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Multiple Sclerosis (528 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

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)
Time release meds can be dangerous because side effects persist
5% (370)
tachycardia
3% (517)
very tired could not sleep, eyes seemed very big
4% (315)
Derealization
2% (752)
hypotension
3% (413)
Pneumothorax
1% (1350)
Hepatitis B
1% (1347)
Weight gain
8% (73)
tic exacerbation
1% (467)
new symptoms during withdrawal of substance
2% (218)
faster recovery after vertigo/nausea attack
4% (124)
off label used for stage fright
1% (370)
Severe abdominal pain
6% (70)
reduced anticipatory stress
5% (63)
oversensitised
3% (87)
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)
uncontrollable outbursts
3% (64)
increased blood pressure
11% (18)
irritability
3% (65)
Headache
4% (52)
Allergic reaction
1% (70)
renal failure diagnosed by ER from accupuncture
1% (105)
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)
Difficulty waking up
31% (26)
Jaundice
1% (543)
Convulsion
1% (347)
Watery mouth
1% (528)
Rash
2% (124)
seziure
1% (96)
Baclofen% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
58% (72)
weakness
37% (67)
dizziness
34% (68)
confusion
24% (67)
upset stomach
18% (65)
insomnia
18% (61)
headache
43% (14)
thrush
7% (42)
Citalopram (Celexa)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
54% (326)
excessive tiredness
39% (320)
drowsiness
39% (315)
dry mouth
35% (313)
nausea
29% (315)
nervousness
28% (310)
excessive sweating
19% (308)
loss of appetite
18% (306)
diarrhea
15% (309)
excitement
14% (307)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
14% (308)
stomach pain
14% (307)
muscle or joint pain
12% (307)
vomiting
6% (307)
Excessive yawning
25% (71)
Headache
19% (79)
Corticosteroids% of members (num votes)
Having difficulty sleeping
62% (894)
Increased appetite, weight gain
59% (922)
Nervousness, restlessness
52% (896)
Sudden mood swings
49% (922)
Swollen, "puffy" face
44% (896)
Water retention, swelling
40% (864)
Easy bruising
37% (902)
Irritability
49% (672)
Muscle weakness
35% (908)
Lower resistance to infection
34% (882)
irritability
44% (642)
Stomach irritation
32% (878)
weight gain
45% (432)
overeating
35% (732)
Difficulty sleeping
58% (412)
Blurred vision
26% (896)
anxiety
37% (626)
lowered libido
31% (728)
Decreased productivity
33% (652)
decreased libido
30% (722)
Acne
23% (880)
heart palpitations
28% (698)
Increased growth of body hair
20% (886)
Night Sweats
31% (544)
Pounding heart
26% (634)
panic attacks
23% (686)
Osteoporosis (bone weakening disease)
18% (884)
Felt jittery
38% (388)
High blood pressure
17% (868)
Tingling in feet
22% (578)
anger
28% (450)
Tingling/pain in feet
20% (574)
Diarrhea
22% (514)
very dry eyes
19% (576)
rapid heartbeat
28% (406)
muscle spasms
27% (414)
painful legs
20% (522)
dizziness on standing
25% (384)
Eye twitching
21% (422)
Excessive yawning
16% (566)
word recall problems
24% (374)
numbing (emotionally)
15% (552)
Fever
13% (534)
Suicidal Thoughts
11% (688)
paranoia
11% (704)
REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
11% (636)
headaches
37% (188)
Cataracts or glaucoma
8% (862)
Worsening of diabetes
8% (862)
inability to orgasm
11% (576)
Disorientation
13% (450)
Low blood pressure
8% (654)
red splatches on areas of skin where clothing was tight
13% (384)
Swelling at injection site
6% (660)
Mania
8% (506)
Sedation
5% (832)
migraine relief
7% (556)
Severe Hair Loss
18% (168)
unable to cry
3% (728)
impotence
3% (402)
seizure
0% (376)
Gabapentin (Neurontin)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
61% (601)
tiredness or weakness
58% (589)
dizziness
48% (583)
memory problems
48% (566)
unsteadiness
39% (565)
weight gain
39% (565)
dry mouth
38% (562)
anxiety
31% (555)
headache
30% (561)
double or blurred vision
28% (559)
constipation
28% (556)
back or joint pain
28% (555)
difficulty concentrating or paying attention
54% (266)
swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
25% (551)
nausea
25% (554)
mental slowness
48% (264)
strange or unusual thoughts
23% (557)
Constipation
23% (455)
heartburn
17% (548)
shaking of a part of your body that you cannot control
17% (549)
runny nose, sneezing, cough, sore throat, or flu-like symptoms
15% (539)
diarrhea
14% (548)
unwanted eye movements
12% (553)
ear pain
12% (541)
speech problems
23% (259)
diarhea
12% (484)
water retension
22% (255)
red, itchy eyes (sometimes with swelling or discharge)
10% (540)
water retention
19% (254)
inability to sleep
29% (148)
\"high\" or elevated mood
14% (258)
fever
6% (542)
vomiting
6% (545)
VAGINAL ODOR
8% (392)
Narrow emotional diversity
17% (176)
no libido
42% (64)
No emotions at all
11% (192)
absent libido
35% (62)
delayed reaction time
33% (63)
Hypertension
8% (201)
Bruising
16% (104)
Severe stomach pain
8% (201)
Severe itchy rash
8% (201)
occasional mild stomach upset; mostly if taken on an empty stomach
19% (62)
Nausea
20% (54)
dissociation
16% (64)
SWOLLEN GLANDS
11% (92)
rectal bleeding
4% (100)
Decrease in urine output
8% (39)
Decreased urine output
8% (38)
Glatiramer (Copaxone)% of members (num votes)
pain, redness, swelling, itching, or lump in the place where you injected glatiramer
80% (35)
flushing
42% (31)
weakness
41% (32)
tightness in muscles
39% (31)
depression
38% (32)
nervousness
35% (31)
purple patches on skin
30% (30)
pain in the back, neck, or any other part of the body
28% (32)
urgent need to urinate or defecate
31% (29)
loss of appetite
26% (31)
swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
29% (28)
confusion
23% (30)
sweating
24% (29)
abnormal dreams
20% (30)
shaking hands that you cannot control
19% (32)
severe headache
20% (30)
weight gain
20% (30)
difficulty speaking
17% (29)
immediate post injection reaction
60% (5)
nausea
10% (29)
diarrhea
7% (30)
painful or changed menstrual periods
7% (29)
vaginal itching and discharge
7% (29)
joint pain
7% (29)
ear pain
3% (29)
white patches in the mouth
4% (27)
crossed eyes
0% (28)
vomiting
0% (29)
Interferon beta-1a (Avonex, Rebif)% of members (num votes)
bruising, pain, redness, swelling, bleeding, or irritation at the injection spot
69% (72)
Fatigue
92% (50)
numbness, burning, tingling, or pain in hands or feet
47% (72)
joint pain
47% (72)
tight muscles
46% (70)
dizziness
44% (68)
runny nose
26% (68)
eye problems
20% (70)
toothache
18% (68)
hair loss
18% (68)
stomach pain
14% (72)
Depression
100% (6)
Diarrhea
50% (12)
Flu-like chills & fever/shakiness
100% (6)
allergic rash
7% (54)
Worsening of MS Symptoms overall
100% (4)
Muscle spasms/cramps possibly caused by Rebif
100% (4)
Psoriasis
8% (52)
Folate defieincy due to use of NSAIDs
33% (6)
increased bleeding
0% (26)
Low dose naltrexone (LDN)% of members (num votes)
increased sense of well-being
55% (279)
vivid dreams
49% (281)
increased self-confidence
42% (272)
difficulty sleeping
34% (275)
drowsiness
20% (171)
increased sex drive
17% (266)
Muscle ache
21% (116)
Sore Joints
20% (116)
body aches
18% (122)
Increased muscle strength
18% (67)
doesn\'t work
24% (45)
decreased orgasim
16% (63)
Hypothyroidism
7% (111)
ulcer
5% (124)
Folate deficiency
5% (37)
Triggers Herpes Simplex virus
0% (10)
Modafinil (Provigil)% of members (num votes)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
42% (231)
headache
37% (232)
dry mouth
32% (220)
dizziness
27% (227)
excessive thirst
25% (217)
loss of appetite
24% (218)
sweating
22% (213)
drowsiness
21% (223)
jittery
30% (145)
confusion
18% (211)
nausea
15% (223)
unusual tastes
14% (214)
flushing
14% (214)
back pain
13% (213)
more energy
42% (65)
constipation
12% (220)
tight muscles or difficulty moving
10% (209)
gas
9% (215)
heartburn
9% (214)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of your body
9% (209)
burning, tingling, or numbness of the skin
8% (212)
difficulty seeing or eye pain
8% (212)
diarrhea
8% (220)
nosebleed
5% (214)
Zoloft - shaking, lack of sexual intrest and could not feel my clitoris at all
11% (72)
It was appalling to get off this drug.
8% (66)
suicidal ideations
7% (57)
Send of no emotions at all or severe emotions
6% (17)
renal failure
0% (77)
fell asleep, kicked out of group - snored
0% (74)
Tizanidine (Zanaflex)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
80% (51)
dizziness
54% (48)
dry mouth
51% (47)
weakness
41% (46)
heartburn
28% (46)
depression
26% (47)
constipation
27% (45)
sweating
24% (46)
tingling sensation in the arms, legs, hands, and feet
24% (46)
back pain
22% (46)
nervousness
22% (46)
increased muscle spasms
18% (45)
stomach pain
15% (46)
diarrhea
16% (45)
vomiting
5% (44)
rash
4% (45)
Addiction
0% (42)

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