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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

Acupuncture% of members (num votes)
Pain relief
41% (1289)
Bruising
19% (1270)
Nausea relief
13% (1258)
Bleeding
11% (1260)
Bacterial infection
4% (1274)
yawning
13% (364)
Nerve injury
4% (1268)
night sweats
6% (620)
heartburn
4% (853)
Jaw clenching
8% (379)
beware of counterfeit drugs and do not mix medications....
11% (292)
Upset stomach
7% (441)
vertigo
8% (352)
rebound anxiety
8% (297)
dehydration
5% (444)
hunger
6% (350)
wired
6% (352)
weight gain
15% (130)
drop in blood pressure
6% (328)
urinary hesitancy
6% (295)
yeast infections
8% (230)
hair loss
6% (285)
Time release meds can be dangerous because side effects persist
6% (289)
rough on stomach
4% (350)
headached
9% (127)
tachycardia
3% (429)
Derealization
2% (662)
very tired could not sleep, eyes seemed very big
4% (230)
hypotension
2% (324)
tic exacerbation
2% (377)
Pneumothorax
0% (1258)
Hepatitis B
0% (1256)
new symptoms during withdrawal of substance
4% (135)
off label used for stage fright
1% (286)
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% (283)
faster recovery after vertigo/nausea attack
5% (44)
Halusinations
1% (196)
renal failure diagnosed by ER from accupuncture
5% (22)
kept me awake
0% (16)
oversensitised
0% (3)
Antidepressants% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
60% (495)
decreased sex drive
60% (489)
dry mouth
58% (499)
weight gain
52% (492)
insomnia
45% (486)
nervousness / anxiety
44% (493)
constipation
38% (485)
increased appetite
38% (481)
dizziness
37% (477)
confusion
29% (477)
decreased appetite
24% (478)
increased heart rate
22% (480)
blurred vision
22% (475)
urinary retention
14% (478)
Night Sweats
36% (142)
body tremors
15% (60)
Codeine% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
53% (194)
constipation
50% (188)
lightheadedness
39% (187)
dizziness
31% (188)
nausea
25% (187)
stomach pain
24% (184)
headache
23% (188)
mood changes
21% (187)
muscle fatigue
18% (163)
Muscle Spasms
14% (138)
vomiting
6% (183)
difficulty urinating
5% (181)
Increase Blood Sugars (Diabetes)
4% (165)
thick feat
4% (141)
Dissociation
9% (35)
Extreme increase in pain
13% (24)
Muscle spasms
13% (23)
convex spots on lower arms
3% (114)
aggrivates GERD
7% (15)
confusion
2% (42)
Diazepam (Valium)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
66% (236)
tiredness
56% (233)
dizziness
34% (231)
weakness
28% (226)
dry mouth
28% (229)
changes in appetite
17% (218)
diarrhea
8% (225)
nausea
7% (220)
risky behavior
7% (42)
Duloxetine (Cymbalta)% of members (num votes)
tiredness
51% (421)
changes in sexual desire or ability
49% (419)
dry mouth
47% (418)
sweating or night sweats
44% (422)
drowsiness
41% (408)
nausea
39% (427)
dizziness
38% (412)
headache
35% (412)
weakness
33% (412)
constipation
29% (418)
muscle pain or cramps
23% (404)
decreased appetite
22% (414)
stomach pain
19% (412)
heartburn
18% (409)
increased urination
17% (410)
diarrhea
16% (411)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
15% (402)
vomiting
14% (412)
difficulty urinating
14% (405)
Excessive sleeping
29% (135)
Turned into emotional zombie/ dissasociated
26% (91)
itching
23% (105)
facial myofacial pain
15% (122)
anxiety
50% (34)
inability to physically cry (while feeling sadness)
30% (40)
Bruising
22% (36)
Dizziness
32% (22)
Increased desire for eating sweets
29% (21)
Insomnia
33% (12)
Severe weight gain while on Welbutrin (I don\'t believe this is a normal side effect)
14% (21)
Had terrible hair loss with Topomax (I would not ever get on this again)
9% (22)
severe allergic reaction, rash itching
3% (32)
Steven-Johnson Syndrome
0% (81)
Steven Johnson Syndrome
0% (79)
Gabapentin (Neurontin)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
61% (547)
tiredness or weakness
57% (535)
dizziness
48% (530)
memory problems
48% (514)
unsteadiness
39% (512)
weight gain
38% (514)
dry mouth
37% (509)
anxiety
32% (506)
headache
30% (510)
double or blurred vision
27% (505)
constipation
27% (505)
back or joint pain
26% (504)
nausea
25% (502)
difficulty concentrating or paying attention
54% (215)
swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
23% (501)
strange or unusual thoughts
22% (505)
Constipation
22% (408)
mental slowness
47% (212)
shaking of a part of your body that you cannot control
17% (499)
heartburn
17% (499)
runny nose, sneezing, cough, sore throat, or flu-like symptoms
15% (491)
diarrhea
14% (498)
ear pain
12% (492)
unwanted eye movements
11% (502)
diarhea
12% (436)
speech problems
23% (210)
red, itchy eyes (sometimes with swelling or discharge)
10% (492)
water retension
20% (205)
water retention
18% (205)
\"high\" or elevated mood
15% (209)
vomiting
6% (495)
fever
6% (494)
inability to sleep
27% (96)
VAGINAL ODOR
8% (342)
Narrow emotional diversity
19% (126)
No emotions at all
13% (143)
Severe stomach pain
10% (152)
Hypertension
8% (152)
Severe itchy rash
7% (152)
Bruising
15% (53)
delayed reaction time
38% (13)
no libido
38% (13)
absent libido
38% (13)
dissociation
31% (13)
occasional mild stomach upset; mostly if taken on an empty stomach
23% (13)
rectal bleeding
4% (49)
SWOLLEN GLANDS
5% (40)
Nausea
0% (4)
Lidocaine% of members (num votes)
burning or discomfort
72% (210)
redness or swelling of the skin
35% (205)
less creative
13% (191)
loss of libido
22% (99)
Vivid dreams
7% (114)
trembling
5% (166)
Acne flare-up
8% (86)
suicidal ideation
5% (98)
excessive sudoku solving
5% (94)
Increased IC/vulvodynia pain
60% (5)
Hemorrhoids
23% (13)
Severe pressure/aching in lower abdomen
60% (5)
Constipation
15% (13)
Pelvic infection
40% (5)
SSRIs% of members (num votes)
Sexual problems
62% (859)
Sleeplessness or drowsiness
57% (837)
Agitation (feeling jittery)
52% (832)
Headache
38% (820)
Nausea
35% (824)
Dissociation
33% (610)
Insomnia
46% (184)
Dry mouth
48% (168)
dizziness
31% (241)
\'brain storms\'
25% (245)
brain zaps
30% (185)
Tingling sensation
20% (162)
Vivid dreams
31% (16)
burning scalp
7% (46)
burning throat
7% (46)
burningface
6% (47)
burning tongue
4% (47)
burning lips
4% (45)
Priapism-not longer than 4-5 hrs
4% (24)
Topical steroids% of members (num votes)
Skin irritation, redness, burning
47% (299)
Skin thinning
36% (299)
Skin peeling
27% (290)
Skin pigment changes (lighter or darker skin)
25% (295)
Easy bruising and tearing of the skin
21% (296)
Delayed wound healing
20% (287)
Skin infection
12% (289)
Perioral dermatitis (rash around the mouth)
10% (287)
Enlarged blood vessels(telangiectasia)
8% (289)
Vaginal estrogen cream (Estrace, Premarin)% of members (num votes)
swelling, redness, burning, itching, or irritation of the vagina
51% (106)
irritability
29% (104)
depression
28% (103)
vaginal discharge
26% (105)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
25% (102)
changes in sexual desire
24% (104)
breast pain or tenderness
23% (105)
sudden feelings of heat or sweating
23% (102)
painful or difficult urination
22% (101)
nervousness
21% (102)
back pain
18% (103)
nausea
15% (103)
leg cramps
15% (103)
unwanted hair growth
13% (103)
dizziness
13% (103)
hair loss
13% (103)
heartburn
13% (103)
cold symptoms
12% (101)
difficulty wearing contact lenses
10% (101)
flu symptoms
9% (100)
spotty darkening of the skin on the face
7% (100)
vomiting
7% (103)

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