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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)
wired
5% (440)
urinary hesitancy
6% (380)
hunger
5% (442)
yeast infections
7% (318)
headached
10% (213)
rough on stomach
4% (443)
tachycardia
3% (517)
Time release meds can be dangerous because side effects persist
5% (370)
very tired could not sleep, eyes seemed very big
4% (315)
Derealization
2% (752)
hypotension
3% (413)
Hepatitis B
1% (1347)
Pneumothorax
1% (1350)
Weight gain
8% (73)
tic exacerbation
1% (467)
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)
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)
Headache
4% (52)
irritability
3% (65)
increased blood pressure
11% (18)
uncontrollable outbursts
3% (64)
kept me awake
1% (98)
Allergic reaction
1% (70)
renal failure diagnosed by ER from accupuncture
1% (105)
easy to anger
2% (63)
Halusinations
0% (280)
Alpha Lipoic Acid% of members (num votes)
smelly urine
38% (40)
itchy skin
10% (41)
skin rashes or hives
7% (43)
abdominal pain
8% (40)
more vivid eyesight
8% (40)
diarrhea
5% (40)
nausea
5% (40)
improved sense of smell
5% (39)
vomiting
2% (41)
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)
Restless legs
19% (64)
Halucinations
7% (180)
Antidepressants% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
60% (536)
decreased sex drive
60% (531)
dry mouth
57% (539)
weight gain
52% (535)
insomnia
45% (529)
nervousness / anxiety
45% (534)
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% (183)
body tremors
14% (101)
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)
Duloxetine (Cymbalta)% of members (num votes)
tiredness
52% (448)
changes in sexual desire or ability
50% (450)
dry mouth
47% (446)
sweating or night sweats
44% (449)
drowsiness
42% (435)
nausea
39% (459)
dizziness
38% (439)
headache
35% (440)
weakness
34% (439)
constipation
29% (449)
muscle pain or cramps
24% (431)
decreased appetite
22% (442)
stomach pain
20% (440)
heartburn
18% (437)
increased urination
17% (437)
diarrhea
16% (439)
difficulty urinating
15% (432)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
15% (428)
vomiting
14% (441)
Excessive sleeping
31% (162)
Turned into emotional zombie/ dissasociated
30% (118)
anxiety
46% (63)
itching
21% (132)
inability to physically cry (while feeling sadness)
34% (67)
facial myofacial pain
15% (149)
Dizziness
37% (49)
Insomnia
41% (39)
Bruising
22% (63)
Increased desire for eating sweets
25% (48)
Brain zaps- when forget to have it
70% (10)
Severe weight gain while on Welbutrin (I don\'t believe this is a normal side effect)
15% (48)
insomnia
56% (9)
Heart palpitations
27% (11)
Had terrible hair loss with Topomax (I would not ever get on this again)
6% (49)
Vertigo if missed dose
43% (7)
severe allergic reaction, rash itching
3% (59)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
13% (8)
Heavy muscles
0% (6)
Steven-Johnson Syndrome
0% (108)
Steven Johnson Syndrome
0% (106)
This heading is for Meditation. I don\'t know anyone who\'s suffered negative side effects from meditating.
0% (9)
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)
Bruising
16% (104)
Hypertension
8% (201)
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)
Decreased urine output
8% (38)
Decrease in urine output
8% (39)
Glatiramer (Copaxone)% of members (num votes)
pain, redness, swelling, itching, or lump in the place where you injected glatiramer
80% (35)
weakness
41% (32)
flushing
42% (31)
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)
Imipramine (Tofranil)% of members (num votes)
dry mouth
67% (58)
drowsiness
45% (58)
weakness or tiredness
44% (57)
constipation
35% (57)
excessive sweating
33% (55)
changes in appetite or weight
31% (55)
excitement or anxiety
29% (56)
changes in sex drive or ability
26% (53)
nausea
22% (58)
skin more sensitive to sunlight than usual
20% (55)
blurred vision
20% (54)
nightmares
16% (56)
difficulty urinating
14% (56)
frequent urination
11% (56)
Interferon beta-1a (Avonex, Rebif)% of members (num votes)
bruising, pain, redness, swelling, bleeding, or irritation at the injection spot
69% (36)
Fatigue
92% (25)
numbness, burning, tingling, or pain in hands or feet
47% (36)
joint pain
47% (36)
tight muscles
46% (35)
dizziness
44% (34)
runny nose
26% (34)
eye problems
20% (35)
toothache
18% (34)
hair loss
18% (34)
stomach pain
14% (36)
Flu-like chills & fever/shakiness
100% (3)
Diarrhea
50% (6)
Depression
100% (3)
Psoriasis
8% (26)
Worsening of MS Symptoms overall
100% (2)
allergic rash
7% (27)
Muscle spasms/cramps possibly caused by Rebif
100% (2)
Folate defieincy due to use of NSAIDs
33% (3)
increased bleeding
0% (13)
Lamotrigine (Lamictal)% of members (num votes)
difficulty thinking or concentrating
48% (183)
drowsiness
39% (180)
loss of balance or coordination
29% (175)
blurred vision
24% (181)
dizziness
24% (177)
difficulty speaking
23% (176)
constipation
18% (172)
stomach, back, or joint pain
16% (171)
loss of appetite
14% (173)
double vision
10% (176)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
9% (167)
weight loss
9% (172)
uncontrollable movements of the eyes
8% (174)
diarrhea
8% (171)
dry mouth
48% (27)
missed or painful menstrual periods
7% (173)
swelling, itching, or irritation of the vagina
6% (171)
dificulty thinking and concentrating
44% (25)
headache
31% (26)
nightmares
19% (26)
Mania
6% (48)
Addiction
4% (48)
weight gain
100% (1)
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)
Magnesium% of members (num votes)
diarrhea
28% (2216)
stomach discomfort
21% (2175)
nervousness
8% (945)
insomnia
10% (685)
weight gain
9% (690)
Headache
11% (547)
feeling slowed down
12% (481)
I take magnesium citrate
18% (232)
feeling more relaxed
26% (138)
improved sleep
26% (137)
disassociation
4% (930)
Not feeling anything (almost emotionless)
8% (392)
brain zaps
4% (593)
Brain
2% (809)
fewer or less-severe migraines
11% (132)
anxiety in the beginning of the treatment
3% (421)
Hypomania
2% (641)
terrible crashing feeling mid afternoon
5% (208)
stronger finger nails
8% (133)
pain in left mid-back
3% (254)
Murderous Rage
1% (542)
Loss of control of facial muscles
1% (304)
Lisinopril cough
3% (78)
crashing when withdrawing
1% (207)
Uncontrollable vomiting
1% (292)
hand tremors
4% (26)
OCD
0% (59)
when i went off it i had a seizure wish i ha some now
0% (523)
Paradoxical rage
0% (51)
ocd
0% (59)
Incontinence
0% (31)
Oxycodone (Percocet)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
65% (347)
constipation
62% (349)
lightheadedness
50% (339)
nausea
46% (353)
dry mouth
47% (344)
itching
36% (338)
loss of appetite
30% (342)
sweating
27% (337)
headache
25% (334)
flushing
24% (338)
mood changes
24% (340)
fatigue
44% (169)
weakness
21% (335)
vomiting
16% (337)
Sleeplessness
31% (90)
decrease in pupil (dark circle in eye) size
9% (327)
red eyes
7% (328)
Irritability
22% (93)
weight gain
13% (145)
Weight gain, bloated
19% (94)
diarrhea
9% (159)
Depression/Anxiety
19% (69)
Anxiety/Depression
19% (67)
Severe muscle cramping
13% (83)
Rash
7% (134)
Heart racing
10% (92)
amnesia
5% (151)
Nightmare
15% (54)
Stabbing pain in abdomen
6% (123)
Electrical zings
8% (92)
Electric zings
9% (82)
suicide thoughts
12% (42)
Nightmares
9% (55)
Nose blees
5% (92)
rash
4% (105)
severe TMJ
6% (64)
Passed out
4% (92)
Made my bladder bleed
4% (82)
Increased blood sugar level in diabetics
3% (63)
Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction
2% (123)
burning skin sensation
29% (7)
Hives
13% (16)
Cetral Serious Retinaphy
3% (34)
rash/urticaria
3% (39)
withdrawal symptoms taking as prescribed due to fast metabolism of drug
100% (1)
hives
7% (15)
Hallucinations
0% (1)
Pregabalin (Lyrica)% of members (num votes)
tiredness
65% (454)
difficulty remembering or forgetfulness
61% (425)
dry mouth
58% (440)
dizziness
57% (442)
difficulty concentrating or paying attention
56% (426)
weight gain
53% (422)
loss of balance or unsteadiness
48% (412)
headache
42% (424)
lack of coordination
41% (410)
confusion
41% (416)
weakness
39% (411)
constipation
37% (420)
anxiety
37% (411)
bloating
35% (413)
swelling of the arms, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
35% (405)
increased appetite
35% (409)
nausea
34% (416)
gas
32% (418)
muscle twitching
33% (405)
back pain
31% (397)
speech problems
28% (411)
uncontrollable shaking or jerking of a part of the body
20% (407)
''high'' or elevated mood
19% (408)
double vision
25% (226)
extreme dryness in eyes, lungs, mouth, etc.
31% (127)
vomiting
9% (402)
cold sweats
17% (216)
side effects from meditation are all good
13% (119)
No effect whatsoever
15% (102)
delirium
5% (210)
Lower sex drive
61% (18)
increased pain
12% (68)
suicidal
17% (35)
cellcept
1% (219)
Tizanidine (Zanaflex)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
80% (51)
dizziness
54% (48)
dry mouth
51% (47)
weakness
41% (46)
heartburn
28% (46)
constipation
27% (45)
depression
26% (47)
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)
Topiramate (Topamax)% of members (num votes)
difficulty concentrating
72% (292)
speech problems, especially difficulty thinking of specific words
70% (296)
memory problems
68% (298)
slowed reactions
60% (286)
numbness, burning, or tingling in the hands or feet
53% (281)
confusion
46% (282)
drowsiness
48% (273)
lack of coordination
44% (279)
irritability
41% (279)
weight loss
36% (278)
mood swings
35% (276)
dry mouth
35% (268)
headache
34% (268)
depression
32% (274)
weakness
30% (270)
change in ability to taste food
29% (272)
nervousness
25% (275)
difficulty falling or staying asleep
26% (262)
extreme thirst
25% (270)
ringing in the ears
23% (259)
Short-term memory loss
45% (130)
constipation
20% (262)
back, muscle, or bone pain
18% (262)
hair loss
17% (263)
aggressive behavior
16% (274)
teary or dry eyes
16% (260)
spaciness
51% (73)
diarrhea
13% (263)
gas
13% (263)
heartburn
12% (263)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
12% (262)
joint aches
19% (138)
swelling of the hands, arms, feet, ankles, or lower legs
10% (260)
facial numbness
16% (140)
loss of appetite
37% (60)
excessive movement
8% (264)
trouble swallowing
8% (262)
dandruff
8% (259)
joint pain
14% (134)
excessive menstrual bleeding
7% (260)
uncontrollable eye movements
6% (264)
difficulty urinating or pain when urinating
7% (258)
some foods smelled and tasted rotten
12% (138)
missed menstrual periods
6% (264)
skin problems or changes in skin color
6% (256)
nosebleed
5% (262)
increased resting heart rate
13% (89)
Visual migraines worse
21% (42)
increased saliva
3% (260)
Vomiting
5% (147)
Hypersensitive tastebuds
7% (97)
increased urination
10% (59)
growth of hair in unusual places
2% (259)
Bruised feeling when skin is touched
5% (98)
allergic reaction
8% (64)
swelling of the tongue
2% (262)
supposed to be under Tramadol---makes be depressive
2% (138)
overgrowth of the gums
1% (259)
very heavy periods that lasted for 3 or 4 weeks when I was in my 20s
2% (138)
sore jaw
8% (12)
narrow angle glaucoma
1% (90)
Tramadol (Ultram)% of members (num votes)
sleepiness
45% (530)
drowsiness
41% (507)
dizziness
25% (326)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
32% (517)
nausea
32% (516)
dry mouth
32% (501)
headache
29% (512)
weakness
27% (513)
changes in mood
24% (507)
constipation
23% (502)
agitation
23% (508)
nervousness
21% (507)
sweating
20% (499)
heartburn or indigestion
19% (504)
itching
17% (500)
vomiting
15% (500)
muscle tightness
13% (501)
chills
13% (495)
diarrhea
10% (501)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
8% (497)
vaginal itching
7% (297)
Valproic Acid (Depakote)% of members (num votes)
weight changes
62% (150)
drowsiness
57% (151)
dizziness
40% (146)
changes in appetite
40% (146)
mood swings
41% (142)
abnormal thinking
36% (142)
memory loss
33% (144)
headache
31% (139)
agitation
30% (141)
loss of coordination
27% (140)
hair loss
26% (144)
constipation
22% (138)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
20% (141)
blurred or double vision
14% (139)
ringing in the ears
14% (138)
heartburn
12% (139)
back pain
11% (137)
diarrhea
10% (137)
uncontrollable movements of the eyes
8% (140)
stuffed or runny nose
8% (139)
sore throat
6% (137)
uncontrollable facial muscle twitches
5% (59)

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