% (265)
Excessive yawning
31% (29)
Headache
16% (37)
Clonazepam (Klonopin, Rivotril)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
75% (436)
difficulty thinking or remembering
50% (425)
unsteadiness
35% (412)
dizziness
34% (418)
problems with coordination
33% (412)
changes in sex drive or ability
28% (405)
frequent urination
17% (410)
blurred vision
17% (408)
muscle or joint pain
13% (408)
increased saliva
6% (408)
nightmare
7% (57)
nightmares
7% (54)
rash
4% (57)
Duloxetine (Cymbalta)% of members (num votes)
tiredness
50% (396)
changes in sexual desire or ability
49% (395)
dry mouth
45% (392)
sweating or night sweats
43% (396)
nausea
39% (401)
drowsiness
41% (385)
dizziness
37% (388)
headache
35% (388)
weakness
33% (389)
constipation
28% (392)
muscle pain or cramps
23% (382)
decreased appetite
22% (391)
stomach pain
20% (388)
heartburn
18% (384)
increased urination
17% (387)
diarrhea
15% (386)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
15% (378)
vomiting
15% (389)
difficulty urinating
14% (381)
Excessive sleeping
27% (112)
Turned into emotional zombie/ dissasociated
27% (66)
itching
21% (81)
facial myofacial pain
15% (100)
anxiety
75% (8)
Bruising
45% (11)
inability to physically cry (while feeling sadness)
23% (13)
severe allergic reaction, rash itching
11% (9)
Steven Johnson Syndrome
0% (57)
Steven-Johnson Syndrome
0% (59)
Escitalopram (Lexapro)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
55% (343)
drowsiness
35% (338)
excessive tiredness
34% (336)
dry mouth
28% (335)
increased appetite
23% (335)
increased sweating
23% (333)
dizziness
22% (336)
nausea
21% (333)
increased anxiety
25% (237)
constipation
14% (334)
diarrhea
13% (331)
Disassociation
24% (176)
stomach pain
9% (329)
flu-like symptoms
8% (329)
heartburn
8% (331)
runny nose
6% (327)
sneezing
3% (324)
Fish oil% of members (num votes)
belching
33% (1073)
indigestion
17% (1053)
loose stools
15% (1043)
reduced pain
12% (1025)
acid reflux
12% (971)
lower blood pressure
9% (1040)
nausea
8% (429)
headache
7% (786)
Stomach Pain
6% (721)
nosebleeds
3% (1025)
rash
2% (1028)
Improved Sleep
14% (155)
Dry mouth
10% (185)
ibuprofen: stomach pain
9% (188)
stomach pain
7% (185)
Headaches
7% (184)
birth control pills: irritability
6% (188)
Sensitive Teeth
11% (91)
altered thyroid function
5% (146)
Sleepines
6% (113)
Suicidality
3% (144)
Slower clotting blood with minor cuts etc
38% (8)
codones-hallucinations
1% (395)
Fainting
1% (87)
Fluoxetine (Prozac)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
51% (497)
nervousness
42% (507)
dry mouth
40% (491)
drowsiness
33% (487)
nausea
26% (491)
excessive sweating
24% (486)
weakness
22% (478)
loss of appetite
21% (486)
severe sleep disturbances
29% (283)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
17% (485)
weight loss
16% (486)
sore throat
11% (484)
dizziness
23% (132)
suicidal thoughts
25% (67)
headaches
31% (36)
fatigue
29% (7)
Imipramine (Tofranil)% of members (num votes)
dry mouth
67% (54)
weakness or tiredness
46% (54)
drowsiness
44% (55)
constipation
37% (54)
excessive sweating
35% (52)
excitement or anxiety
30% (53)
changes in appetite or weight
29% (52)
changes in sex drive or ability
24% (50)
nausea
23% (53)
skin more sensitive to sunlight than usual
21% (52)
blurred vision
22% (51)
nightmares
15% (53)
difficulty urinating
15% (53)
frequent urination
11% (53)
Lamotrigine (Lamictal)% of members (num votes)
difficulty thinking or concentrating
48% (157)
drowsiness
38% (154)
loss of balance or coordination
29% (149)
blurred vision
25% (155)
dizziness
25% (151)
difficulty speaking
25% (150)
constipation
18% (146)
stomach, back, or joint pain
17% (145)
loss of appetite
15% (147)
double vision
11% (150)
uncontrollable movements of the eyes
9% (148)
weight loss
10% (146)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
9% (141)
missed or painful menstrual periods
8% (148)
diarrhea
8% (145)
swelling, itching, or irritation of the vagina
7% (145)
Mania
14% (21)
Addiction
0% (21)
Levothyroxine% of members (num votes)
irritability
32% (185)
insomnia
30% (186)
nervousness
28% (189)
sensitivity to heat
28% (186)
excessive sweating
26% (188)
headache
24% (190)
temporary hair loss
24% (189)
increased appetite
20% (187)
diarrhea
16% (188)
weight loss
15% (192)
stomach cramps
13% (187)
tremor
12% (191)
changes in menstrual cycle
12% (185)
nausea
11% (186)
heart palpitations
60% (15)
fever
5% (183)
vomiting
4% (186)
Hives
15% (27)
Rash
25% (8)
Insomnia
29% (7)
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)
depression
44% (98)
restlessness
43% (101)
thirsty
51% (74)
loss of appetite
32% (103)
constipation
31% (100)
indigestion
24% (99)
stomach pain or bloating
23% (99)
mood swing
40% (57)
thin, brittle fingernails or hair
22% (100)
hair loss
22% (101)
change in the ability to taste food
22% (97)
gas
21% (96)
unusual discomfort in cold temperatures
20% (98)
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)
swollen lips
3% (97)
Affect kidney function
9% (34)
Acne
0% (7)
Low dose naltrexone (LDN)% of members (num votes)
increased sense of well-being
54% (244)
vivid dreams
47% (246)
increased self-confidence
42% (239)
difficulty sleeping
35% (242)
increased sex drive
18% (238)
drowsiness
22% (143)
Muscle ache
19% (86)
body aches
17% (92)
Sore Joints
19% (85)
Hypothyroidism
7% (82)
doesn\'t work
28% (18)
ulcer
5% (94)
Increased muscle strength
11% (36)
decreased orgasim
12% (34)
Folate deficiency
13% (8)
Magnesium% of members (num votes)
diarrhea
28% (1879)
stomach discomfort
21% (1841)
nervousness
8% (610)
insomnia
9% (354)
weight gain
9% (357)
disassociation
4% (603)
Headache
11% (218)
feeling slowed down
15% (147)
Brain
3% (482)
brain zaps
4% (266)
Not feeling anything (almost emotionless)
11% (61)
Hypomania
2% (313)
anxiety in the beginning of the treatment
5% (95)
Murderous Rage
2% (215)
when i went off it i had a seizure wish i ha some now
0% (194)
Meditation% of members (num votes)
reduced stress
78% (4334)
improved mood
71% (4256)
improved sleep
52% (4180)
reduced pain
36% (4146)
waking up too early
15% (3258)
nasal congestion
12% (3204)
anxiety
25% (1062)
Passing out
6% (3664)
depression
21% (728)
palpitations
12% (1254)
panic attacks
15% (982)
Drowsiness
28% (494)
Insomnia
18% (662)
withdrawel
9% (1248)
easy bruising
9% (1164)
Migraines
9% (1128)
Easily Angered
17% (582)
more relaxed
58% (160)
water retention
9% (902)
muscle relaxation
49% (158)
Eye twitches
11% (692)
Aggression increase
12% (582)
Eye Twitches
10% (688)
hypotention - lowered overall blood pressure
8% (792)
Crying
26% (236)
deeper sleep
38% (160)
stuttering
5% (1140)
Hair Loss
10% (608)
Mouth ulcers
6% (928)
nervousness
25% (222)
i have hardly done it
16% (334)
worsened acne
5% (1096)
unpleasant body odor
6% (798)
more alert next day
29% (160)
Swelling
7% (602)
\"Brain Zaps\"
7% (642)
Head zaps
6% (704)
insomnia
17% (188)
head zaps
6% (706)
Rash
7% (604)
skin rash
7% (544)
tingling in hands feet and tongue
12% (290)
Muscle pain/stiffness on waking
24% (140)
orthostatic hypotension
4% (792)
hives
3% (1236)
heart palpitations
15% (200)
increased sexual desire
10% (210)
amnesia
5% (364)
withdrawal
11% (186)
Night excursions with no memory of it in the AM
3% (520)
Sense of overall dullness
20% (70)
Dependence/addiction
6% (168)
Ideopathic Intracranial Hypertension
2% (620)
Seizures
2% (516)
Withdrawal
5% (132)
Irritability when between injections
4% (112)
worried about addiction
11% (36)
Paroxetine withdrawal
1% (134)
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)
heartburn
10% (194)
tight muscles or difficulty moving
10% (188)
gas
9% (193)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of your body
9% (188)
difficulty seeing or eye pain
8% (191)
diarrhea
8% (198)
burning, tingling, or numbness of the skin
8% (189)
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% (305)
sleepiness or feeling "drugged"
43% (300)
difficulty concentrating
43% (296)
nervousness
39% (289)
weight gain
38% (290)
dizziness
36% (292)
forgetfulness
36% (288)
dry mouth
35% (288)
unusual dreams
34% (290)
headache
34% (297)
weakness
30% (289)
confusion
28% (286)
sweating
26% (287)
nausea
25% (287)
yawning
19% (284)
decreased appetite
18% (284)
sensitivity to light
18% (284)
constipation
18% (285)
pain in the back, muscles, joints, or anywhere in the body
17% (282)
muscle weakness or tightness
16% (283)
gas
15% (283)
stomach pain
13% (285)
diarrhea
12% (282)
changes in ability to taste food
11% (288)
heartburn
11% (281)
flushing (redness in face and other ares of skin)
11% (280)
weight loss
11% (283)
lump or tightness in throat
11% (284)
sore teeth and gums
10% (281)
runny nose
9% (280)
painful or irregular menstruation
8% (273)
vomiting
7% (282)
cough
5% (281)
increased sex drive
4% (280)
Sertraline (Zoloft)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
55% (466)
weight changes
41% (460)
dry mouth
38% (461)
excessive tiredness
38% (465)
drowsiness
37% (453)
nervousness
31% (451)
dizziness
26% (448)
nausea
26% (457)
headache
26% (451)
gas or bloating
22% (449)
excessive sweating
21% (447)
loss of appetite
19% (451)
diarrhea
18% (456)
constipation
15% (453)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
13% (446)
pain, burning, or tingling in the hands or feet
12% (448)
sore throat
6% (441)
vomiting
6% (448)
Inability to sleep
30% (33)
SSRIs% of members (num votes)
Sexual problems
61% (818)
Sleeplessness or drowsiness
57% (800)
Agitation (feeling jittery)
52% (793)
Headache
38% (782)
Nausea
34% (788)
Dissociation
33% (574)
Insomnia
47% (146)
dizziness
33% (204)
Dry mouth
50% (129)
\'brain storms\'
26% (210)
brain zaps
32% (145)
Tingling sensation
21% (126)
burning scalp
18% (11)
burning throat
20% (10)
burning tongue
8% (12)
burning lips
10% (10)
burningface
9% (11)
Testosterone% of members (num votes)
mood changes
44% (80)
depression
26% (78)
nervousness
24% (79)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
25% (77)
acne
22% (79)
decreased sexual desire
21% (78)
dry skin
18% (78)
hot flushes
18% (79)
urinary urgency
24% (54)
headache
17% (78)
weakness
15% (78)
hair loss
14% (78)
breast enlargement and/or pain
13% (78)
teary eyes
8% (78)
changes in ability to smell or taste
5% (77)
Yeast infection
8% (48)
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)
shaking of a part of your body that you cannot control
10% (40)
stomach cramps
10% (40)
nausea
10% (40)
hyperactivity
8% (40)
Rash
100% (1)
vomiting
3% (40)
fever
0% (40)
Trazodone% of members (num votes)
weakness or tiredness
62% (135)
headache or heaviness in head
52% (141)
decreased ability to concentrate or remember things
50% (131)
dry mouth
40% (133)
confusion
28% (129)
bad taste in mouth
25% (132)
nausea
25% (133)
changes in appetite or weight
25% (130)
nightmares
25% (130)
nervousness
23% (131)
blurred vision
21% (129)
sweating
20% (130)
tired, red, or itchy eyes
18% (129)
constipation
17% (132)
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
62% (130)
drowsiness
57% (130)
changes in appetite
44% (126)
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)
back pain
13% (119)
heartburn
12% (121)
diarrhea
11% (119)
stuffed or runny nose
8% (121)
uncontrollable movements of the eyes
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% (848)
weakness or tiredness
42% (860)
dizziness
39% (852)
dry mouth
39% (842)
drowsiness
36% (854)
headache
34% (858)
nightmares
33% (848)
sweating
31% (840)
hot flashes or flushing
27% (836)
nausea
26% (840)
constipation
24% (844)
yawning
24% (820)
twitching
21% (840)
ringing in the ears
21% (824)
loss of appetite
20% (834)
gas
20% (822)
muscle tightness
17% (830)
frequent urination
16% (826)
change in ability to taste food
16% (830)
pain, burning, numbness, or tingling in part of the body
14% (824)
anxiety
49% (236)
heartburn
13% (820)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
13% (832)
stomach pain
13% (828)
brain \"zaps\"
48% (208)
diarrhea
12% (822)
nervousness
43% (228)
weight gain
41% (224)
weight loss
11% (824)
enlarged pupils (black circles in the middle of the eyes)
10% (812)
burping
9% (824)
difficulty urinating
9% (824)
sore throat, chills, or other signs of infection
9% (814)
vomiting
6% (818)
Agitation
36% (56)
sore skin
10% (188)
cold nose
6% (192)
shooting pain up one leg
4% (96)
shooting pains up one leg
4% (96)

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