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Migraine (7,130 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

Acetaminophen (Tylenol) with Codeine% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
49% (151)
constipation
41% (151)
lightheadedness
36% (152)
upset stomach
30% (152)
dizziness
28% (153)
stomach pain
16% (147)
vomiting
15% (149)
difficulty urinating
6% (145)
rash
3% (147)
Acupuncture% of members (num votes)
Pain relief
41% (1097)
Bruising
19% (1079)
Nausea relief
13% (1072)
Bleeding
11% (1073)
Bacterial infection
4% (1082)
Nerve injury
4% (1078)
heartburn
5% (664)
night sweats
7% (429)
yawning
11% (175)
Upset stomach
7% (250)
Jaw clenching
7% (191)
beware of counterfeit drugs and do not mix medications....
13% (109)
vertigo
7% (162)
Derealization
2% (473)
dehydration
4% (253)
hunger
5% (162)
tachycardia
3% (240)
drop in blood pressure
6% (142)
wired
5% (164)
rebound anxiety
6% (111)
rough on stomach
4% (164)
Time release meds can be dangerous because side effects persist
6% (109)
Pneumothorax
0% (1070)
Hepatitis B
0% (1070)
hair loss
5% (102)
hypotension
4% (141)
yeast infections
8% (48)
urinary hesitancy
3% (111)
tic exacerbation
1% (189)
off label used for stage fright
1% (108)
very tired could not sleep, eyes seemed very big
2% (49)
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% (108)
Halusinations
0% (15)
Almotriptan (Axert)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
38% (74)
headache
22% (74)
upset stomach
19% (74)
dry mouth
16% (74)
Amitriptyline% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
59% (435)
dry mouth
53% (427)
weakness or tiredness
52% (429)
changes in appetite or weight
37% (423)
constipation
30% (424)
changes in sex drive or ability
31% (414)
headaches
25% (416)
unsteadiness
25% (408)
confusion
24% (415)
nightmares
23% (415)
nausea
20% (417)
blurred vision
19% (413)
excessive sweating
18% (411)
pain, burning, or tingling in the hands or feet
14% (411)
difficulty urinating
10% (411)
vomiting
7% (413)
Angry
18% (11)
Halucinations
9% (11)
Antidepressants% of members (num votes)
decreased sex drive
63% (408)
drowsiness
60% (412)
dry mouth
56% (413)
weight gain
52% (408)
insomnia
46% (403)
nervousness / anxiety
45% (409)
increased appetite
39% (401)
constipation
37% (400)
dizziness
34% (392)
confusion
27% (393)
decreased appetite
24% (396)
increased heart rate
23% (397)
blurred vision
20% (391)
urinary retention
14% (395)
Night Sweats
37% (57)
Aspirin% of members (num votes)
stomach pain
20% (1640)
heartburn
17% (1604)
nausea
13% (1630)
vomiting
4% (1618)
generalized increase in pain
5% (380)
seeing stars
4% (226)
diarrhea
3% (228)
Baclofen% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
57% (46)
weakness
33% (45)
dizziness
31% (45)
confusion
19% (43)
upset stomach
17% (42)
insomnia
17% (36)
thrush
11% (18)
Birth control pills% of members (num votes)
Lighter periods
65% (353)
Weight gain
55% (356)
Headaches
53% (348)
Sore or swollen breasts
53% (347)
Bloating
45% (345)
Bleeding or spotting between periods
41% (347)
Decreased sex drive
40% (342)
Decreased acne
36% (347)
Nausea
34% (351)
Increased acne
24% (344)
Vomiting
12% (343)
Increased sex drive
7% (340)
Intense Anger / Rage
21% (68)
leg sleeps
11% (63)
vision impairment
5% (63)
rapid heart rate
6% (32)
Stopped periods
25% (8)
Botox% of members (num votes)
pain, tenderness, or bruising in the place where you received the injection
66% (68)
tight muscles
31% (65)
headache
29% (65)
pain or tightness in the face
17% (63)
drowsiness
13% (64)
anxiety
11% (64)
runny nose or congestion
9% (64)
nausea
10% (62)
dry mouth
8% (64)
dry or irritated eyes
8% (64)
teary eyes
8% (64)
cough
3% (63)
sweating from parts of the body other than the underarm
3% (63)
difficulty closing the eyes
3% (64)
Butorphanol (Stadol)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
59% (17)
lightheadedness
59% (17)
nausea
59% (17)
dizziness
50% (18)
vomiting
35% (17)
headache
25% (16)
ringing in the ears
27% (15)
runny nose
13% (16)
congestion
6% (16)
sore throat
0% (16)
Caffeine% of members (num votes)
difficulty sleeping
56% (1688)
fast heart rate
53% (1707)
excessive urination
50% (1686)
restlessness
49% (1694)
anxiety
42% (1690)
irritability
38% (1681)
tremors
21% (1656)
dizziness
21% (1662)
nausea
20% (1661)
depression
18% (1644)
focused
55% (395)
happier
50% (363)
relaxed
26% (385)
Acid reflux
33% (171)
less concerned about cronic lateness
14% (354)
higher awareness of dust and desire to clean
13% (351)
Gas and bloating
29% (156)
Decreased kinesia
3% (144)
Citalopram (Celexa)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
53% (266)
excessive tiredness
38% (262)
drowsiness
37% (257)
dry mouth
35% (257)
nausea
31% (257)
nervousness
28% (254)
loss of appetite
19% (251)
excessive sweating
17% (253)
excitement
15% (253)
diarrhea
15% (252)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
15% (253)
stomach pain
13% (250)
muscle or joint pain
13% (252)
vomiting
7% (251)
Excessive yawning
33% (15)
Headache
18% (22)
Clonazepam (Klonopin, Rivotril)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
76% (384)
difficulty thinking or remembering
51% (373)
unsteadiness
35% (363)
dizziness
34% (369)
problems with coordination
33% (363)
changes in sex drive or ability
28% (357)
frequent urination
17% (363)
blurred vision
17% (361)
muscle or joint pain
14% (361)
increased saliva
6% (359)
nightmares
14% (7)
rash
0% (8)
nightmare
0% (7)
Coenzyme Q10% of members (num votes)
Feeling very tired
16% (637)
Insomnia
12% (646)
Feeling irritable
11% (637)
Headache
9% (644)
Heartburn
9% (641)
Feeling sensitive to light
8% (638)
Dizziness
8% (637)
Pain in the upper part of the abdomen
7% (640)
Nausea
7% (643)
Rashes
3% (643)
rapid heartbeat
20% (15)
Migraine
3% (104)
Corticosteroids% of members (num votes)
Having difficulty sleeping
60% (341)
Increased appetite, weight gain
58% (354)
Nervousness, restlessness
53% (344)
Sudden mood swings
47% (356)
Swollen, "puffy" face
43% (345)
Easy bruising
37% (346)
Water retention, swelling
38% (328)
Muscle weakness
33% (348)
Lower resistance to infection
32% (338)
Irritability
44% (236)
Stomach irritation
30% (335)
irritability
41% (227)
weight gain
42% (119)
overeating
32% (264)
lowered libido
32% (263)
Blurred vision
23% (344)
decreased libido
30% (261)
Acne
22% (338)
anxiety
34% (213)
Increased growth of body hair
21% (341)
Decreased productivity
31% (229)
heart palpitations
26% (247)
Osteoporosis (bone weakening disease)
18% (340)
Difficulty sleeping
55% (108)
Night Sweats
32% (176)
Pounding heart
25% (220)
High blood pressure
16% (332)
panic attacks
20% (244)
Tingling in feet
20% (191)
Felt jittery
36% (99)
very dry eyes
18% (191)
Tingling/pain in feet
17% (191)
anger
24% (130)
Diarrhea
19% (163)
painful legs
18% (164)
numbing (emotionally)
16% (181)
Cataracts or glaucoma
8% (328)
Excessive yawning
14% (190)
Suicidal Thoughts
11% (247)
Worsening of diabetes
8% (331)
Fever
12% (173)
paranoia
9% (254)
REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
10% (223)
inability to orgasm
12% (194)
rapid heartbeat
22% (106)
muscle spasms
20% (108)
Low blood pressure
9% (232)
Eye twitching
16% (115)
Disorientation
13% (131)
word recall problems
18% (94)
Swelling at injection site
6% (233)
dizziness on standing
16% (94)
migraine relief
8% (182)
Sedation
4% (317)
Mania
7% (161)
red splatches on areas of skin where clothing was tight
10% (96)
unable to cry
3% (264)
impotence
1% (107)
seizure
0% (93)
Cyclobenzaprine (Flexeril)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
69% (141)
dry mouth
38% (137)
dizziness
26% (137)
upset stomach
10% (133)
Dihydroergotamine% of members (num votes)
upset stomach
48% (42)
extreme tiredness
48% (40)
dizziness
41% (41)
weakness
31% (39)
stuffy nose
29% (41)
dryness in the nose
26% (42)
taste changes
24% (41)
vomiting
25% (40)
nosebleed
14% (42)
tingling or pain in the nose or throat
7% (42)
Allergic Reaction
0% (1)
Inability to regulate body heat
0% (2)
flat affect
0% (3)
Diphenhydramine (Benadryl)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
76% (619)
dry mouth, nose, and throat
49% (599)
dizziness
26% (588)
nervousness
16% (578)
headache
15% (578)
muscle weakness
14% (582)
Sleepiness
64% (107)
constipation
11% (582)
loss of appetite
9% (580)
excitement (especially in children)
7% (579)
nausea
7% (583)
increased chest congestion
5% (579)
vomiting
2% (578)
increased blood pressure
7% (147)
affected kidney function
4% (148)
Duloxetine (Cymbalta)% of members (num votes)
changes in sexual desire or ability
49% (349)
tiredness
49% (350)
dry mouth
46% (348)
sweating or night sweats
43% (352)
nausea
38% (352)
drowsiness
39% (340)
dizziness
36% (344)
headache
34% (343)
weakness
31% (344)
constipation
27% (345)
muscle pain or cramps
23% (341)
decreased appetite
21% (346)
stomach pain
18% (344)
heartburn
17% (341)
increased urination
16% (343)
diarrhea
15% (343)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
15% (334)
difficulty urinating
15% (337)
vomiting
14% (345)
Excessive sleeping
24% (68)
facial myofacial pain
15% (59)
itching
11% (35)
Turned into emotional zombie/ dissasociated
14% (22)
Steven Johnson Syndrome
0% (16)
Steven-Johnson Syndrome
0% (17)
Eletriptan (Relpax)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
59% (74)
weakness
27% (73)
dizziness
25% (72)
dry mouth
23% (70)
headache
18% (71)
upset stomach
15% (73)
heartburn
11% (72)
stomach pain or cramps
8% (71)
Cold extremities
17% (35)
Heaviness in chest
12% (34)
Flat affect
9% (34)
Ergotamine and Caffeine (Cafergot)% of members (num votes)
nausea
53% (51)
vomiting
40% (48)
Escitalopram (Lexapro)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
57% (306)
excessive tiredness
36% (300)
drowsiness
35% (302)
dry mouth
30% (299)
increased appetite
23% (299)
increased sweating
23% (298)
dizziness
23% (300)
nausea
22% (296)
increased anxiety
26% (203)
constipation
15% (297)
diarrhea
14% (294)
Disassociation
25% (141)
stomach pain
10% (293)
heartburn
8% (296)
flu-like symptoms
8% (294)
runny nose
6% (293)
sneezing
3% (290)
Excedrin% of members (num votes)
shakiness
23% (550)
restlessness
21% (552)
sleep problems
20% (560)
abdominal discomfort or pain
20% (560)
nausea
18% (554)
anxiety
10% (548)
vomiting
7% (550)
Fiorinal/Fioricet% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
55% (92)
lightheadedness
34% (86)
upset stomach
25% (87)
stomach pain
11% (87)
confusion
11% (83)
vomiting
7% (85)
depression
6% (85)
Frovatriptan (Frova)% of members (num votes)
excessive tiredness
34% (38)
dizziness
31% (39)
flushing
29% (38)
dry mouth
25% (40)
hot or cold feeling
19% (37)
headache
14% (37)
pain in joints or bones
11% (38)
indigestion
6% (36)
Gabapentin (Neurontin)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
59% (415)
tiredness or weakness
57% (407)
dizziness
47% (398)
memory problems
47% (389)
unsteadiness
38% (386)
dry mouth
37% (383)
weight gain
35% (386)
anxiety
30% (383)
headache
28% (383)
constipation
25% (381)
back or joint pain
25% (379)
double or blurred vision
24% (381)
strange or unusual thoughts
21% (382)
swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
21% (376)
nausea
21% (380)
Constipation
21% (289)
heartburn
16% (378)
shaking of a part of your body that you cannot control
15% (377)
runny nose, sneezing, cough, sore throat, or flu-like symptoms
15% (371)
diarrhea
14% (378)
difficulty concentrating or paying attention
48% (88)
ear pain
11% (370)
mental slowness
43% (89)
red, itchy eyes (sometimes with swelling or discharge)
10% (371)
unwanted eye movements
10% (378)
diarhea
11% (312)
vomiting
5% (376)
fever
5% (372)
speech problems
20% (87)
VAGINAL ODOR
6% (220)
water retension
14% (85)
\"high\" or elevated mood
14% (88)
water retention
13% (85)
Severe stomach pain
7% (30)
No emotions at all
10% (21)
Narrow emotional diversity
33% (6)
Severe itchy rash
0% (30)
Hypertension
0% (30)
Hydrocodone% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
60% (393)
constipation
53% (399)
fuzzy thinking
51% (395)
lightheadedness
42% (391)
nausea
37% (391)
dizziness
31% (387)
itching
29% (384)
dry throat
24% (386)
abnormally happy or abnormally sad mood
18% (383)
anxiety
16% (384)
vomiting
15% (386)
difficulty urinating
11% (384)
Slightly nauseous
28% (131)
narrowing of the pupils (black circles in the center of the eyes)
10% (380)
Extreme fatigue
22% (130)
rash
6% (381)
persistent cough
3% (131)
severe bruising
7% (56)
Bronchial infection
3% (130)
cough, fatigue, bronch inf, nausea s/b under Methotrexate but showed up here
1% (130)
Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin)% of members (num votes)
gas or bloating
22% (2307)
constipation
18% (2304)
ringing in the ears
16% (2292)
diarrhea
13% (2299)
dizziness
12% (2291)
nervousness
10% (2280)
heartburn
24% (917)
nausea
19% (1098)
Headaches
15% (822)
stomach ache
26% (407)
itching
13% (518)
Blurred vision
9% (488)
Chest pain
6% (567)
Sleepiness
14% (242)
Extreme itchiness
8% (435)
Night Sweats
11% (287)
temporary loss of vision
2% (1529)
Easy bruising
16% (124)
peptic ulcer
6% (231)
Easy bruising (fish oil)
4% (117)
Indomethacin (Indocin)% of members (num votes)
ringing in the ears
27% (52)
diarrhea
27% (52)
constipation
27% (51)
dizziness
25% (53)
headache
25% (53)
constant feeling of the need to empty the bowel
17% (52)
vomiting
9% (53)
irritation of the rectum
9% (53)
Reflux
40% (10)
drowsiness
100% (3)
double gastric ulcer
22% (9)
Ketorolac (Toradol)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
42% (66)
No relief of symptoms
51% (51)
dizziness
27% (66)
headache
19% (68)
constipation
14% (66)
gas
8% (66)
sweating
8% (65)
sores in the mouth
5% (66)
diarrhea
3% (66)
Eyelid spasm
3% (40)
Lamotrigine (Lamictal)% of members (num votes)
difficulty thinking or concentrating
47% (148)
drowsiness
37% (145)
loss of balance or coordination
28% (141)
difficulty speaking
25% (142)
blurred vision
23% (146)
dizziness
23% (142)
constipation
19% (138)
stomach, back, or joint pain
17% (137)
loss of appetite
14% (138)
double vision
10% (142)
weight loss
10% (138)
uncontrollable movements of the eyes
10% (140)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
9% (133)
missed or painful menstrual periods
9% (140)
swelling, itching, or irritation of the vagina
7% (137)
diarrhea
6% (137)
Mania
17% (12)
Addiction
0% (13)
Lithium% of members (num votes)
weight gain or loss
54% (100)
dry mouth
51% (98)
fine hand movements that are difficult to control
45% (98)
restlessness
43% (97)
depression
45% (94)
thirsty
51% (70)
loss of appetite
33% (99)
constipation
32% (96)
indigestion
25% (95)
stomach pain or bloating
24% (95)
mood swing
42% (53)
hair loss
22% (97)
change in the ability to taste food
23% (93)
thin, brittle fingernails or hair
22% (96)
gas
21% (92)
unusual discomfort in cold temperatures
20% (94)
joint or muscle pain
20% (92)
slurred speach
33% (52)
acne
16% (95)
excessive saliva in the mouth
11% (91)
chest pains
10% (48)
tongue pain
4% (93)
Affect kidney function
10% (30)
swollen lips
3% (93)
Acne
0% (3)
Low dose naltrexone (LDN)% of members (num votes)
increased sense of well-being
56% (219)
vivid dreams
45% (220)
increased self-confidence
44% (213)
difficulty sleeping
34% (216)
increased sex drive
17% (212)
drowsiness
24% (118)
body aches
19% (64)
Muscle ache
19% (59)
Sore Joints
19% (58)
ulcer
7% (68)
Hypothyroidism
5% (56)
Increased muscle strength
18% (11)
decreased orgasim
14% (7)
Magnesium% of members (num votes)
diarrhea
27% (1682)
stomach discomfort
21% (1647)
nervousness
9% (421)
insomnia
10% (165)
disassociation
4% (415)
weight gain
7% (164)
Brain
3% (294)
Headache
8% (25)
Hypomania
2% (127)
brain zaps
1% (80)
when i went off it i had a seizure wish i ha some now
0% (5)
Murderous Rage
0% (24)
Meditation% of members (num votes)
reduced stress
78% (1965)
improved mood
71% (1937)
improved sleep
51% (1908)
reduced pain
36% (1891)
waking up too early
14% (1453)
nasal congestion
13% (1432)
Passing out
6% (1656)
anxiety
24% (361)
palpitations
11% (455)
panic attacks
13% (326)
withdrawel
8% (450)
depression
18% (202)
easy bruising
8% (409)
Migraines
7% (396)
Drowsiness
32% (84)
Insomnia
15% (167)
Eye twitches
12% (185)
water retention
8% (288)
Eye Twitches
11% (184)
hypotention - lowered overall blood pressure
8% (235)
Easily Angered
15% (128)
Mouth ulcers
6% (300)
stuttering
4% (401)
worsened acne
4% (381)
hives
3% (449)
Hair Loss
8% (143)
orthostatic hypotension
5% (235)
\"Brain Zaps\"
7% (162)
unpleasant body odor
5% (236)
Head zaps
6% (197)
Aggression increase
8% (126)
head zaps
5% (197)
Rash
6% (143)
Swelling
5% (139)
skin rash
5% (110)
Seizures
2% (99)
i have hardly done it
20% (10)
Night excursions with no memory of it in the AM
2% (99)
Ideopathic Intracranial Hypertension
1% (152)
amnesia
5% (20)
Melatonin% of members (num votes)
sleepiness
55% (375)
feeling hungover
22% (366)
"heavy-head" feeling
20% (360)
headache
14% (361)
depression
10% (353)
dizzy
11% (278)
stomach discomfort
5% (352)
joint pain
5% (277)
vision problems
4% (264)
severe joint pain
3% (280)
severe memory loss, sharp pains in legs
3% (276)
Diarrhea
2% (268)
Anxiety attacks
3% (96)
Allergic reaction
1% (192)
Group B Strep
0% (207)
Avascular necrosis
0% (193)
Metaxolone (Skelaxin)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
32% (34)
dizziness
21% (34)
headache
15% (34)
upset stomach
12% (34)
vomiting
12% (33)
nervousness
3% (33)
Montelukast (Singulair)% of members (num votes)
tiredness
21% (77)
headache
13% (78)
heartburn
9% (78)
stomach pain
9% (77)
dizziness
8% (77)
Morphine% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
79% (63)
lightheadedness
76% (62)
dizziness
60% (62)
constipation
52% (60)
weakness
43% (61)
nausea
42% (62)
loss of appetite
42% (60)
confusion
37% (59)
dry mouth
33% (60)
decreased sexual desire or ability
32% (60)
headache
28% (60)
mood changes
25% (61)
agitation
20% (60)
sweating
20% (59)
vomiting
18% (61)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
18% (60)
nervousness
18% (60)
changes in ability to taste food
13% (60)
chills
12% (60)
double vision
12% (60)
weight loss
10% (60)
difficulty urinating or pain when urinating
10% (59)
stiff muscles
10% (60)
red eyes
8% (60)
small pupils (black circles in the middle of the eyes
7% (59)
shaking of a part of your body that you cannot control
5% (60)
flu symptoms
3% (60)
eye movements that you cannot control
2% (60)
diarrhea
0% (59)
Naproxen% of members (num votes)
Stomach pain
31% (479)
Heartburn
28% (474)
Nausea
25% (474)
Constipation
17% (471)
Headache
15% (472)
Drowsiness
14% (468)
Dizziness
13% (473)
Fluid retention
11% (464)
Ringing in the ears
8% (468)
Itching
6% (467)
Shortness of breath
5% (466)
Unexplained rash
3% (467)
ringing in ears
7% (151)
vomiting
7% (132)
ringing is ears
5% (151)
Increased Cramping
4% (79)
GI Bleeding
7% (27)
swollen throat & tongue
3% (37)
Migraines with aura
7% (15)
arrhythmia
0% (32)
arrythmia
0% (32)
Naratriptan (Amerge)% of members (num votes)
tiredness or weakness
36% (28)
tingling sensations
18% (28)
upset stomach
17% (29)
warm or cold temperature sensations
15% (27)
dizziness
7% (28)
vision changes
0% (28)
Oxycodone (Percocet)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
64% (251)
constipation
62% (253)
lightheadedness
50% (246)
dry mouth
47% (249)
nausea
45% (254)
itching
36% (249)
loss of appetite
31% (251)
sweating
27% (248)
headache
25% (247)
mood changes
22% (251)
flushing
22% (248)
weakness
19% (248)
vomiting
14% (249)
fatigue
39% (80)
decrease in pupil (dark circle in eye) size
9% (242)
red eyes
6% (242)
weight gain
7% (60)
Rash
6% (48)
diarrhea
4% (71)
Sleeplessness
50% (6)
Stabbing pain in abdomen
8% (39)
Weight gain, bloated
20% (10)
amnesia
3% (65)
Irritability
10% (10)
Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction
3% (39)
Heart racing
0% (9)
Electrical zings
0% (9)
Passed out
0% (9)
rash
0% (22)
Nose blees
0% (9)
Paroxetine (Paxil)% of members (num votes)
decreased sex drive
50% (278)
sleepiness or feeling "drugged"
44% (275)
difficulty concentrating
43% (272)
nervousness
38% (268)
weight gain
38% (266)
dizziness
36% (270)
forgetfulness
36% (266)
dry mouth
36% (266)
unusual dreams
35% (269)
headache
34% (273)
weakness
31% (267)
confusion
28% (264)
sweating
27% (265)
nausea
27% (264)
yawning
19% (263)
decreased appetite
19% (263)
constipation
18% (262)
sensitivity to light
18% (263)
pain in the back, muscles, joints, or anywhere in the body
18% (261)
muscle weakness or tightness
16% (262)
gas
16% (261)
stomach pain
13% (263)
flushing (redness in face and other ares of skin)
11% (261)
lump or tightness in throat
11% (264)
heartburn
11% (260)
diarrhea
11% (260)
weight loss
11% (262)
changes in ability to taste food
11% (265)
runny nose
9% (260)
sore teeth and gums
9% (259)
vomiting
7% (261)
painful or irregular menstruation
8% (253)
cough
5% (260)
increased sex drive
3% (259)
Prednisone% of members (num votes)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
57% (249)
extreme changes in mood
34% (241)
weight gain
49% (162)
pain reduction
47% (161)
weak muscles
32% (233)
extreme tiredness
31% (235)
increased sweating
31% (232)
reduction in pain levels
44% (161)
changes in the way fat is spread around the body
30% (235)
headache
29% (229)
dizziness
27% (233)
decreased sexual desire
27% (229)
thin, fragile skin
26% (238)
slowed healing of cuts and bruises
26% (233)
changes in personality
24% (231)
emotional distress
25% (217)
red or purple blotches or lines under the skin
22% (238)
Sleep soundly for 6 hrs and then wide awake and unable to go back asleep
28% (171)
heartburn
21% (226)
lapse in short-term memory
25% (169)
palpitations
25% (162)
teeth clenching
23% (164)
Mood swings
30% (118)
inappropriate happiness
14% (232)
stomach ache
19% (170)
Itchiness
16% (168)
increased hair growth
11% (228)
acne
11% (229)
swelling of feet
23% (108)
headache first night
13% (159)
stomach pain
20% (106)
irregular or absent menstrual periods
9% (224)
no effect whatsoever
10% (165)
felt like I was poisoned
8% (157)
bulging eyes
6% (230)
did not make any difference to FM symptoms
8% (156)
hives
6% (170)
abdominal swelling
18% (45)
Numb face/lips
8% (98)
sleep walking
4% (167)
ostereporosis
10% (63)
worsened breathing
9% (45)
sleep ironing
2% (151)
stomach ulcers
2% (152)
sleep driving
1% (150)
Antibiotics were cream only for my skin outbreaks
1% (143)
stomach ulcer
1% (153)
digestive bleed
0% (99)
Pregabalin (Lyrica)% of members (num votes)
tiredness
62% (310)
difficulty remembering or forgetfulness
61% (291)
dizziness
56% (304)
dry mouth
54% (298)
difficulty concentrating or paying attention
53% (290)
weight gain
51% (288)
loss of balance or unsteadiness
49% (282)
headache
41% (291)
lack of coordination
43% (280)
confusion
41% (286)
weakness
40% (285)
constipation
37% (291)
bloating
35% (286)
swelling of the arms, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
35% (277)
gas
33% (288)
nausea
32% (287)
muscle twitching
33% (281)
anxiety
33% (280)
increased appetite
32% (278)
back pain
31% (273)
speech problems
26% (283)
uncontrollable shaking or jerking of a part of the body
20% (281)
''high'' or elevated mood
18% (283)
double vision
27% (103)
vomiting
9% (281)
cold sweats
18% (93)
delirium
8% (93)
cellcept
2% (100)
Propranolol% of members (num votes)
excessive tiredness
44% (240)
dizziness or lightheadedness
43% (244)
difficulty sleeping
26% (237)
upset stomach
15% (234)
weepiness
12% (231)
constipation
11% (234)
Very low pulse
30% (81)
vomiting
6% (230)
diarrhea
6% (233)
Increased head pain
15% (74)
decreased sex drive
18% (55)
did not relieve pain
50% (20)
rash
4% (231)
Rapid heartbeat
12% (59)
dissociation
6% (83)
supposed to be for Imitrex - Heart Palpitations
10% (42)
disassociative episodes
4% (81)
double vision
10% (21)
K
2% (127)
chest pain
10% (21)
chest pain/heart attack
5% (20)
Hallucinations
2% (46)
Complement Fixation
1% (80)
hallucinations
2% (47)
dissassociative state
0% (1)
Increased sexual pleasure.
0% (23)
slept for 2 hours and then couldn\'t go back to sleep
0% (1)
Pseudoephedrine (Sudafed)% of members (num votes)
restlessness
43% (274)
headache
17% (267)
nausea
8% (262)
weakness
8% (262)
Relief, calmness
25% (84)
vomiting
2% (261)
Quetiapine (Seroquel)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
89% (109)
difficulty thinking or concentrating
65% (105)
dizziness
59% (101)
dry mouth
53% (103)
decreased sexual desire or ability
53% (98)
unusual dreams
48% (99)
increased appetite
46% (98)
irritability
44% (100)
weakness
41% (102)
excessive weight gain
40% (100)
loss of coordination
38% (102)
difficulty speaking or using language
28% (99)
headache
28% (99)
constipation
27% (97)
gas
24% (94)
indigestion
23% (97)
pain in the joints, back, neck, or ears
22% (97)
stuffy nose
21% (96)
stomach pain or swelling
19% (94)
numbness, burning, or tingling in the arms or legs
11% (98)
breast enlargement in males
4% (92)
missed menstrual periods
3% (95)
discharge from the breasts
3% (93)
Rizatriptan (Maxalt)% of members (num votes)
fatigue
55% (207)
drowsiness
55% (207)
dizziness
31% (199)
dry mouth
27% (195)
flushing (feeling of warmth)
25% (198)
upset stomach
21% (204)
tingling or numb feeling
21% (197)
fall asleep within 15 minutes of taking
26% (135)
brain fog
44% (72)
chills
14% (192)
vomiting
11% (195)
muscle pain or cramps
10% (194)
diarrhea
10% (194)
stomach pain
9% (197)
Made migraine throbbing much worse
24% (66)
headache
23% (66)
low bloodpressure
11% (127)
Vivid dreams
26% (46)
tremors
6% (194)
very jittery
14% (69)
Increased urination
21% (42)
stiff neck
22% (36)
Maxalt and all triptans - Jaw pain the first bite after taking Maxalt or any triptan, but then jaw if fine.
20% (41)
itching of nose
14% (43)
Irritability
17% (23)
Muscle spasms
5% (56)
Trouble breathing/asthma attack
5% (56)
unable to sleep
18% (17)
Made the room spin around!! Worse than the migraine!
5% (41)
Very cold nose and face
8% (24)
pressure/tightness in neck/throat.
22% (9)
Nausia
9% (23)
Nausea
22% (9)
irritability
9% (22)
Can\'t slow down
2% (125)
heart palpitaitons
67% (3)
Cushing\'s suppossed to be w/Prednisone
6% (16)
suicidal ideation
4% (25)
black thoughts
4% (23)
Using 2 X/Week Possibly contributed to heart attack
33% (3)
Hydrocodone made migraine worse
33% (3)
Fever, reduced ability to sweat
2% (43)
seizure
2% (65)
Stadol made the room spin around!! It was worse than the migraine. Another woman told me it did the same thing to her!
3% (40)
Verapamil _ Nausea
11% (9)
Blocked Thyroid Medication
0% (31)
itching of lips
0% (42)
joint pain
0% (3)
Gabapentin - severe dry eyes
0% (8)
Room spinning around was from Stadol
0% (40)
worsens migraine headache
0% (7)
got a severe red rashy bumps especially on upper body around neck and arms and face
0% (32)
Made migraine worse
0% (3)
Cushing\'s Syndrome
0% (16)
Euphoria
0% (24)
Racism
0% (13)
SSRIs% of members (num votes)
Sexual problems
62% (741)
Sleeplessness or drowsiness
56% (729)
Agitation (feeling jittery)
51% (723)
Headache
39% (711)
Nausea
34% (716)
Dissociation
32% (503)
Insomnia
52% (75)
dizziness
29% (134)
\'brain storms\'
26% (140)
Dry mouth
46% (57)
brain zaps
35% (74)
Tingling sensation
18% (57)
Sumatriptan (Imitrex)% of members (num votes)
Drowsiness
46% (954)
Dizziness or a spinning sensation (vertigo)
35% (939)
Sensations of tingling, warmth, pressure under skin
32% (927)
Chest tightness or pressure
30% (930)
Weakness
29% (930)
Jaw or neck tightness or pain
28% (942)
Flushing (redness of the skin, especially the face)
25% (921)
Anxiety
19% (918)
Ear, nose, or throat discomfort
18% (918)
Sweating
15% (906)
Rebound headaches
35% (315)
Stomach or abdominal pain
10% (900)
Muscle pain or cramps
10% (906)
Difficulty swallowing
9% (912)
Decreased salivation
8% (915)
Shoulder muscle aching
15% (363)
nausea
19% (252)
Rebound Migraines
38% (117)
skin: extreme light sensitivity
9% (417)
raised blood pressure
11% (243)
Gastroenteritis
7% (360)
Heart palpitations
27% (90)
Diarrhea
10% (216)
angioedema, allergic reaction
3% (672)
Increased Blood Pressure Leading to Migraine
13% (96)
bronchospasm, angioedema
2% (675)
angioedema
1% (663)
Heart beats very rapidly with Imitrex
18% (33)
facial welts/swelling
2% (297)
dry mouth causes cavity
4% (141)
Tizanidine (Zanaflex)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
81% (37)
dizziness
56% (34)
dry mouth
53% (32)
weakness
41% (32)
constipation
32% (31)
heartburn
28% (32)
depression
24% (33)
sweating
25% (32)
tingling sensation in the arms, legs, hands, and feet
25% (32)
back pain
22% (32)
nervousness
19% (32)
increased muscle spasms
19% (31)
diarrhea
10% (31)
stomach pain
9% (32)
rash
3% (31)
vomiting
3% (31)
Addiction
0% (28)
Topiramate (Topamax)% of members (num votes)
difficulty concentrating
70% (216)
speech problems, especially difficulty thinking of specific words
69% (216)
memory problems
66% (222)
slowed reactions
58% (211)
numbness, burning, or tingling in the hands or feet
51% (206)
drowsiness
45% (199)
confusion
42% (206)
lack of coordination
41% (206)
irritability
41% (205)
mood swings
36% (203)
weight loss
34% (204)
dry mouth
35% (197)
depression
33% (201)
headache
34% (196)
weakness
29% (198)
nervousness
26% (204)
change in ability to taste food
26% (199)
difficulty falling or staying asleep
25% (193)
extreme thirst
24% (197)
ringing in the ears
22% (192)
constipation
19% (191)
back, muscle, or bone pain
19% (195)
aggressive behavior
17% (202)
teary or dry eyes
17% (192)
hair loss
16% (194)
diarrhea
13% (194)
gas
12% (194)
Short-term memory loss
36% (61)
heartburn
11% (194)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
10% (193)
dandruff
9% (192)
swelling of the hands, arms, feet, ankles, or lower legs
9% (191)
excessive movement
7% (194)
trouble swallowing
7% (194)
excessive menstrual bleeding
6% (191)
missed menstrual periods
6% (195)
uncontrollable eye movements
6% (195)
difficulty urinating or pain when urinating
6% (189)
nosebleed
5% (193)
facial numbness
14% (72)
joint aches
14% (70)
skin problems or changes in skin color
5% (188)
some foods smelled and tasted rotten
10% (72)
joint pain
8% (66)
increased saliva
3% (192)
spaciness
67% (6)
increased resting heart rate
14% (22)
Vomiting
4% (79)
growth of hair in unusual places
1% (191)
very heavy periods that lasted for 3 or 4 weeks when I was in my 20s
3% (72)
swelling of the tongue
1% (193)
supposed to be under Tramadol---makes be depressive
3% (72)
overgrowth of the gums
1% (189)
Hypersensitive tastebuds
3% (30)
narrow angle glaucoma
4% (24)
Bruised feeling when skin is touched
0% (30)
Tramadol (Ultram)% of members (num votes)
sleepiness
43% (367)
drowsiness
41% (355)
dizziness
22% (178)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
32% (362)
nausea
30% (361)
headache
30% (359)
dry mouth
30% (349)
weakness
26% (358)
changes in mood
25% (354)
constipation
25% (351)
agitation
24% (356)
nervousness
22% (356)
sweating
20% (350)
heartburn or indigestion
19% (351)
itching
17% (350)
vomiting
14% (348)
chills
12% (344)
muscle tightness
11% (350)
diarrhea
11% (350)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
7% (348)
vaginal itching
7% (151)
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)
uncontrollable movements of the eyes
9% (111)
stuffed or runny nose
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% (377)
weakness or tiredness
41% (383)
dry mouth
39% (378)
dizziness
39% (379)
drowsiness
35% (381)
headache
33% (381)
nightmares
32% (380)
sweating
31% (373)
hot flashes or flushing
27% (370)
nausea
27% (374)
constipation
24% (376)
yawning
24% (367)
twitching
22% (375)
ringing in the ears
20% (366)
gas
20% (366)
loss of appetite
20% (371)
muscle tightness
18% (369)
change in ability to taste food
16% (370)
frequent urination
16% (367)
heartburn
14% (365)
pain, burning, numbness, or tingling in part of the body
13% (367)
stomach pain
13% (369)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
13% (369)
diarrhea
12% (366)
weight loss
11% (367)
enlarged pupils (black circles in the middle of the eyes)
11% (361)
anxiety
51% (71)
burping
9% (367)
sore throat, chills, or other signs of infection
9% (362)
difficulty urinating
8% (365)
nervousness
46% (68)
brain \"zaps\"
49% (57)
weight gain
40% (67)
vomiting
6% (366)
sore skin
10% (50)
cold nose
8% (51)
shooting pains up one leg
0% (4)
shooting pain up one leg
0% (4)
Verapamil% of members (num votes)
constipation
29% (49)
dizziness or lightheadedness
25% (51)
headache
20% (49)
heartburn
16% (49)
Zolmitriptan (Zomig)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
48% (103)
weakness
34% (94)
feeling warm or cold
26% (100)
burning or tingling feeling
25% (100)
dry mouth
24% (101)
sweating
14% (99)
upset stomach
12% (99)
heartburn
10% (98)
Clearer thinking
20% (10)
Heart Palpitations
10% (10)
Improved memory
10% (10)
Zonisamide (Zonegran)% of members (num votes)
nausea
31% (13)
changes in taste
23% (13)
dizziness
25% (12)
weight loss
17% (12)
anxiety
22% (9)
headache
17% (12)
diarrhea
17% (12)
double vision
8% (12)
pain, burning, numbness, or tingling in the hands or feet
8% (12)
confusion
8% (12)
vomiting
8% (13)
irritability
0% (12)
dry mouth
0% (11)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
0% (12)
difficulty with memory
0% (12)
constipation
0% (12)
uncontrollable eye movements
0% (11)
heartburn
0% (12)

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