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Depression (12,583 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP)% of members (num votes)
More balanced mood
33% (281)
Improved sleep
33% (280)
Reduced anxiety
28% (281)
Drowsiness
26% (286)
Nausea
11% (280)
Nightmares
9% (277)
Reduced sex drive
8% (277)
Stomach cramps
7% (276)
Hypertension
6% (278)
Flatulence
6% (276)
Memory problems
8% (140)
Hair loss
6% (157)
nausea
4% (147)
Vomiting
2% (275)
Difficulty urinating
3% (113)
Acupuncture% of members (num votes)
Pain relief
41% (1139)
Bruising
19% (1122)
Nausea relief
13% (1114)
Bleeding
11% (1114)
Nerve injury
4% (1121)
Bacterial infection
4% (1126)
heartburn
4% (706)
night sweats
6% (473)
yawning
11% (220)
beware of counterfeit drugs and do not mix medications....
14% (154)
Upset stomach
6% (296)
Jaw clenching
7% (236)
vertigo
7% (207)
dehydration
5% (298)
hunger
6% (207)
Derealization
2% (517)
wired
5% (208)
Time release meds can be dangerous because side effects persist
7% (153)
drop in blood pressure
5% (187)
rough on stomach
4% (208)
rebound anxiety
6% (157)
tachycardia
3% (285)
yeast infections
9% (91)
urinary hesitancy
4% (155)
Pneumothorax
1% (1112)
hypotension
3% (185)
Hepatitis B
0% (1112)
hair loss
3% (144)
tic exacerbation
1% (234)
very tired could not sleep, eyes seemed very big
2% (91)
off label used for stage fright
1% (150)
Halusinations
0% (57)
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% (151)
Adderall% of members (num votes)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
67% (186)
loss of appetite
66% (174)
dry mouth
57% (173)
jitters
54% (172)
weight loss
49% (171)
sweating
34% (168)
headache
29% (171)
sleepiness
21% (173)
dizziness
21% (168)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
18% (169)
nausea
15% (165)
diarrhea
14% (165)
stomach pain
13% (166)
fever
4% (164)
vomiting
1% (165)
Alprazolam (Xanax)% of members (num votes)
Reduced anxiety
87% (490)
Reduced panic
81% (480)
Drowsiness
62% (454)
Decreased inhibitions
42% (450)
Forgetfulness
38% (445)
Light-headedness
28% (450)
Dizziness
25% (440)
Decreased sex drive
24% (438)
Dry mouth
24% (436)
Depression
22% (454)
Irritability
16% (442)
Blurred vision
14% (439)
Constipation
13% (436)
Muscle weakness
13% (440)
Insomnia
11% (443)
Nausea
8% (436)
Hyperactivity
7% (445)
Tremor
6% (437)
depression
18% (122)
suicidal thoughts
9% (117)
racing thoughts
7% (143)
high blood pressure
6% (137)
Vomiting
2% (434)
Jaundice
2% (439)
Seizure
2% (442)
Hot Flashes when dosage increased
4% (136)
Convulsion
2% (244)
Watery mouth
0% (427)
Rash
5% (21)
Amitriptyline% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
59% (463)
weakness or tiredness
52% (458)
dry mouth
52% (456)
changes in appetite or weight
36% (453)
changes in sex drive or ability
30% (443)
constipation
29% (453)
headaches
24% (445)
unsteadiness
24% (437)
confusion
24% (443)
nightmares
23% (443)
nausea
20% (446)
blurred vision
19% (442)
excessive sweating
18% (440)
pain, burning, or tingling in the hands or feet
13% (440)
difficulty urinating
10% (440)
vomiting
7% (442)
Angry
13% (38)
Suicidal Thoughts
13% (23)
Halucinations
5% (40)
Aripiprazole (Abilify)% of members (num votes)
Restlessness
45% (107)
Weight gain
43% (107)
Anxiety
44% (103)
Drowsiness
41% (106)
More balanced mood
33% (104)
Dizziness
30% (103)
Insomnia
30% (103)
Reduced mania
25% (102)
Nausea
21% (103)
Headache
19% (102)
Blurred vision
19% (102)
Constipation
18% (101)
Vomiting
5% (101)
Shortness of Breath
33% (3)
Fevers
33% (3)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)% of members (num votes)
dry mouth
49% (723)
headache
33% (723)
Fatigue
36% (633)
forgetfulness
38% (613)
drowsiness
30% (726)
dizziness
29% (717)
excitement
29% (723)
excessive sweating
26% (714)
Dizzyness upon standing
30% (603)
constipation
23% (708)
nausea
22% (716)
anxiety
43% (329)
weight loss
19% (712)
anxious
40% (335)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
17% (715)
worsened depression horribly
16% (560)
Memory loss
28% (316)
cold painful numb fingers
13% (592)
loss of interest in sex
41% (169)
ringing ears
23% (245)
palipitations
21% (263)
SSRI - sleepy
19% (263)
More tired
33% (129)
vomiting
6% (707)
anger/temper outbursts
30% (91)
Dialated eyes
5% (531)
serotonin storm
4% (390)
Heart rate slowed
6% (182)
diarrhea
10% (86)
Restless legs
20% (44)
heart rate felt slower
4% (182)
psychosis
8% (89)
seizure
1% (454)
allergic reaction
2% (63)
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% (217)
Caffeine% of members (num votes)
difficulty sleeping
57% (1738)
fast heart rate
53% (1759)
excessive urination
50% (1737)
restlessness
50% (1748)
anxiety
42% (1741)
irritability
38% (1733)
tremors
22% (1704)
dizziness
21% (1711)
nausea
20% (1710)
depression
18% (1694)
focused
54% (447)
happier
48% (413)
relaxed
24% (435)
Acid reflux
32% (222)
less concerned about cronic lateness
15% (402)
Gas and bloating
28% (204)
higher awareness of dust and desire to clean
13% (400)
Decreased kinesia
3% (191)
Citalopram (Celexa)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
53% (270)
excessive tiredness
38% (267)
drowsiness
38% (262)
dry mouth
35% (261)
nausea
31% (262)
nervousness
28% (258)
loss of appetite
19% (255)
excessive sweating
17% (257)
excitement
16% (257)
diarrhea
15% (256)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
14% (257)
stomach pain
13% (254)
muscle or joint pain
13% (256)
vomiting
7% (255)
Excessive yawning
32% (19)
Headache
15% (26)
Clonazepam (Klonopin, Rivotril)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
76% (401)
difficulty thinking or remembering
52% (390)
unsteadiness
35% (380)
dizziness
34% (386)
problems with coordination
33% (380)
changes in sex drive or ability
28% (374)
frequent urination
17% (380)
blurred vision
17% (378)
muscle or joint pain
13% (378)
increased saliva
6% (376)
nightmares
4% (25)
rash
0% (26)
nightmare
0% (25)
Duloxetine (Cymbalta)% of members (num votes)
changes in sexual desire or ability
49% (363)
tiredness
49% (364)
dry mouth
46% (361)
sweating or night sweats
43% (365)
nausea
39% (365)
drowsiness
40% (355)
dizziness
36% (356)
headache
33% (356)
weakness
31% (357)
constipation
27% (359)
muscle pain or cramps
23% (353)
decreased appetite
22% (360)
stomach pain
19% (357)
heartburn
17% (354)
increased urination
16% (357)
diarrhea
15% (356)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
14% (347)
difficulty urinating
14% (350)
vomiting
14% (358)
Excessive sleeping
27% (81)
facial myofacial pain
14% (70)
Turned into emotional zombie/ dissasociated
20% (35)
itching
13% (48)
Steven-Johnson Syndrome
0% (30)
Steven Johnson Syndrome
0% (29)
Escitalopram (Lexapro)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
56% (321)
drowsiness
35% (316)
excessive tiredness
34% (315)
dry mouth
29% (314)
increased appetite
23% (314)
dizziness
22% (315)
increased sweating
22% (312)
nausea
21% (311)
increased anxiety
26% (217)
constipation
15% (312)
diarrhea
13% (309)
Disassociation
25% (155)
stomach pain
10% (308)
flu-like symptoms
8% (308)
heartburn
8% (310)
runny nose
7% (307)
sneezing
3% (304)
Fish oil% of members (num votes)
belching
33% (1025)
indigestion
16% (1007)
loose stools
15% (997)
reduced pain
12% (980)
acid reflux
11% (925)
lower blood pressure
9% (995)
nausea
8% (386)
headache
7% (741)
Stomach Pain
6% (676)
nosebleeds
3% (980)
rash
2% (983)
Improved Sleep
14% (111)
ibuprofen: stomach pain
8% (144)
Dry mouth
6% (139)
birth control pills: irritability
6% (144)
stomach pain
5% (140)
Headaches
5% (140)
altered thyroid function
4% (101)
Sensitive Teeth
5% (44)
codones-hallucinations
1% (351)
Sleepines
3% (67)
Suicidality
1% (100)
Fainting
0% (42)
Fluoxetine (Prozac)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
51% (470)
nervousness
42% (477)
dry mouth
40% (462)
drowsiness
33% (460)
nausea
26% (462)
excessive sweating
24% (459)
weakness
22% (451)
loss of appetite
22% (459)
weight loss
17% (459)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
17% (458)
severe sleep disturbances
30% (255)
sore throat
11% (457)
dizziness
20% (103)
suicidal thoughts
26% (38)
headaches
14% (7)
Imipramine (Tofranil)% of members (num votes)
dry mouth
67% (51)
weakness or tiredness
43% (51)
drowsiness
42% (52)
constipation
37% (51)
excessive sweating
35% (49)
excitement or anxiety
30% (50)
changes in appetite or weight
27% (49)
changes in sex drive or ability
23% (47)
nausea
22% (50)
skin more sensitive to sunlight than usual
22% (49)
blurred vision
21% (48)
nightmares
14% (50)
difficulty urinating
14% (50)
frequent urination
10% (50)
Lamotrigine (Lamictal)% of members (num votes)
difficulty thinking or concentrating
47% (150)
drowsiness
37% (147)
loss of balance or coordination
28% (143)
difficulty speaking
25% (144)
blurred vision
23% (148)
dizziness
23% (144)
constipation
19% (140)
stomach, back, or joint pain
17% (139)
loss of appetite
14% (140)
double vision
10% (144)
weight loss
10% (140)
uncontrollable movements of the eyes
10% (142)
missed or painful menstrual periods
8% (142)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
9% (135)
swelling, itching, or irritation of the vagina
7% (139)
diarrhea
6% (139)
Mania
14% (14)
Addiction
0% (15)
Levothyroxine% of members (num votes)
irritability
33% (172)
insomnia
30% (173)
nervousness
28% (176)
sensitivity to heat
27% (173)
excessive sweating
26% (175)
headache
24% (176)
temporary hair loss
23% (176)
increased appetite
20% (174)
diarrhea
17% (174)
weight loss
16% (178)
stomach cramps
13% (174)
changes in menstrual cycle
12% (172)
tremor
11% (177)
nausea
10% (172)
fever
5% (170)
vomiting
4% (172)
Hives
14% (14)
heart palpitations
100% (2)
Lithium% of members (num votes)
weight gain or loss
53% (102)
dry mouth
50% (100)
fine hand movements that are difficult to control
44% (100)
depression
44% (96)
restlessness
42% (99)
thirsty
51% (72)
loss of appetite
33% (101)
constipation
32% (98)
indigestion
25% (97)
stomach pain or bloating
24% (97)
mood swing
40% (55)
thin, brittle fingernails or hair
21% (98)
hair loss
21% (99)
change in the ability to taste food
22% (95)
gas
20% (94)
unusual discomfort in cold temperatures
20% (96)
joint or muscle pain
19% (94)
slurred speach
31% (54)
acne
15% (97)
excessive saliva in the mouth
11% (93)
chest pains
10% (50)
tongue pain
4% (95)
swollen lips
3% (95)
Affect kidney function
9% (32)
Acne
0% (5)
Low dose naltrexone (LDN)% of members (num votes)
increased sense of well-being
55% (227)
vivid dreams
46% (229)
increased self-confidence
43% (222)
difficulty sleeping
33% (225)
increased sex drive
17% (221)
drowsiness
22% (127)
Muscle ache
18% (68)
body aches
16% (73)
Sore Joints
16% (67)
ulcer
6% (77)
Hypothyroidism
6% (64)
Increased muscle strength
15% (20)
decreased orgasim
12% (17)
Magnesium% of members (num votes)
diarrhea
28% (1736)
stomach discomfort
21% (1702)
nervousness
9% (473)
insomnia
11% (218)
disassociation
4% (468)
weight gain
7% (217)
Brain
3% (347)
Headache
11% (80)
feeling slowed down
33% (9)
brain zaps
2% (133)
Hypomania
1% (180)
Murderous Rage
1% (78)
when i went off it i had a seizure wish i ha some now
0% (59)
Meditation% of members (num votes)
reduced stress
78% (4086)
improved mood
71% (4024)
improved sleep
52% (3960)
reduced pain
36% (3930)
waking up too early
15% (3046)
nasal congestion
12% (3002)
anxiety
25% (856)
Passing out
6% (3450)
palpitations
12% (1050)
panic attacks
14% (784)
depression
19% (536)
Drowsiness
30% (298)
withdrawel
8% (1038)
Insomnia
17% (468)
easy bruising
8% (956)
Migraines
8% (928)
Easily Angered
15% (388)
water retention
8% (708)
Eye twitches
12% (502)
Eye Twitches
10% (500)
hypotention - lowered overall blood pressure
7% (600)
Mouth ulcers
6% (732)
Aggression increase
11% (388)
stuttering
4% (936)
worsened acne
4% (896)
\"Brain Zaps\"
8% (458)
Hair Loss
8% (418)
unpleasant body odor
5% (604)
i have hardly done it
20% (148)
Head zaps
6% (524)
head zaps
5% (526)
orthostatic hypotension
4% (602)
Swelling
6% (410)
hives
2% (1034)
Rash
6% (418)
skin rash
5% (352)
tingling in hands feet and tongue
14% (100)
Night excursions with no memory of it in the AM
2% (330)
amnesia
5% (172)
Crying
15% (40)
Seizures
2% (330)
Ideopathic Intracranial Hypertension
1% (436)
heart palpitations
25% (8)
nervousness
10% (20)
increased sexual desire
0% (18)
Modafinil (Provigil)% of members (num votes)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
43% (191)
headache
37% (195)
dry mouth
31% (185)
dizziness
27% (190)
excessive thirst
26% (182)
loss of appetite
23% (181)
sweating
23% (179)
drowsiness
21% (188)
jittery
34% (109)
confusion
19% (176)
unusual tastes
15% (182)
nausea
13% (186)
flushing
13% (179)
constipation
12% (185)
back pain
12% (178)
heartburn
10% (182)
gas
10% (181)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of your body
10% (176)
tight muscles or difficulty moving
9% (175)
difficulty seeing or eye pain
8% (178)
diarrhea
7% (185)
burning, tingling, or numbness of the skin
7% (176)
nosebleed
5% (180)
more energy
33% (27)
Zoloft - shaking, lack of sexual intrest and could not feel my clitoris at all
15% (41)
suicidal ideations
13% (23)
It was appalling to get off this drug.
6% (33)
renal failure
0% (45)
fell asleep, kicked out of group - snored
0% (41)
Paroxetine (Paxil)% of members (num votes)
decreased sex drive
50% (289)
sleepiness or feeling "drugged"
43% (287)
difficulty concentrating
43% (284)
nervousness
38% (278)
weight gain
37% (276)
dizziness
37% (279)
forgetfulness
36% (276)
dry mouth
36% (275)
unusual dreams
35% (278)
headache
33% (284)
weakness
31% (277)
confusion
28% (274)
sweating
26% (274)
nausea
26% (275)
yawning
19% (272)
decreased appetite
19% (272)
sensitivity to light
18% (272)
constipation
18% (272)
pain in the back, muscles, joints, or anywhere in the body
17% (270)
muscle weakness or tightness
16% (271)
gas
15% (271)
stomach pain
13% (273)
lump or tightness in throat
11% (273)
diarrhea
11% (270)
changes in ability to taste food
11% (275)
weight loss
11% (271)
heartburn
11% (270)
flushing (redness in face and other ares of skin)
11% (270)
runny nose
9% (268)
sore teeth and gums
9% (268)
painful or irregular menstruation
8% (262)
vomiting
7% (270)
cough
5% (269)
increased sex drive
4% (268)
Sertraline (Zoloft)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
54% (442)
weight changes
40% (437)
dry mouth
38% (438)
excessive tiredness
37% (442)
drowsiness
36% (430)
nervousness
32% (428)
nausea
26% (434)
headache
27% (428)
dizziness
27% (426)
gas or bloating
22% (426)
excessive sweating
21% (424)
loss of appetite
19% (428)
diarrhea
18% (433)
constipation
15% (430)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
13% (423)
pain, burning, or tingling in the hands or feet
12% (425)
sore throat
6% (418)
vomiting
5% (425)
Inability to sleep
30% (10)
SSRIs% of members (num votes)
Sexual problems
62% (768)
Sleeplessness or drowsiness
57% (754)
Agitation (feeling jittery)
52% (747)
Headache
39% (737)
Nausea
34% (741)
Dissociation
33% (527)
Insomnia
53% (101)
dizziness
33% (159)
\'brain storms\'
27% (164)
Dry mouth
49% (83)
brain zaps
36% (101)
Tingling sensation
22% (81)
Testosterone% of members (num votes)
mood changes
44% (75)
depression
26% (73)
nervousness
23% (74)
acne
22% (74)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
22% (72)
decreased sexual desire
19% (73)
hot flushes
19% (74)
dry skin
18% (73)
urinary urgency
22% (49)
headache
15% (73)
hair loss
15% (73)
weakness
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
29% (38)
temporary hair loss
27% (37)
anxiety
26% (38)
muscle weakness
25% (36)
weight loss
21% (38)
headache
16% (37)
changes in menstrual cycle
14% (37)
flushing
13% (38)
increased appetite
14% (37)
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
61% (127)
headache or heaviness in head
51% (131)
decreased ability to concentrate or remember things
48% (124)
dry mouth
38% (126)
confusion
26% (122)
nightmares
26% (123)
nausea
25% (126)
nervousness
24% (124)
bad taste in mouth
23% (124)
changes in appetite or weight
22% (123)
sweating
21% (123)
blurred vision
20% (122)
constipation
18% (125)
tired, red, or itchy eyes
17% (121)
muscle pain
15% (123)
ringing in ears
12% (122)
stomach pain
9% (127)
diarrhea
9% (121)
vomiting
6% (125)
Hip problem
15% (48)
haemphilia
1% (93)
Valproic Acid (Depakote)% of members (num votes)
weight changes
60% (121)
drowsiness
55% (121)
mood swings
42% (115)
changes in appetite
41% (117)
dizziness
38% (118)
abnormal thinking
34% (116)
headache
33% (113)
memory loss
32% (117)
agitation
32% (114)
loss of coordination
26% (114)
hair loss
25% (117)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
22% (113)
constipation
22% (111)
ringing in the ears
17% (112)
blurred or double vision
14% (112)
back pain
14% (111)
heartburn
12% (113)
diarrhea
11% (111)
stuffed or runny nose
9% (113)
uncontrollable movements of the eyes
9% (113)
sore throat
7% (111)
uncontrollable facial muscle twitches
3% (32)
Venlafaxine (Effexor)% of members (num votes)
changes in sexual desire or ability
54% (778)
weakness or tiredness
42% (792)
dizziness
39% (784)
dry mouth
39% (780)
drowsiness
36% (786)
headache
33% (788)
nightmares
33% (784)
sweating
31% (770)
hot flashes or flushing
27% (764)
nausea
27% (772)
yawning
25% (758)
constipation
24% (776)
twitching
22% (774)
ringing in the ears
21% (756)
gas
21% (756)
loss of appetite
20% (766)
muscle tightness
18% (762)
change in ability to taste food
16% (764)
frequent urination
16% (760)
pain, burning, numbness, or tingling in part of the body
14% (758)
heartburn
14% (754)
stomach pain
13% (762)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
13% (762)
diarrhea
12% (756)
anxiety
53% (166)
weight loss
11% (756)
enlarged pupils (black circles in the middle of the eyes)
11% (746)
nervousness
48% (160)
burping
9% (758)
sore throat, chills, or other signs of infection
10% (748)
weight gain
44% (158)
brain \"zaps\"
50% (140)
difficulty urinating
9% (756)
vomiting
6% (756)
sore skin
11% (122)
cold nose
6% (126)
shooting pain up one leg
6% (32)
shooting pains up one leg
7% (30)

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