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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

Acupuncture% of members (num votes)
Pain relief
42% (1387)
Bruising
19% (1369)
Nausea relief
13% (1357)
Bleeding
11% (1357)
yawning
13% (462)
Bacterial infection
4% (1375)
Nerve injury
4% (1368)
night sweats
7% (720)
heartburn
5% (953)
Upset stomach
8% (543)
beware of counterfeit drugs and do not mix medications....
10% (382)
Jaw clenching
8% (480)
vertigo
8% (453)
dehydration
6% (545)
weight gain
13% (222)
rebound anxiety
7% (391)
hair loss
7% (379)
drop in blood pressure
6% (427)
wired
6% (448)
hunger
5% (449)
urinary hesitancy
6% (387)
headached
10% (220)
yeast infections
7% (325)
rough on stomach
4% (450)
tachycardia
3% (525)
Time release meds can be dangerous because side effects persist
5% (376)
very tired could not sleep, eyes seemed very big
5% (322)
Derealization
2% (760)
hypotension
3% (418)
Pneumothorax
1% (1358)
Hepatitis B
1% (1355)
tic exacerbation
1% (475)
Weight gain
8% (80)
faster recovery after vertigo/nausea attack
4% (131)
new symptoms during withdrawal of substance
2% (225)
Severe abdominal pain
5% (77)
off label used for stage fright
1% (376)
Headache
5% (59)
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% (374)
reduced anticipatory stress
4% (70)
oversensitised
3% (94)
irritability
3% (72)
uncontrollable outbursts
3% (71)
increased blood pressure
8% (26)
Allergic reaction
1% (77)
Halusinations
0% (287)
kept me awake
1% (105)
easy to anger
1% (70)
renal failure diagnosed by ER from accupuncture
1% (112)
Alprazolam (Xanax)% of members (num votes)
Reduced anxiety
87% (613)
Reduced panic
81% (600)
Drowsiness
62% (567)
Decreased inhibitions
41% (564)
Forgetfulness
37% (553)
Light-headedness
28% (565)
Dizziness
25% (548)
Dry mouth
24% (539)
Decreased sex drive
24% (541)
Depression
23% (563)
Irritability
15% (547)
Blurred vision
14% (546)
Muscle weakness
14% (547)
Constipation
13% (541)
Insomnia
11% (549)
Nausea
8% (542)
Hyperactivity
7% (552)
depression
18% (225)
Tremor
6% (543)
racing thoughts
8% (248)
suicidal thoughts
9% (221)
high blood pressure
5% (240)
Vomiting
2% (539)
Hot Flashes when dosage increased
4% (239)
Seizure
2% (550)
Difficulty waking up
29% (28)
Jaundice
1% (545)
Convulsion
1% (349)
Watery mouth
1% (530)
Rash
2% (126)
seziure
1% (98)
Antidepressants% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
59% (538)
decreased sex drive
59% (533)
dry mouth
57% (541)
weight gain
52% (537)
insomnia
45% (531)
nervousness / anxiety
45% (536)
increased appetite
38% (526)
constipation
37% (530)
dizziness
36% (520)
confusion
28% (521)
decreased appetite
25% (522)
increased heart rate
22% (523)
blurred vision
22% (518)
urinary retention
14% (520)
Night Sweats
34% (185)
body tremors
14% (103)
Anxiolytic (Anti-Anxiety) Medications% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
67% (240)
decreased alertness and concentration
58% (234)
decreased sex drive
50% (149)
dizziness
34% (144)
depression
43% (233)
confusion
35% (231)
nausea
28% (232)
nightmares
28% (231)
increased appetite
26% (231)
decreased appetite
23% (226)
difficulty controlling impulses
23% (229)
blurred vision
23% (231)
Aches and Pains of Body Joints
32% (132)
suicidal thoughts
24% (172)
restless leg syndrome
24% (171)
elavated heart rate
22% (170)
dry mouth
41% (92)
diarrhea
18% (202)
difficulty swallowing
23% (128)
Diarrhea
18% (125)
dry skin/scalp mild rash (not the deadly kind)
12% (174)
sleep eating
10% (125)
unable to swallow
7% (128)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)% of members (num votes)
dry mouth
48% (879)
forgetfulness
37% (766)
Fatigue
36% (787)
headache
32% (875)
excitement
30% (880)
drowsiness
29% (884)
dizziness
28% (870)
Dizzyness upon standing
30% (759)
excessive sweating
25% (866)
anxiety
43% (484)
constipation
23% (858)
anxious
40% (484)
nausea
22% (867)
weight loss
19% (864)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
17% (869)
loss of interest in sex
41% (324)
worsened depression horribly
17% (715)
Memory loss
25% (463)
ringing ears
24% (392)
cold painful numb fingers
11% (738)
More tired
30% (276)
palipitations
19% (411)
SSRI - sleepy
14% (403)
anger/temper outbursts
24% (235)
vomiting
5% (856)
Restless legs
21% (191)
Dialated eyes
6% (680)
less emotions
29% (122)
diarrhea
12% (229)
serotonin storm
4% (535)
psychosis
6% (231)
Heart rate slowed
4% (325)
heart rate felt slower
3% (327)
could not orgasm
26% (31)
seizure
1% (600)
allergic reaction
3% (208)
Hives
7% (58)
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
1% (356)
Passing Out
1% (123)
increased effects of pain meds
1% (133)
Clonazepam (Klonopin, Rivotril)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
74% (527)
difficulty thinking or remembering
49% (508)
unsteadiness
35% (494)
dizziness
34% (499)
problems with coordination
32% (493)
changes in sex drive or ability
28% (482)
blurred vision
16% (484)
frequent urination
15% (487)
muscle or joint pain
12% (485)
increased saliva
5% (485)
nightmares
10% (132)
nightmare
9% (137)
rash
2% (136)
unconscious
4% (70)
Shortness of breath
0% (31)
Duloxetine (Cymbalta)% of members (num votes)
tiredness
52% (449)
changes in sexual desire or ability
51% (451)
dry mouth
47% (447)
sweating or night sweats
44% (450)
drowsiness
42% (436)
nausea
39% (460)
dizziness
38% (440)
headache
35% (441)
weakness
34% (440)
constipation
29% (450)
muscle pain or cramps
24% (432)
decreased appetite
22% (443)
stomach pain
20% (441)
heartburn
18% (438)
increased urination
17% (438)
diarrhea
16% (440)
difficulty urinating
15% (433)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
15% (429)
vomiting
14% (442)
Excessive sleeping
31% (163)
Turned into emotional zombie/ dissasociated
29% (119)
anxiety
45% (64)
itching
21% (133)
inability to physically cry (while feeling sadness)
34% (68)
facial myofacial pain
15% (150)
Dizziness
36% (50)
Insomnia
40% (40)
Bruising
22% (64)
Increased desire for eating sweets
24% (49)
Brain zaps- when forget to have it
64% (11)
Severe weight gain while on Welbutrin (I don\'t believe this is a normal side effect)
14% (49)
insomnia
50% (10)
Heart palpitations
25% (12)
Vertigo if missed dose
38% (8)
Had terrible hair loss with Topomax (I would not ever get on this again)
6% (50)
severe allergic reaction, rash itching
3% (60)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
11% (9)
Steven Johnson Syndrome
0% (107)
Steven-Johnson Syndrome
0% (109)
This heading is for Meditation. I don\'t know anyone who\'s suffered negative side effects from meditating.
0% (10)
Heavy muscles
0% (7)
Fluoxetine (Prozac)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
53% (562)
nervousness
41% (567)
dry mouth
39% (550)
drowsiness
33% (549)
nausea
26% (553)
excessive sweating
23% (545)
loss of appetite
22% (543)
weakness
22% (535)
severe sleep disturbances
27% (340)
weight loss
16% (543)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
16% (542)
sore throat
11% (543)
dizziness
22% (190)
suicidal thoughts
28% (131)
fatigue
34% (68)
headaches
23% (96)
Gabapentin (Neurontin)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
61% (604)
tiredness or weakness
58% (592)
dizziness
48% (586)
memory problems
49% (569)
unsteadiness
39% (568)
weight gain
39% (568)
dry mouth
38% (565)
anxiety
31% (558)
headache
30% (564)
double or blurred vision
28% (562)
constipation
28% (559)
back or joint pain
28% (558)
difficulty concentrating or paying attention
54% (269)
swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
25% (554)
nausea
25% (557)
mental slowness
49% (267)
strange or unusual thoughts
23% (560)
Constipation
23% (458)
heartburn
17% (551)
shaking of a part of your body that you cannot control
17% (552)
runny nose, sneezing, cough, sore throat, or flu-like symptoms
15% (542)
diarrhea
14% (551)
unwanted eye movements
12% (556)
ear pain
12% (544)
speech problems
23% (261)
diarhea
12% (487)
water retension
22% (257)
red, itchy eyes (sometimes with swelling or discharge)
10% (543)
water retention
20% (256)
inability to sleep
29% (151)
\"high\" or elevated mood
14% (261)
vomiting
6% (548)
fever
6% (545)
VAGINAL ODOR
8% (395)
Narrow emotional diversity
17% (179)
no libido
43% (67)
absent libido
37% (65)
No emotions at all
11% (195)
delayed reaction time
32% (66)
Bruising
16% (107)
Hypertension
8% (204)
Severe stomach pain
8% (204)
Severe itchy rash
8% (204)
occasional mild stomach upset; mostly if taken on an empty stomach
20% (65)
Nausea
21% (57)
SWOLLEN GLANDS
12% (95)
dissociation
15% (67)
rectal bleeding
4% (103)
Decrease in urine output
10% (42)
Decreased urine output
10% (41)
Lamotrigine (Lamictal)% of members (num votes)
difficulty thinking or concentrating
48% (183)
drowsiness
39% (180)
loss of balance or coordination
29% (176)
blurred vision
24% (182)
dizziness
24% (177)
difficulty speaking
23% (176)
constipation
18% (172)
stomach, back, or joint pain
16% (172)
loss of appetite
14% (173)
double vision
10% (177)
weight loss
9% (173)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
9% (168)
dry mouth
50% (28)
uncontrollable movements of the eyes
8% (175)
diarrhea
8% (172)
missed or painful menstrual periods
7% (174)
swelling, itching, or irritation of the vagina
6% (172)
dificulty thinking and concentrating
44% (25)
headache
30% (27)
nightmares
19% (27)
Mania
6% (49)
Addiction
4% (49)
weight gain
100% (1)
Levothyroxine% of members (num votes)
irritability
33% (208)
insomnia
32% (210)
nervousness
28% (212)
sensitivity to heat
26% (208)
excessive sweating
25% (209)
headache
24% (213)
temporary hair loss
24% (211)
increased appetite
22% (210)
weight loss
16% (215)
diarrhea
16% (210)
changes in menstrual cycle
13% (207)
tremor
12% (213)
stomach cramps
12% (211)
nausea
11% (209)
heart palpitations
39% (38)
Insomnia
37% (30)
fever
5% (205)
vomiting
3% (208)
Dry Mouth
29% (17)
Hives
8% (48)
Rash
10% (30)
Meditation% of members (num votes)
reduced stress
78% (2543)
improved mood
72% (2496)
improved sleep
52% (2448)
reduced pain
36% (2426)
waking up too early
15% (1964)
nasal congestion
12% (1937)
more relaxed
58% (376)
anxiety
24% (866)
muscle relaxation
46% (369)
Drowsiness
27% (543)
Passing out
6% (2166)
depression
19% (684)
deeper sleep
34% (371)
Insomnia
18% (642)
panic attacks
14% (816)
more alert next day
29% (371)
palpitations
11% (962)
Migraines
10% (897)
Crying
21% (418)
easy bruising
10% (912)
Eye twitches
13% (659)
Easily Angered
15% (590)
nervousness
20% (407)
Muscle pain/stiffness on waking
22% (361)
withdrawel
8% (958)
Eye Twitches
11% (649)
i have hardly done it
15% (456)
insomnia
15% (388)
water retention
9% (770)
Hair Loss
11% (606)
Aggression increase
10% (592)
hypotention - lowered overall blood pressure
8% (708)
\"Brain Zaps\"
9% (629)
Interesting dreams
23% (228)
tingling in hands feet and tongue
12% (439)
Head zaps
8% (666)
Swelling
8% (603)
Mouth ulcers
6% (787)
head zaps
7% (663)
unpleasant body odor
6% (712)
stuttering
5% (896)
heart palpitations
11% (396)
Rash
7% (609)
skin rash
7% (575)
worsened acne
4% (876)
increased sexual desire
9% (402)
Sense of overall dullness
10% (310)
hives
3% (947)
orthostatic hypotension
4% (710)
withdrawal
8% (384)
diarrhea
10% (271)
worried about addiction
8% (300)
Irritibility
15% (165)
agitation
14% (166)
Heightened sense of pain
14% (169)
Dependence/addiction
6% (373)
Withdrawal
4% (350)
Feeling of mental overstimulation
14% (146)
amnesia
4% (478)
stomach cramps
7% (267)
Easy bruising
12% (163)
Night excursions with no memory of it in the AM
3% (558)
hands sweat
8% (190)
Mania
5% (210)
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% (240)
Ideopathic Intracranial Hypertension
1% (613)
Weight gain
16% (51)
Went off of cymbals a terrible withdrawal . Full blown!
3% (240)
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% (243)
Severe chest pain
5% (149)
syncope
4% (164)
stomach pain
8% (73)
Seizures
1% (557)
Paroxetine withdrawal
2% (349)
Severe Restlessness (Akathisia)
5% (98)
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% (244)
Irritability when between injections
1% (336)
psychosis
2% (116)
Nausea
5% (37)
Severe withdrawal symptoms from a slow wean
4% (51)
Severe withdrawal symptoms from slow wean off medication
4% (52)
dissociation
4% (24)
Gabapentin-severe withdrawal symptoms from a slow wean- this site will not let me list these symptoms under Gabapentin/same with nocturnal seizures
2% (51)
Increased sense of clarity
100% (1)
nausea
3% (36)
anhedonia
4% (24)
Gabapentin-severe nocturnal seizures
2% (51)
Just not effective
0% (1)
Uncontrollable crying
0% (1)
Heart rate increased next day
0% (54)
Confusion
0% (1)
blisters over body
0% (30)
Severe nocturnal seizures
0% (51)
hungover
0% (13)
Yawning
0% (1)
Agitation
0% (1)
Propranolol% of members (num votes)
dizziness or lightheadedness
47% (318)
excessive tiredness
45% (314)
difficulty sleeping
28% (309)
upset stomach
18% (301)
Very low pulse
32% (149)
weepiness
14% (299)
constipation
12% (301)
did not relieve pain
40% (85)
Increased head pain
20% (142)
decreased sex drive
24% (120)
diarrhea
7% (298)
Rapid heartbeat
17% (125)
vomiting
7% (297)
dissociation
11% (151)
lack of motivation
33% (49)
difficulty excercising
38% (29)
apathy
23% (48)
Apathy
20% (49)
disassociative episodes
7% (146)
chest pain
12% (85)
sweating
17% (60)
preoccupied with thoughts of bedtime
21% (48)
rash
3% (297)
Lowered BP
44% (18)
dissassociative state
12% (65)
restless leg sydrome
19% (43)
slept for 2 hours and then couldn\'t go back to sleep
12% (65)
supposed to be for Imitrex - Heart Palpitations
7% (107)
double vision
7% (86)
Pressure in throat area
8% (62)
intense heat sensation
14% (29)
intense sensation of heat
10% (29)
Complement Fixation
2% (144)
hallucinations
3% (112)
chest pain/heart attack
4% (85)
Blurred vision
12% (17)
frequent urination
7% (27)
K
1% (191)
Hallucinations
2% (111)
Increased sexual pleasure.
1% (89)
Bilateral seelling of optic nerves
0% (16)
Unable to digest food
0% (11)
Nystagmus
0% (16)
SSRIs% of members (num votes)
Sexual problems
62% (913)
Sleeplessness or drowsiness
56% (892)
Agitation (feeling jittery)
52% (887)
Headache
39% (875)
Nausea
35% (877)
Dissociation
32% (660)
Insomnia
45% (235)
Dry mouth
48% (221)
dizziness
31% (293)
brain zaps
31% (238)
\'brain storms\'
24% (295)
Tingling sensation
20% (213)
Vivid dreams
44% (71)
Pounding Heart
22% (37)
burning tongue
4% (98)
Induced hypomania/mania
9% (43)
burningface
3% (99)
burning scalp
3% (97)
burning lips
3% (95)
burning throat
3% (97)
Priapism-not longer than 4-5 hrs
3% (74)
frequent urination
13% (16)
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)
stuffed or runny nose
8% (139)
uncontrollable movements of the eyes
8% (140)
sore throat
6% (137)
uncontrollable facial muscle twitches
5% (59)

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