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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)
off label used for stage fright
1% (376)
Severe abdominal pain
5% (77)
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)
Headache
5% (59)
oversensitised
3% (94)
reduced anticipatory stress
4% (70)
irritability
3% (72)
increased blood pressure
8% (26)
uncontrollable outbursts
3% (71)
renal failure diagnosed by ER from accupuncture
1% (112)
Allergic reaction
1% (77)
kept me awake
1% (105)
easy to anger
1% (70)
Halusinations
0% (287)
Amitriptyline% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
61% (617)
dry mouth
54% (610)
weakness or tiredness
54% (611)
changes in appetite or weight
37% (602)
constipation
30% (601)
changes in sex drive or ability
30% (587)
headaches
25% (588)
confusion
24% (588)
unsteadiness
24% (583)
nightmares
23% (587)
nausea
21% (590)
blurred vision
20% (583)
excessive sweating
17% (582)
pain, burning, or tingling in the hands or feet
15% (581)
difficulty urinating
11% (582)
felt like a zombie
40% (141)
vomiting
7% (581)
Suicidal Thoughts
13% (166)
Angry
12% (180)
Restless legs
18% (65)
Halucinations
7% (181)
Antibiotics% of members (num votes)
upset stomach
53% (532)
nausea
38% (299)
diarrhea
41% (523)
Yeast Infection
46% (223)
Feeling spacey
25% (391)
Tiredness/fatigue
43% (219)
Náusea
32% (285)
easily overheated
22% (392)
diarhoea
27% (300)
Bad taste in mouth
33% (245)
allergic
23% (345)
Feeling disconnected or fuzzy-headed
30% (249)
Headaches
30% (254)
increased pain
20% (349)
jumpy legs
16% (419)
confusion
15% (419)
light sensitivity
24% (245)
excessive sleepiness
24% (245)
chest pressure
12% (505)
muscle weakness
23% (245)
extreme irritability
23% (243)
temporary substantial relief
19% (291)
nose and throat discomfort
16% (342)
excessive stomach acid
22% (245)
bruising
12% (438)
slow reactions
13% (409)
tension
20% (241)
extreme anxiety
18% (268)
increased sensation of sunburned skin
18% (251)
Discomfort in chest and overall unease
14% (320)
Heartburns
21% (213)
Tinnitus
18% (243)
Tendon / Ligament Weakness or Damage
13% (318)
no relief of migraine symptoms
15% (289)
Sore Throat
14% (245)
high blood pressure
9% (460)
rapid heart rate
16% (242)
leg cramps
24% (161)
lucid dreaming
16% (239)
blotchy vision
15% (243)
Orange urine
14% (214)
substituting the wrong word
13% (245)
Low bloodpressure
8% (343)
low blood pressure
8% (341)
extreme neck weakness
10% (243)
Frequent Urination
25% (92)
Blood in urine
6% (374)
Dizziness
28% (83)
sunburn feeling on top of head
9% (236)
sensitiviity to water (burning sensation)
7% (272)
sensitivity to water(burning sensation)
6% (273)
Excessive Sweating
17% (93)
Topamax - kidney stones
2% (406)
Blood in vains feels like bowling
2% (326)
Running VO2 max declined
1% (430)
metabolic acidosis
2% (266)
kidney stones
2% (292)
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)
depression
43% (233)
dizziness
34% (144)
confusion
35% (231)
nightmares
28% (231)
nausea
28% (232)
increased appetite
26% (231)
difficulty controlling impulses
23% (229)
blurred vision
23% (231)
decreased appetite
23% (226)
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)
Botox% of members (num votes)
pain, tenderness, or bruising in the place where you received the injection
69% (95)
headache
33% (93)
tight muscles
32% (91)
pain or tightness in the face
19% (88)
drowsiness
13% (90)
anxiety
10% (89)
dry or irritated eyes
10% (89)
teary eyes
9% (89)
dry mouth
9% (90)
runny nose or congestion
9% (89)
nausea
8% (87)
difficulty closing the eyes
3% (89)
cough
3% (88)
sweating from parts of the body other than the underarm
2% (88)
Corticosteroids% of members (num votes)
Having difficulty sleeping
62% (451)
Increased appetite, weight gain
60% (465)
Nervousness, restlessness
52% (452)
Sudden mood swings
50% (465)
Swollen, "puffy" face
44% (452)
Water retention, swelling
40% (436)
Easy bruising
37% (455)
Irritability
49% (340)
Muscle weakness
35% (458)
Lower resistance to infection
34% (445)
irritability
44% (325)
Stomach irritation
32% (443)
weight gain
45% (220)
overeating
35% (370)
Difficulty sleeping
59% (210)
anxiety
39% (300)
Blurred vision
26% (452)
lowered libido
31% (368)
Decreased productivity
34% (330)
decreased libido
30% (365)
Acne
23% (444)
heart palpitations
28% (353)
Increased growth of body hair
20% (447)
Night Sweats
30% (276)
Pounding heart
26% (321)
Osteoporosis (bone weakening disease)
18% (446)
panic attacks
23% (347)
Felt jittery
39% (198)
High blood pressure
17% (438)
Tingling in feet
22% (293)
anger
28% (229)
Diarrhea
23% (261)
Tingling/pain in feet
20% (291)
rapid heartbeat
28% (207)
very dry eyes
20% (292)
muscle spasms
27% (211)
painful legs
20% (265)
dizziness on standing
26% (196)
Excessive yawning
16% (287)
word recall problems
24% (191)
Eye twitching
21% (215)
numbing (emotionally)
16% (280)
Fever
13% (271)
REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
12% (322)
Suicidal Thoughts
11% (348)
paranoia
10% (356)
headaches
37% (98)
Cataracts or glaucoma
8% (435)
Worsening of diabetes
8% (435)
inability to orgasm
11% (292)
Disorientation
13% (229)
Low blood pressure
8% (331)
red splatches on areas of skin where clothing was tight
13% (196)
Swelling at injection site
6% (333)
Mania
8% (257)
migraine relief
7% (282)
Sedation
5% (420)
Severe Hair Loss
17% (88)
unable to cry
3% (368)
impotence
3% (205)
Allergic Reaction
33% (3)
seizure
0% (192)
Diazepam (Valium)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
67% (264)
tiredness
56% (260)
dizziness
33% (257)
weakness
28% (253)
dry mouth
27% (256)
changes in appetite
16% (244)
diarrhea
8% (250)
nausea
7% (245)
Reduced sex drive
25% (20)
risky behavior
6% (67)
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)
Severe weight gain while on Welbutrin (I don\'t believe this is a normal side effect)
14% (49)
Brain zaps- when forget to have it
64% (11)
insomnia
50% (10)
Heart palpitations
25% (12)
Had terrible hair loss with Topomax (I would not ever get on this again)
6% (50)
Vertigo if missed dose
38% (8)
severe allergic reaction, rash itching
3% (60)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
11% (9)
This heading is for Meditation. I don\'t know anyone who\'s suffered negative side effects from meditating.
0% (10)
Steven-Johnson Syndrome
0% (109)
Steven Johnson Syndrome
0% (107)
Heavy muscles
0% (7)
Fluconazole (Diflucan)% of members (num votes)
stomach pain
20% (151)
headache
15% (149)
dizziness
12% (150)
diarrhea
9% (149)
heartburn
7% (147)
change in ability to taste food
7% (146)
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)
nausea
25% (557)
swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
25% (554)
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)
fever
6% (545)
vomiting
6% (548)
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)
Hypertension
8% (204)
Bruising
16% (107)
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)
Decrease in urine output
10% (42)
Decreased urine output
10% (41)
rectal bleeding
4% (103)
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)
Lidocaine% of members (num votes)
burning or discomfort
73% (229)
redness or swelling of the skin
35% (223)
loss of libido
23% (118)
less creative
12% (208)
Acne flare-up
9% (104)
trembling
5% (182)
Increased IC/vulvodynia pain
39% (23)
Vivid dreams
6% (131)
suicidal ideation
6% (115)
excessive sudoku solving
5% (111)
Hemorrhoids
16% (31)
Severe pressure/aching in lower abdomen
18% (22)
Pelvic infection
13% (23)
Constipation
7% (29)
Magnesium% of members (num votes)
diarrhea
28% (2225)
stomach discomfort
21% (2184)
nervousness
8% (955)
insomnia
10% (695)
weight gain
9% (700)
Headache
11% (557)
feeling slowed down
12% (491)
I take magnesium citrate
18% (243)
improved sleep
27% (150)
feeling more relaxed
25% (150)
disassociation
4% (940)
Not feeling anything (almost emotionless)
8% (402)
brain zaps
4% (603)
Brain
2% (819)
fewer or less-severe migraines
11% (143)
anxiety in the beginning of the treatment
3% (431)
Hypomania
2% (651)
terrible crashing feeling mid afternoon
5% (218)
stronger finger nails
7% (143)
pain in left mid-back
3% (264)
Murderous Rage
1% (551)
Loss of control of facial muscles
1% (314)
Lisinopril cough
2% (88)
crashing when withdrawing
1% (217)
Uncontrollable vomiting
1% (302)
hand tremors
3% (36)
ocd
0% (69)
Paradoxical rage
0% (61)
OCD
0% (70)
Incontinence
0% (41)
when i went off it i had a seizure wish i ha some now
0% (532)
NuvaRing% of members (num votes)
headache
46% (28)
changes in appetite
41% (29)
changes in sexual desire
41% (27)
vaginal bleeding or spotting when it is not time for your period. (Call your doctor if the bleeding lasts longer than a few days or happens in more than one cycle.)
38% (29)
weight gain or loss
39% (28)
white or yellow vaginal discharge
36% (28)
breasts that are large, tender, or produce a liquid
36% (28)
nausea
34% (29)
swelling, redness, irritation, burning, itching, or infection of the vagina
31% (29)
stomach cramps or bloating
29% (28)
acne
25% (28)
growth of hair on face
22% (27)
nervousness
11% (28)
runny nose
7% (28)
vomiting
7% (28)
loss of hair on scalp
7% (28)
seizures
4% (28)
Pregabalin (Lyrica)% of members (num votes)
tiredness
65% (455)
difficulty remembering or forgetfulness
61% (426)
dry mouth
59% (441)
dizziness
57% (443)
difficulty concentrating or paying attention
56% (427)
weight gain
53% (423)
loss of balance or unsteadiness
48% (413)
headache
42% (425)
lack of coordination
41% (411)
confusion
41% (417)
weakness
39% (412)
constipation
37% (421)
anxiety
37% (412)
bloating
35% (414)
swelling of the arms, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
35% (406)
nausea
34% (417)
increased appetite
35% (410)
gas
32% (419)
muscle twitching
33% (406)
back pain
31% (398)
speech problems
28% (412)
uncontrollable shaking or jerking of a part of the body
20% (408)
''high'' or elevated mood
19% (409)
double vision
25% (227)
extreme dryness in eyes, lungs, mouth, etc.
31% (128)
vomiting
9% (403)
cold sweats
17% (217)
No effect whatsoever
15% (103)
side effects from meditation are all good
13% (120)
delirium
5% (211)
Lower sex drive
58% (19)
increased pain
13% (69)
suicidal
17% (36)
cellcept
1% (220)
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)
Induced hypomania/mania
9% (43)
burning tongue
4% (98)
burning scalp
3% (97)
burning lips
3% (95)
burning throat
3% (97)
burningface
3% (99)
Priapism-not longer than 4-5 hrs
3% (74)
frequent urination
13% (16)
Testosterone% of members (num votes)
mood changes
44% (88)
depression
26% (85)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
25% (84)
nervousness
24% (87)
acne
22% (86)
dry skin
19% (85)
decreased sexual desire
19% (85)
headache
16% (85)
hair loss
16% (86)
hot flushes
16% (86)
urinary urgency
23% (61)
weakness
15% (85)
breast enlargement and/or pain
13% (85)
teary eyes
7% (85)
Yeast infection
7% (55)
changes in ability to smell or taste
5% (84)
elevated hematocrit
6% (33)
polycythemia
3% (33)
Topical steroids% of members (num votes)
Skin irritation, redness, burning
48% (325)
Skin thinning
36% (322)
Skin peeling
27% (312)
Skin pigment changes (lighter or darker skin)
26% (318)
Easy bruising and tearing of the skin
21% (317)
Delayed wound healing
20% (309)
Skin infection
12% (311)
Perioral dermatitis (rash around the mouth)
10% (308)
Enlarged blood vessels(telangiectasia)
8% (310)
Increased appetite
23% (13)
Moon Face
9% (11)
Cushing\'s Syndrome
9% (11)
Vaginal estrogen cream (Estrace, Premarin)% of members (num votes)
swelling, redness, burning, itching, or irritation of the vagina
53% (232)
depression
28% (226)
irritability
28% (228)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
27% (224)
vaginal discharge
25% (228)
changes in sexual desire
25% (228)
breast pain or tenderness
23% (232)
sudden feelings of heat or sweating
24% (222)
painful or difficult urination
22% (220)
nervousness
21% (224)
back pain
19% (226)
leg cramps
15% (224)
nausea
15% (224)
dizziness
13% (226)
hair loss
13% (224)
unwanted hair growth
13% (224)
heartburn
12% (226)
cold symptoms
11% (218)
difficulty wearing contact lenses
9% (220)
flu symptoms
9% (218)
spotty darkening of the skin on the face
8% (218)
vomiting
6% (226)
Venlafaxine (Effexor)% of members (num votes)
changes in sexual desire or ability
54% (484)
weakness or tiredness
43% (488)
dry mouth
41% (476)
dizziness
40% (483)
drowsiness
38% (489)
headache
35% (483)
nightmares
33% (481)
sweating
31% (474)
hot flashes or flushing
28% (469)
nausea
26% (472)
yawning
25% (464)
constipation
24% (471)
twitching
21% (472)
ringing in the ears
21% (466)
gas
20% (461)
loss of appetite
19% (467)
muscle tightness
18% (464)
anxiety
46% (172)
change in ability to taste food
16% (467)
brain \"zaps\"
46% (162)
frequent urination
16% (464)
weight gain
42% (163)
pain, burning, numbness, or tingling in part of the body
15% (463)
nervousness
39% (168)
heartburn
13% (461)
stomach pain
13% (464)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
13% (467)
diarrhea
12% (462)
weight loss
12% (467)
enlarged pupils (black circles in the middle of the eyes)
11% (456)
burping
10% (463)
difficulty urinating
9% (462)
sore throat, chills, or other signs of infection
9% (457)
vomiting
6% (461)
Agitation
34% (83)
sore skin
10% (145)
cold nose
8% (146)
shooting pains up one leg
8% (99)
shooting pain up one leg
7% (100)
Mental foggyness
100% (4)
Rash
7% (46)
Tachycardia
0% (2)
Difficulty catching breath
0% (1)
Dissociation
0% (1)

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