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Insomnia (12,022 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP)% of members (num votes)
Improved sleep
34% (334)
More balanced mood
34% (334)
Reduced anxiety
29% (334)
Drowsiness
26% (338)
Nausea
12% (328)
Reduced sex drive
9% (326)
Nightmares
9% (326)
Stomach cramps
7% (324)
Hypertension
6% (326)
Flatulence
6% (324)
Memory problems
8% (190)
nausea
6% (195)
Hair loss
5% (205)
Vomiting
2% (323)
Difficulty urinating
2% (161)
Acupuncture% of members (num votes)
Pain relief
42% (1380)
Bruising
19% (1361)
Nausea relief
13% (1349)
Bleeding
11% (1350)
yawning
13% (454)
Bacterial infection
4% (1368)
Nerve injury
4% (1361)
night sweats
7% (712)
heartburn
5% (945)
Upset stomach
8% (535)
beware of counterfeit drugs and do not mix medications....
11% (376)
Jaw clenching
8% (472)
vertigo
8% (446)
dehydration
6% (537)
weight gain
13% (215)
rebound anxiety
7% (384)
hair loss
7% (372)
drop in blood pressure
6% (420)
urinary hesitancy
6% (380)
hunger
5% (442)
wired
5% (440)
headached
10% (213)
yeast infections
7% (318)
rough on stomach
4% (443)
tachycardia
3% (517)
Time release meds can be dangerous because side effects persist
5% (370)
Derealization
2% (752)
very tired could not sleep, eyes seemed very big
4% (315)
hypotension
3% (413)
Pneumothorax
1% (1350)
Hepatitis B
1% (1347)
tic exacerbation
1% (467)
Weight gain
8% (73)
faster recovery after vertigo/nausea attack
4% (124)
new symptoms during withdrawal of substance
2% (218)
Severe abdominal pain
6% (70)
off label used for stage fright
1% (370)
reduced anticipatory stress
5% (63)
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
1% (368)
oversensitised
3% (87)
increased blood pressure
11% (18)
uncontrollable outbursts
3% (64)
Headache
4% (52)
irritability
3% (65)
renal failure diagnosed by ER from accupuncture
1% (105)
Allergic reaction
1% (70)
Halusinations
0% (280)
kept me awake
1% (98)
easy to anger
2% (63)
Alprazolam (Xanax)% of members (num votes)
Reduced anxiety
87% (610)
Reduced panic
81% (597)
Drowsiness
62% (564)
Decreased inhibitions
41% (561)
Forgetfulness
37% (550)
Light-headedness
28% (562)
Dizziness
25% (545)
Dry mouth
25% (537)
Decreased sex drive
24% (539)
Depression
23% (561)
Irritability
15% (545)
Blurred vision
14% (543)
Muscle weakness
13% (544)
Constipation
13% (539)
Insomnia
11% (547)
Nausea
8% (540)
depression
18% (223)
Hyperactivity
7% (550)
Tremor
6% (541)
racing thoughts
9% (246)
suicidal thoughts
9% (219)
high blood pressure
5% (238)
Vomiting
2% (537)
Seizure
2% (548)
Hot Flashes when dosage increased
4% (237)
Jaundice
1% (543)
Difficulty waking up
31% (26)
Convulsion
1% (347)
Watery mouth
1% (528)
Rash
2% (124)
seziure
1% (96)
Amitriptyline% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
61% (616)
weakness or tiredness
53% (610)
dry mouth
54% (609)
changes in appetite or weight
37% (601)
constipation
30% (600)
changes in sex drive or ability
30% (586)
headaches
25% (587)
confusion
24% (587)
unsteadiness
24% (582)
nightmares
23% (586)
nausea
21% (589)
blurred vision
20% (582)
excessive sweating
17% (581)
pain, burning, or tingling in the hands or feet
15% (580)
difficulty urinating
11% (581)
felt like a zombie
39% (140)
vomiting
7% (580)
Suicidal Thoughts
13% (165)
Angry
12% (179)
Halucinations
7% (180)
Restless legs
19% (64)
Antidepressants% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
60% (536)
decreased sex drive
60% (531)
dry mouth
57% (539)
weight gain
52% (535)
nervousness / anxiety
45% (534)
insomnia
45% (529)
increased appetite
38% (524)
constipation
37% (528)
dizziness
36% (518)
confusion
28% (519)
decreased appetite
25% (520)
increased heart rate
22% (521)
blurred vision
22% (516)
urinary retention
14% (518)
Night Sweats
34% (182)
body tremors
14% (101)
Clonazepam (Klonopin, Rivotril)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
74% (524)
difficulty thinking or remembering
49% (506)
unsteadiness
35% (491)
dizziness
33% (496)
problems with coordination
32% (490)
changes in sex drive or ability
28% (480)
blurred vision
16% (482)
frequent urination
15% (485)
muscle or joint pain
12% (483)
increased saliva
5% (483)
nightmare
9% (135)
nightmares
9% (130)
rash
2% (134)
unconscious
1% (68)
Shortness of breath
0% (29)
Codeine% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
52% (213)
constipation
52% (205)
lightheadedness
39% (206)
dizziness
32% (206)
nausea
26% (204)
stomach pain
26% (202)
headache
24% (205)
mood changes
22% (205)
muscle fatigue
19% (180)
Muscle Spasms
15% (154)
difficulty urinating
7% (198)
vomiting
7% (200)
Muscle spasms
23% (40)
Increase Blood Sugars (Diabetes)
4% (181)
aggrivates GERD
22% (32)
Dissociation
14% (50)
thick feat
4% (156)
confusion
10% (58)
Extreme increase in pain
13% (39)
convex spots on lower arms
2% (129)
vivid dreams
0% (3)
Diazepam (Valium)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
67% (262)
tiredness
56% (258)
dizziness
33% (255)
weakness
29% (251)
dry mouth
28% (254)
changes in appetite
16% (242)
diarrhea
8% (248)
nausea
7% (243)
Reduced sex drive
28% (18)
risky behavior
6% (65)
Diphenhydramine (Benadryl)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
75% (784)
dry mouth, nose, and throat
49% (749)
dizziness
26% (731)
Sleepiness
63% (263)
nervousness
16% (721)
headache
15% (720)
muscle weakness
14% (727)
constipation
11% (722)
loss of appetite
10% (722)
nausea
8% (726)
excitement (especially in children)
7% (721)
increased chest congestion
5% (720)
increased blood pressure
8% (289)
vomiting
2% (720)
affected kidney function
4% (288)
Eszopiclone (Lunesta)% of members (num votes)
daytime drowsiness
44% (34)
unpleasant taste
40% (35)
dizziness
36% (33)
headache
32% (34)
unusual dreams
30% (33)
dry mouth
27% (33)
lightheadedness
28% (32)
loss of coordination
24% (33)
nausea
25% (32)
decreased sexual desire
21% (33)
pain
9% (32)
vomiting
6% (32)
heartburn
6% (32)
painful menstrual periods
3% (32)
breast enlargement in males
3% (32)
Fish oil% of members (num votes)
belching
33% (1193)
indigestion
17% (1168)
loose stools
15% (1157)
reduced pain
12% (1139)
acid reflux
12% (1086)
lower blood pressure
9% (1153)
nausea
8% (542)
headache
7% (898)
Stomach Pain
6% (834)
nosebleeds
3% (1137)
Improved Sleep
11% (267)
Dry mouth
9% (298)
rash
2% (1140)
Headaches
8% (298)
ibuprofen: stomach pain
7% (302)
Sensitive Teeth
9% (202)
stomach pain
6% (299)
Sleepines
7% (225)
birth control pills: irritability
4% (300)
altered thyroid function
4% (257)
Slower clotting blood with minor cuts etc
7% (121)
Suicidality
2% (256)
Fainting
2% (200)
Dry eyes
6% (35)
dizziness
6% (31)
panic attack
25% (8)
codones-hallucinations
0% (508)
Hair Loss
20% (5)
Brain Zaps
0% (7)
Hydrocodone% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
60% (535)
constipation
52% (542)
fuzzy thinking
50% (535)
lightheadedness
42% (530)
nausea
38% (538)
dizziness
32% (527)
itching
27% (523)
dry throat
24% (520)
abnormally happy or abnormally sad mood
17% (514)
vomiting
16% (524)
Slightly nauseous
30% (267)
anxiety
15% (515)
Extreme fatigue
24% (263)
difficulty urinating
11% (515)
narrowing of the pupils (black circles in the center of the eyes)
10% (512)
rash
6% (514)
persistent cough
5% (262)
severe bruising
6% (186)
Bronchial infection
3% (261)
cough, fatigue, bronch inf, nausea s/b under Methotrexate but showed up here
2% (262)
Heart palpitations
9% (32)
Bruising
13% (15)
Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin)% of members (num votes)
gas or bloating
22% (5992)
constipation
18% (5992)
ringing in the ears
17% (5938)
heartburn
25% (3198)
diarrhea
13% (5962)
dizziness
12% (5930)
nausea
19% (3550)
nervousness
11% (5904)
stomach ache
24% (2168)
Headaches
16% (3000)
Sleepiness
16% (1840)
itching
12% (2370)
Night Sweats
14% (1940)
none
21% (1230)
Easy bruising
15% (1594)
Blurred vision
10% (2310)
Pain
16% (1042)
Chest pain
6% (2464)
Extreme itchiness
7% (2208)
peptic ulcer
5% (1802)
temporary loss of vision
2% (4392)
hyperacidity
7% (1070)
Increased phamaceutical toxins in my body
5% (1256)
Nightmares
6% (1026)
Easy bruising (fish oil)
4% (1558)
Folate deficiency from frequent use of NSAIDs
3% (856)
increased menstrual bleeding
5% (370)
anxiety
8% (196)
Increased bleeding from cuts
5% (296)
Facial/Cranial Nerve Pain
6% (158)
Tendonitis
12% (52)
Lorazepam (Ativan)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
68% (258)
tiredness
58% (253)
dizziness
36% (251)
dry mouth
28% (245)
weakness
26% (248)
changes in sex drive or ability
18% (242)
changes in appetite
13% (239)
restlessness or excitement
12% (243)
blurred vision
11% (241)
frequent urination
9% (240)
constipation
8% (241)
difficulty urinating
7% (239)
weight gain
14% (85)
nausea
5% (243)
insomnia
11% (71)
diarrhea
3% (242)
Weight gain
13% (31)
making strange sounds
3% (74)
Magnesium% of members (num votes)
diarrhea
28% (2215)
stomach discomfort
21% (2174)
nervousness
8% (944)
insomnia
10% (684)
weight gain
9% (689)
Headache
11% (546)
feeling slowed down
12% (480)
I take magnesium citrate
18% (231)
improved sleep
26% (136)
feeling more relaxed
26% (137)
disassociation
4% (929)
Not feeling anything (almost emotionless)
8% (391)
brain zaps
4% (592)
Brain
2% (808)
fewer or less-severe migraines
11% (131)
anxiety in the beginning of the treatment
3% (420)
Hypomania
2% (640)
terrible crashing feeling mid afternoon
5% (207)
stronger finger nails
8% (132)
pain in left mid-back
3% (253)
Murderous Rage
1% (541)
Loss of control of facial muscles
1% (303)
Uncontrollable vomiting
1% (291)
crashing when withdrawing
1% (206)
Lisinopril cough
1% (77)
hand tremors
4% (25)
OCD
0% (59)
when i went off it i had a seizure wish i ha some now
0% (522)
Incontinence
0% (30)
ocd
0% (58)
Paradoxical rage
0% (50)
Meditation% of members (num votes)
reduced stress
78% (2533)
improved mood
72% (2485)
improved sleep
52% (2439)
reduced pain
36% (2416)
waking up too early
15% (1954)
nasal congestion
12% (1928)
more relaxed
57% (367)
anxiety
24% (856)
muscle relaxation
46% (361)
Drowsiness
27% (535)
Passing out
6% (2157)
depression
19% (674)
deeper sleep
34% (363)
Insomnia
18% (634)
panic attacks
14% (806)
palpitations
11% (953)
more alert next day
29% (363)
Migraines
10% (887)
easy bruising
10% (903)
Crying
22% (409)
Easily Angered
15% (582)
Eye twitches
13% (650)
nervousness
20% (399)
Muscle pain/stiffness on waking
22% (353)
withdrawel
8% (949)
Eye Twitches
11% (641)
i have hardly done it
15% (448)
insomnia
16% (380)
water retention
9% (761)
Hair Loss
11% (598)
Aggression increase
11% (584)
hypotention - lowered overall blood pressure
8% (700)
\"Brain Zaps\"
9% (621)
Interesting dreams
24% (221)
tingling in hands feet and tongue
12% (431)
Head zaps
8% (657)
Swelling
8% (595)
Mouth ulcers
6% (778)
head zaps
7% (654)
unpleasant body odor
7% (703)
heart palpitations
11% (388)
stuttering
5% (887)
Rash
7% (601)
skin rash
7% (567)
worsened acne
4% (866)
increased sexual desire
9% (394)
hives
3% (938)
Sense of overall dullness
11% (302)
orthostatic hypotension
4% (701)
withdrawal
8% (376)
diarrhea
10% (263)
worried about addiction
9% (292)
Irritibility
15% (158)
Dependence/addiction
6% (365)
Withdrawal
4% (342)
agitation
14% (159)
Heightened sense of pain
14% (162)
Feeling of mental overstimulation
15% (139)
amnesia
4% (470)
stomach cramps
8% (260)
Easy bruising
12% (157)
hands sweat
9% (183)
Night excursions with no memory of it in the AM
3% (550)
Mania
5% (203)
Went off of with terrible full blown withdrawal. Even with slow tapering. Dosage makes it hard to go off of slower. But I live thru it!
4% (233)
Ideopathic Intracranial Hypertension
1% (605)
Went off of cymbals a terrible withdrawal . Full blown!
3% (233)
Weight gain
18% (45)
Severe chest pain
5% (142)
Benzo/Klonipin in not good for elderly. Now I am not old yet but I didn\'t want to wait until I was to have to go off of. Anyway after Dr and research found Klonipin is terrible for memory. So I consulted with my Dr and discussed as he originally told me
3% (236)
syncope
4% (157)
Paroxetine withdrawal
2% (341)
Seizures
1% (549)
stomach pain
9% (67)
Severe Restlessness (Akathisia)
5% (91)
Irritability when between injections
1% (328)
I went down on dosage had been on Klonipin for sleep disorder for about 20yrs at least only on 1 mg. cut in half and expected withdrawal so went very slowly and did research for withdrawal and I cut In Half down to . 5mg I have researched and realize benz
1% (237)
Nausea
6% (31)
Severe withdrawal symptoms from a slow wean
4% (45)
psychosis
2% (109)
Severe withdrawal symptoms from slow wean off medication
4% (46)
anhedonia
6% (18)
Gabapentin-severe withdrawal symptoms from a slow wean- this site will not let me list these symptoms under Gabapentin/same with nocturnal seizures
2% (45)
nausea
3% (30)
dissociation
6% (18)
Gabapentin-severe nocturnal seizures
2% (45)
Severe nocturnal seizures
0% (45)
blisters over body
0% (24)
Heart rate increased next day
0% (48)
hungover
0% (7)
Melatonin% of members (num votes)
sleepiness
56% (490)
feeling hungover
23% (478)
"heavy-head" feeling
21% (470)
headache
17% (469)
depression
11% (462)
dizzy
12% (386)
stomach discomfort
6% (461)
joint pain
5% (385)
vision problems
5% (372)
Diarrhea
4% (376)
Anxiety attacks
6% (205)
severe memory loss, sharp pains in legs
3% (383)
severe joint pain
3% (387)
Awake 2 am, then can\'t sleep
42% (24)
Wake up 4 hours later
29% (17)
Allergic reaction
2% (299)
If something interrupts the falling-asleep process I lose the effect of the melatonin
18% (11)
Group B Strep
0% (314)
Avascular necrosis
0% (298)
Quetiapine (Seroquel)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
89% (150)
difficulty thinking or concentrating
65% (146)
dizziness
58% (139)
dry mouth
50% (141)
decreased sexual desire or ability
51% (135)
unusual dreams
49% (138)
increased appetite
48% (136)
irritability
44% (140)
excessive weight gain
43% (137)
weakness
41% (140)
loss of coordination
37% (139)
difficulty speaking or using language
30% (135)
headache
26% (136)
constipation
24% (133)
pain in the joints, back, neck, or ears
22% (134)
indigestion
21% (134)
stuffy nose
20% (133)
gas
21% (130)
stomach pain or swelling
18% (130)
numbness, burning, or tingling in the arms or legs
11% (134)
breast enlargement in males
4% (127)
discharge from the breasts
3% (128)
missed menstrual periods
3% (131)
hypoglycemia
13% (24)
weight loss
13% (24)
Trazodone% of members (num votes)
weakness or tiredness
61% (342)
headache or heaviness in head
51% (354)
decreased ability to concentrate or remember things
49% (334)
dry mouth
40% (336)
confusion
30% (330)
nausea
28% (340)
nervousness
26% (334)
changes in appetite or weight
26% (332)
bad taste in mouth
25% (334)
nightmares
23% (332)
blurred vision
22% (330)
sweating
20% (330)
tired, red, or itchy eyes
19% (330)
constipation
17% (334)
ringing in ears
17% (326)
muscle pain
15% (328)
stomach pain
10% (336)
diarrhea
9% (326)
Hip problem
14% (176)
vomiting
7% (336)
Extreme leg and arm muscle spasms
19% (32)
haemphilia
2% (264)
Zolpidem (Ambien, Stilnox)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
78% (259)
'drugged feeling'
65% (251)
unusual dreams
42% (247)
unsteady walking
38% (240)
difficulty keeping balance
36% (239)
dizziness
35% (240)
weakness
29% (243)
dry mouth or throat
27% (240)
forgetfulness
46% (108)
headache
17% (240)
changes in appetite
14% (237)
constipation
13% (239)
ringing, pain, or itching in the ears
13% (235)
joint, back, or neck pain
13% (232)
gas
11% (235)
muscle aches or cramps
10% (236)
heartburn
10% (236)
burning or tingling in the hands, arms, feet, or legs
10% (241)
stomach pain or tenderness
10% (237)
eye redness
8% (231)
diarrhea
7% (234)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
7% (236)
amnesia
27% (59)
eating while sleeping
24% (59)
heavy menstrual bleeding
4% (233)
Binge Eating
35% (20)
Extreme & unquenchable thirst
19% (31)

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