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Rheumatoid Arthritis (246 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

Acupuncture% of members (num votes)
Pain relief
41% (1296)
Bruising
19% (1276)
Nausea relief
13% (1265)
Bleeding
11% (1266)
Bacterial infection
4% (1281)
yawning
13% (371)
Nerve injury
4% (1275)
night sweats
6% (627)
heartburn
5% (860)
beware of counterfeit drugs and do not mix medications....
11% (298)
Upset stomach
7% (449)
Jaw clenching
9% (387)
vertigo
8% (360)
dehydration
5% (452)
rebound anxiety
8% (304)
weight gain
15% (137)
wired
6% (359)
hunger
6% (357)
urinary hesitancy
6% (302)
drop in blood pressure
6% (335)
yeast infections
8% (238)
hair loss
6% (292)
Time release meds can be dangerous because side effects persist
6% (295)
rough on stomach
4% (357)
headached
10% (135)
tachycardia
3% (436)
very tired could not sleep, eyes seemed very big
5% (237)
Derealization
2% (669)
hypotension
2% (330)
tic exacerbation
2% (384)
Pneumothorax
0% (1265)
Hepatitis B
0% (1263)
new symptoms during withdrawal of substance
4% (142)
off label used for stage fright
1% (293)
faster recovery after vertigo/nausea attack
4% (51)
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% (290)
renal failure diagnosed by ER from accupuncture
3% (29)
Halusinations
0% (203)
oversensitised
0% (10)
kept me awake
0% (23)
Azathioprine (Imuran, Azasan)% of members (num votes)
nausea
42% (55)
muscle aches
38% (55)
diarrhea
37% (54)
vomiting
23% (53)
Celecoxib (Celebrex)% of members (num votes)
gas or bloating
23% (194)
diarrhea
14% (192)
cold symptoms
11% (185)
Confusion
17% (98)
sore throat
7% (187)
Fish oil% of members (num votes)
belching
33% (1131)
indigestion
16% (1111)
loose stools
15% (1100)
reduced pain
12% (1082)
acid reflux
11% (1027)
lower blood pressure
9% (1096)
nausea
8% (486)
headache
7% (842)
Stomach Pain
6% (778)
nosebleeds
3% (1081)
rash
2% (1084)
Dry mouth
10% (242)
Improved Sleep
11% (212)
Headaches
8% (241)
ibuprofen: stomach pain
7% (245)
Sensitive Teeth
10% (146)
stomach pain
6% (242)
Sleepines
8% (169)
birth control pills: irritability
5% (245)
altered thyroid function
4% (203)
Slower clotting blood with minor cuts etc
9% (66)
Suicidality
3% (201)
Fainting
2% (144)
codones-hallucinations
0% (452)
Hydrocortisone (Cortef)% of members (num votes)
restlessness
36% (53)
upset stomach
33% (55)
stomach irritation
33% (55)
easy bruising
31% (51)
depression
29% (51)
anxiety
29% (51)
insomnia
27% (52)
headache
26% (53)
dizziness
19% (52)
increased hair growth
17% (52)
acne
13% (52)
irregular or absent menstrual periods
4% (49)
vomiting
4% (51)
Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil)% of members (num votes)
nausea
31% (75)
dizziness
29% (73)
diarrhea
27% (73)
headache
25% (75)
loss of appetite
22% (73)
stomach pain
20% (74)
skin rash
15% (75)
parinoia, increased anxiety and depression
17% (41)
Mouth ulcers
21% (33)
infections
19% (31)
vomiting
7% (73)
Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin)% of members (num votes)
gas or bloating
22% (2796)
constipation
18% (2796)
ringing in the ears
17% (2773)
diarrhea
13% (2783)
heartburn
24% (1396)
dizziness
12% (2770)
nausea
19% (1579)
nervousness
11% (2755)
stomach ache
24% (882)
Headaches
16% (1300)
itching
12% (987)
Sleepiness
16% (721)
Night Sweats
15% (770)
Easy bruising
17% (600)
Blurred vision
10% (957)
none
22% (416)
Chest pain
7% (1036)
Extreme itchiness
7% (905)
Pain
15% (318)
temporary loss of vision
2% (1999)
peptic ulcer
4% (703)
Nightmares
7% (315)
hyperacidity
6% (339)
Easy bruising (fish oil)
4% (583)
Increased phamaceutical toxins in my body
4% (432)
Folate deficiency from frequent use of NSAIDs
4% (231)
Infliximab (Remicade)% of members (num votes)
headache
33% (52)
weight gain
37% (27)
heartburn
18% (51)
back pain
16% (51)
nausea
16% (51)
vaginal itching, burning, and pain or other signs of a yeast infection
16% (50)
flushing
16% (51)
stomach pain
14% (51)
runny nose
12% (50)
white patches in the mouth
6% (50)
more powerful erections
0% (31)
Low dose naltrexone (LDN)% of members (num votes)
increased sense of well-being
55% (259)
vivid dreams
48% (260)
increased self-confidence
42% (252)
difficulty sleeping
34% (255)
increased sex drive
18% (249)
drowsiness
21% (155)
Muscle ache
19% (100)
Sore Joints
17% (99)
body aches
16% (106)
Increased muscle strength
14% (49)
Hypothyroidism
7% (95)
decreased orgasim
13% (46)
doesn\'t work
20% (30)
ulcer
5% (107)
Folate deficiency
5% (20)
Methotrexate (Rhematrex, Trexall)% of members (num votes)
hair loss
37% (86)
drowsiness
34% (89)
dizziness
33% (88)
headache
29% (87)
decreased appetite
25% (84)
swollen, tender gums
20% (86)
reddened eyes
13% (85)
Rash everywhere
17% (29)
Naproxen% of members (num votes)
Stomach pain
32% (575)
Heartburn
30% (569)
Nausea
26% (567)
Constipation
18% (564)
Headache
15% (560)
Drowsiness
14% (559)
Dizziness
13% (562)
Fluid retention
12% (554)
Ringing in the ears
9% (556)
Itching
6% (558)
Shortness of breath
6% (553)
ringing in ears
9% (238)
Unexplained rash
3% (556)
vomiting
7% (223)
ringing is ears
6% (238)
acid reflux
34% (35)
Migraines with aura
10% (104)
Increased Cramping
6% (170)
insomnia
11% (83)
Depression
11% (83)
very tired during headache.
23% (35)
swollen throat & tongue
6% (127)
headache
21% (34)
GI Bleeding
5% (117)
confusion
19% (26)
hallucinations
6% (83)
anxiety
19% (26)
blur vision occasionally
16% (32)
arrhythmia
3% (121)
Feel like body is fighting against it to ovulate
5% (83)
racing thoughts
15% (27)
acne on thighs and bum
4% (81)
need to keep in motion
12% (25)
arrythmia
3% (120)
kidney inflamation and failure
4% (54)
slowed heart rate
2% (82)
Aspirin - Blood in urine
7% (15)
Prednisone% of members (num votes)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
57% (324)
weight gain
47% (231)
extreme changes in mood
35% (311)
pain reduction
45% (227)
extreme tiredness
31% (307)
reduction in pain levels
42% (227)
weak muscles
31% (303)
increased sweating
31% (301)
changes in the way fat is spread around the body
29% (304)
dizziness
28% (304)
headache
28% (299)
changes in personality
26% (297)
slowed healing of cuts and bruises
25% (301)
decreased sexual desire
25% (297)
thin, fragile skin
24% (307)
emotional distress
26% (285)
Sleep soundly for 6 hrs and then wide awake and unable to go back asleep
28% (236)
red or purple blotches or lines under the skin
20% (305)
heartburn
21% (293)
Mood swings
33% (184)
palpitations
25% (228)
lapse in short-term memory
21% (236)
teeth clenching
21% (228)
stomach ache
18% (238)
inappropriate happiness
13% (299)
Itchiness
16% (233)
swelling of feet
20% (174)
increased hair growth
11% (295)
stomach pain
19% (172)
acne
10% (297)
headache first night
13% (223)
irregular or absent menstrual periods
8% (290)
no effect whatsoever
10% (231)
did not make any difference to FM symptoms
10% (221)
felt like I was poisoned
9% (223)
hives
6% (236)
bulging eyes
5% (296)
abdominal swelling
12% (111)
ostereporosis
10% (130)
Rage
19% (64)
Numb face/lips
6% (164)
sleep walking
3% (232)
eye floaters
50% (16)
worsened breathing
6% (111)
swollen ankles and wrists
16% (37)
stomach ulcers
2% (216)
stomach ulcer
2% (217)
sleep ironing
1% (216)
Antibiotics were cream only for my skin outbreaks
1% (207)
digestive bleed
2% (165)
sleep driving
1% (215)

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