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Bipolar Disorder (403 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

Aripiprazole (Abilify)% of members (num votes)
Anxiety
47% (128)
Weight gain
45% (132)
Restlessness
46% (131)
Drowsiness
43% (131)
More balanced mood
33% (129)
Dizziness
33% (126)
Insomnia
33% (126)
Reduced mania
25% (125)
Nausea
22% (125)
Headache
21% (124)
Constipation
19% (125)
Blurred vision
19% (124)
Vomiting
7% (123)
Shortness of Breath
12% (25)
Fevers
4% (25)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)% of members (num votes)
dry mouth
48% (892)
forgetfulness
37% (778)
headache
32% (888)
Fatigue
36% (799)
excitement
30% (893)
drowsiness
29% (897)
dizziness
28% (883)
Dizzyness upon standing
29% (771)
anxiety
44% (496)
excessive sweating
25% (878)
anxious
41% (496)
constipation
23% (870)
nausea
22% (880)
weight loss
19% (876)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
17% (881)
loss of interest in sex
41% (336)
worsened depression horribly
17% (727)
Memory loss
25% (475)
ringing ears
23% (404)
More tired
30% (288)
cold painful numb fingers
11% (750)
palipitations
19% (423)
SSRI - sleepy
14% (415)
anger/temper outbursts
24% (247)
vomiting
5% (867)
Restless legs
21% (203)
Dialated eyes
5% (692)
less emotions
27% (134)
diarrhea
12% (241)
serotonin storm
4% (547)
Heart rate slowed
4% (337)
psychosis
5% (243)
could not orgasm
27% (44)
heart rate felt slower
3% (339)
seizure
1% (612)
allergic reaction
3% (220)
Hives
6% (70)
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% (367)
increased effects of pain meds
1% (145)
Passing Out
1% (135)
Mental fog and lower cognitive function
33% (3)
Citalopram (Celexa)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
54% (330)
excessive tiredness
39% (325)
drowsiness
39% (320)
dry mouth
34% (318)
nausea
29% (320)
nervousness
27% (315)
excessive sweating
18% (313)
loss of appetite
18% (311)
diarrhea
15% (314)
excitement
14% (312)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
14% (313)
stomach pain
14% (312)
muscle or joint pain
12% (312)
vomiting
6% (312)
Excessive yawning
23% (77)
Headache
19% (85)
Clonazepam (Klonopin, Rivotril)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
74% (533)
difficulty thinking or remembering
49% (514)
unsteadiness
35% (499)
dizziness
34% (504)
problems with coordination
33% (498)
changes in sex drive or ability
28% (487)
blurred vision
16% (489)
frequent urination
15% (492)
muscle or joint pain
12% (490)
increased saliva
5% (490)
nightmares
9% (137)
nightmare
9% (142)
unconscious
4% (75)
rash
2% (141)
Shortness of breath
0% (36)
Duloxetine (Cymbalta)% of members (num votes)
tiredness
52% (457)
changes in sexual desire or ability
51% (459)
dry mouth
47% (455)
sweating or night sweats
44% (458)
drowsiness
42% (444)
nausea
39% (468)
dizziness
38% (448)
headache
35% (449)
weakness
34% (448)
constipation
29% (458)
muscle pain or cramps
24% (440)
decreased appetite
22% (451)
stomach pain
20% (449)
heartburn
18% (446)
increased urination
17% (446)
diarrhea
16% (448)
difficulty urinating
15% (441)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
15% (437)
vomiting
14% (450)
Excessive sleeping
33% (172)
Turned into emotional zombie/ dissasociated
30% (128)
anxiety
44% (73)
itching
20% (142)
inability to physically cry (while feeling sadness)
32% (77)
facial myofacial pain
15% (159)
Dizziness
37% (59)
Insomnia
39% (49)
Bruising
22% (73)
Increased desire for eating sweets
26% (58)
Severe weight gain while on Welbutrin (I don\'t believe this is a normal side effect)
16% (57)
insomnia
47% (19)
Brain zaps- when forget to have it
45% (20)
Vertigo if missed dose
41% (17)
Heart palpitations
24% (21)
Had terrible hair loss with Topomax (I would not ever get on this again)
7% (59)
severe allergic reaction, rash itching
4% (69)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
12% (17)
Anxiety
33% (6)
Heavy muscles
13% (16)
This heading is for Meditation. I don\'t know anyone who\'s suffered negative side effects from meditating.
0% (19)
Steven-Johnson Syndrome
0% (118)
Steven Johnson Syndrome
0% (116)
Escitalopram (Lexapro)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
56% (399)
drowsiness
36% (394)
excessive tiredness
34% (389)
dry mouth
28% (386)
increased appetite
23% (387)
dizziness
22% (388)
increased sweating
22% (385)
nausea
22% (387)
increased anxiety
23% (289)
constipation
15% (387)
Disassociation
22% (227)
diarrhea
13% (384)
stomach pain
10% (381)
heartburn
8% (381)
flu-like symptoms
8% (379)
runny nose
6% (378)
sneezing
3% (374)
vivid dreams
38% (21)
frequent urination
16% (19)
Fish oil% of members (num votes)
belching
33% (1216)
indigestion
17% (1191)
loose stools
15% (1178)
reduced pain
12% (1162)
acid reflux
12% (1107)
lower blood pressure
9% (1176)
nausea
8% (563)
headache
7% (918)
Stomach Pain
6% (855)
nosebleeds
3% (1158)
Improved Sleep
11% (288)
Dry mouth
9% (319)
rash
2% (1162)
Headaches
8% (319)
Sensitive Teeth
10% (223)
ibuprofen: stomach pain
7% (323)
stomach pain
6% (320)
Sleepines
7% (246)
altered thyroid function
5% (279)
birth control pills: irritability
4% (321)
Slower clotting blood with minor cuts etc
7% (142)
Suicidality
3% (277)
Dry eyes
12% (57)
dizziness
10% (52)
panic attack
14% (29)
Fainting
2% (220)
Hair Loss
12% (25)
codones-hallucinations
0% (529)
Brain Zaps
4% (28)
Fluoxetine (Prozac)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
53% (572)
nervousness
41% (577)
dry mouth
39% (560)
drowsiness
32% (559)
nausea
26% (563)
excessive sweating
23% (555)
loss of appetite
22% (553)
weakness
22% (545)
severe sleep disturbances
27% (350)
weight loss
16% (553)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
16% (552)
sore throat
10% (553)
dizziness
22% (200)
suicidal thoughts
28% (141)
fatigue
36% (78)
headaches
24% (106)
Gabapentin (Neurontin)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
61% (611)
tiredness or weakness
58% (599)
dizziness
48% (593)
memory problems
49% (576)
unsteadiness
39% (575)
weight gain
38% (575)
dry mouth
38% (572)
anxiety
31% (565)
headache
30% (571)
double or blurred vision
28% (569)
constipation
28% (566)
back or joint pain
27% (565)
difficulty concentrating or paying attention
54% (276)
nausea
25% (564)
swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
25% (561)
mental slowness
49% (274)
strange or unusual thoughts
22% (567)
Constipation
23% (465)
heartburn
17% (558)
shaking of a part of your body that you cannot control
17% (559)
runny nose, sneezing, cough, sore throat, or flu-like symptoms
15% (549)
diarrhea
14% (558)
unwanted eye movements
11% (563)
ear pain
12% (551)
speech problems
23% (267)
diarhea
12% (494)
water retension
22% (264)
red, itchy eyes (sometimes with swelling or discharge)
10% (550)
water retention
19% (262)
inability to sleep
29% (158)
\"high\" or elevated mood
14% (267)
vomiting
6% (555)
VAGINAL ODOR
8% (401)
fever
6% (552)
no libido
41% (74)
Narrow emotional diversity
16% (185)
absent libido
35% (72)
delayed reaction time
31% (72)
No emotions at all
11% (201)
Bruising
16% (114)
Severe stomach pain
8% (210)
Hypertension
8% (210)
Severe itchy rash
8% (210)
Nausea
20% (64)
occasional mild stomach upset; mostly if taken on an empty stomach
18% (71)
SWOLLEN GLANDS
11% (101)
dissociation
14% (73)
Decrease in urine output
9% (47)
rectal bleeding
4% (110)
Decreased urine output
9% (47)
Lamotrigine (Lamictal)% of members (num votes)
difficulty thinking or concentrating
47% (188)
drowsiness
38% (185)
loss of balance or coordination
29% (181)
blurred vision
24% (187)
dizziness
24% (182)
difficulty speaking
23% (181)
constipation
18% (176)
stomach, back, or joint pain
16% (177)
loss of appetite
15% (178)
double vision
10% (182)
weight loss
9% (178)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
9% (173)
diarrhea
8% (177)
dry mouth
42% (33)
uncontrollable movements of the eyes
8% (180)
dificulty thinking and concentrating
43% (30)
missed or painful menstrual periods
7% (179)
swelling, itching, or irritation of the vagina
6% (177)
headache
31% (32)
nightmares
19% (32)
Mania
6% (54)
Addiction
4% (54)
weight gain
33% (6)
Lithium% of members (num votes)
weight gain or loss
54% (128)
dry mouth
54% (127)
fine hand movements that are difficult to control
47% (127)
thirsty
54% (99)
depression
41% (121)
restlessness
39% (125)
loss of appetite
31% (127)
constipation
31% (123)
indigestion
24% (123)
mood swing
35% (79)
hair loss
23% (123)
stomach pain or bloating
22% (123)
change in the ability to taste food
22% (122)
thin, brittle fingernails or hair
20% (123)
unusual discomfort in cold temperatures
21% (121)
joint or muscle pain
19% (118)
gas
18% (120)
acne
16% (123)
slurred speach
24% (78)
excessive saliva in the mouth
9% (119)
chest pains
9% (75)
Affect kidney function
12% (57)
tongue pain
4% (121)
loss of balance or coordination
28% (18)
swollen lips
3% (119)
memory loss
50% (8)
Itching
18% (22)
Acne
10% (31)
Non-acne pimples to the face
13% (23)
dehydration
20% (15)
Non-serious rash
14% (22)
decreased athletic performance
13% (15)
mania
13% (16)
Restless legs
33% (3)
Hyperlipidemia
50% (2)
Akathesia
33% (3)
Psychosis
20% (5)
Lorazepam (Ativan)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
69% (267)
tiredness
58% (262)
dizziness
36% (260)
dry mouth
28% (253)
weakness
26% (256)
changes in sex drive or ability
18% (250)
changes in appetite
13% (247)
restlessness or excitement
12% (250)
blurred vision
11% (249)
frequent urination
9% (248)
constipation
8% (249)
difficulty urinating
7% (246)
nausea
5% (250)
weight gain
14% (93)
insomnia
11% (79)
diarrhea
3% (250)
Weight gain
13% (39)
making strange sounds
2% (82)
Pregabalin (Lyrica)% of members (num votes)
tiredness
65% (460)
dry mouth
59% (446)
difficulty remembering or forgetfulness
60% (431)
dizziness
56% (448)
difficulty concentrating or paying attention
56% (432)
weight gain
53% (428)
loss of balance or unsteadiness
48% (418)
headache
41% (429)
lack of coordination
41% (416)
confusion
41% (422)
weakness
39% (417)
constipation
37% (426)
anxiety
37% (417)
increased appetite
35% (415)
bloating
35% (419)
swelling of the arms, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
35% (412)
nausea
34% (422)
gas
32% (424)
muscle twitching
33% (411)
back pain
32% (403)
speech problems
28% (417)
uncontrollable shaking or jerking of a part of the body
20% (413)
''high'' or elevated mood
19% (414)
double vision
25% (232)
extreme dryness in eyes, lungs, mouth, etc.
32% (133)
vomiting
9% (408)
cold sweats
17% (222)
No effect whatsoever
16% (108)
side effects from meditation are all good
12% (125)
Lower sex drive
50% (24)
delirium
6% (216)
increased pain
14% (74)
suicidal
15% (41)
cellcept
2% (225)
Quetiapine (Seroquel)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
90% (154)
difficulty thinking or concentrating
65% (150)
dizziness
59% (143)
unusual dreams
49% (142)
decreased sexual desire or ability
51% (138)
dry mouth
49% (144)
increased appetite
48% (139)
irritability
44% (144)
excessive weight gain
44% (140)
weakness
41% (143)
loss of coordination
37% (143)
difficulty speaking or using language
30% (139)
headache
26% (139)
constipation
24% (136)
pain in the joints, back, neck, or ears
21% (137)
indigestion
20% (137)
gas
20% (133)
stuffy nose
20% (136)
stomach pain or swelling
17% (133)
numbness, burning, or tingling in the arms or legs
11% (137)
breast enlargement in males
4% (130)
discharge from the breasts
3% (131)
missed menstrual periods
3% (134)
weight loss
11% (27)
hypoglycemia
11% (27)
Valproic Acid (Depakote)% of members (num votes)
weight changes
61% (153)
drowsiness
57% (154)
dizziness
41% (149)
changes in appetite
41% (150)
mood swings
41% (145)
abnormal thinking
35% (145)
memory loss
32% (147)
headache
32% (142)
agitation
30% (144)
hair loss
26% (147)
loss of coordination
27% (143)
constipation
22% (141)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
19% (144)
blurred or double vision
15% (142)
ringing in the ears
14% (141)
heartburn
12% (142)
back pain
11% (140)
diarrhea
10% (140)
uncontrollable movements of the eyes
8% (143)
stuffed or runny nose
8% (142)
sore throat
6% (140)
uncontrollable facial muscle twitches
5% (62)
Venlafaxine (Effexor)% of members (num votes)
changes in sexual desire or ability
54% (493)
weakness or tiredness
43% (497)
dry mouth
41% (485)
dizziness
40% (492)
drowsiness
38% (498)
headache
35% (492)
nightmares
33% (490)
sweating
31% (483)
hot flashes or flushing
27% (478)
nausea
26% (481)
yawning
25% (473)
constipation
24% (480)
twitching
21% (481)
ringing in the ears
21% (475)
gas
20% (470)
loss of appetite
19% (476)
muscle tightness
18% (473)
anxiety
45% (182)
brain \"zaps\"
47% (172)
change in ability to taste food
16% (476)
weight gain
43% (173)
frequent urination
16% (473)
pain, burning, numbness, or tingling in part of the body
15% (472)
nervousness
38% (178)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
13% (476)
heartburn
13% (470)
stomach pain
13% (473)
diarrhea
12% (471)
weight loss
12% (476)
enlarged pupils (black circles in the middle of the eyes)
11% (465)
burping
10% (472)
difficulty urinating
9% (471)
sore throat, chills, or other signs of infection
9% (466)
Agitation
34% (93)
vomiting
6% (470)
sore skin
10% (155)
cold nose
9% (156)
shooting pains up one leg
8% (109)
shooting pain up one leg
7% (110)
Mental foggyness
50% (14)
Rash
5% (56)
Tachycardia
8% (12)
Difficulty catching breath
9% (11)
Dissociation
9% (11)
Zolpidem (Ambien, Stilnox)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
78% (264)
'drugged feeling'
65% (256)
unusual dreams
42% (252)
unsteady walking
38% (245)
difficulty keeping balance
36% (244)
dizziness
34% (245)
weakness
29% (248)
dry mouth or throat
27% (245)
forgetfulness
47% (113)
headache
17% (245)
changes in appetite
14% (242)
constipation
13% (244)
ringing, pain, or itching in the ears
13% (240)
joint, back, or neck pain
12% (237)
gas
11% (240)
heartburn
10% (241)
muscle aches or cramps
10% (241)
stomach pain or tenderness
10% (242)
burning or tingling in the hands, arms, feet, or legs
9% (245)
amnesia
28% (64)
eye redness
8% (236)
diarrhea
7% (239)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
7% (241)
eating while sleeping
22% (64)
heavy menstrual bleeding
4% (238)
Binge Eating
28% (25)
Extreme & unquenchable thirst
17% (36)

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