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Generalized Anxiety Disorder (1,992 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

Benzodiazepines (Xanax, Ativan, Klonopin, Valium)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
77% (182)
decreased alertness and concentration
56% (176)
Fatigue
56% (156)
dizziness
38% (170)
decreased sex drive
36% (174)
depression
28% (170)
confusion
27% (171)
nightmares
22% (174)
increased appetite
21% (170)
blurred vision
17% (171)
decreased appetite
15% (173)
difficulty controlling impulses
15% (169)
nausea
13% (171)
amnesia
13% (38)
vivid dreams
29% (14)
headache
23% (13)
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0% (14)
Meditation% of members (num votes)
reduced stress
78% (2554)
improved mood
72% (2506)
improved sleep
52% (2458)
reduced pain
36% (2436)
waking up too early
15% (1974)
nasal congestion
12% (1947)
more relaxed
58% (385)
anxiety
24% (877)
muscle relaxation
46% (378)
Drowsiness
27% (552)
Passing out
6% (2176)
depression
19% (694)
deeper sleep
34% (380)
Insomnia
18% (652)
panic attacks
14% (827)
more alert next day
29% (380)
palpitations
11% (973)
Migraines
10% (907)
Crying
21% (427)
easy bruising
10% (922)
Easily Angered
15% (600)
Eye twitches
13% (669)
nervousness
20% (416)
Muscle pain/stiffness on waking
21% (370)
withdrawel
8% (968)
i have hardly done it
15% (465)
Eye Twitches
11% (659)
insomnia
15% (397)
water retention
9% (780)
Hair Loss
11% (616)
Aggression increase
10% (602)
hypotention - lowered overall blood pressure
8% (718)
\"Brain Zaps\"
9% (639)
Interesting dreams
23% (236)
Head zaps
8% (676)
tingling in hands feet and tongue
12% (448)
Swelling
8% (613)
unpleasant body odor
7% (722)
head zaps
7% (673)
Mouth ulcers
6% (797)
heart palpitations
11% (406)
stuttering
5% (906)
Rash
7% (619)
increased sexual desire
10% (410)
worsened acne
4% (886)
skin rash
7% (584)
Sense of overall dullness
11% (319)
withdrawal
8% (393)
hives
3% (957)
orthostatic hypotension
4% (720)
diarrhea
10% (280)
worried about addiction
8% (309)
Irritibility
15% (173)
Withdrawal
4% (359)
agitation
14% (174)
Dependence/addiction
6% (382)
Heightened sense of pain
13% (177)
Feeling of mental overstimulation
14% (154)
amnesia
5% (487)
stomach cramps
8% (276)
Easy bruising
11% (171)
Night excursions with no memory of it in the AM
3% (567)
hands sweat
8% (198)
Mania
5% (218)
Ideopathic Intracranial Hypertension
2% (623)
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% (247)
Weight gain
14% (59)
Went off of cymbals a terrible withdrawal . Full blown!
3% (248)
Severe chest pain
4% (157)
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% (251)
syncope
4% (172)
Seizures
1% (566)
Paroxetine withdrawal
2% (358)
stomach pain
7% (81)
Severe Restlessness (Akathisia)
6% (106)
Severe withdrawal symptoms from slow wean off medication
5% (61)
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% (252)
Nausea
7% (45)
Increased sense of clarity
38% (8)
Irritability when between injections
1% (345)
Severe withdrawal symptoms from a slow wean
3% (59)
psychosis
2% (124)
Yawning
13% (8)
anhedonia
3% (31)
Gabapentin-severe nocturnal seizures
2% (59)
Agitation
13% (8)
Gabapentin-severe withdrawal symptoms from a slow wean- this site will not let me list these symptoms under Gabapentin/same with nocturnal seizures
2% (59)
Just not effective
13% (8)
nausea
2% (43)
dissociation
3% (31)
hungover
0% (20)
Heart rate increased next day
0% (62)
Uncontrollable crying
0% (8)
blisters over body
0% (37)
Severe nocturnal seizures
0% (59)
Confusion
0% (8)
SSRIs% of members (num votes)
Sexual problems
62% (914)
Sleeplessness or drowsiness
56% (893)
Agitation (feeling jittery)
52% (888)
Headache
38% (876)
Nausea
35% (878)
Dissociation
32% (662)
Insomnia
45% (237)
Dry mouth
47% (222)
dizziness
31% (294)
brain zaps
31% (240)
\'brain storms\'
24% (296)
Tingling sensation
20% (214)
Vivid dreams
43% (72)
Pounding Heart
21% (38)
Induced hypomania/mania
9% (44)
burning tongue
4% (99)
burning lips
3% (96)
burning throat
3% (98)
burningface
3% (100)
burning scalp
3% (98)
frequent urination
12% (17)
Priapism-not longer than 4-5 hrs
3% (75)
Venlafaxine (Effexor)% of members (num votes)
changes in sexual desire or ability
54% (487)
weakness or tiredness
43% (491)
dry mouth
41% (479)
dizziness
40% (486)
drowsiness
38% (492)
headache
34% (486)
nightmares
33% (484)
sweating
31% (477)
hot flashes or flushing
27% (472)
nausea
26% (475)
yawning
25% (467)
constipation
24% (474)
twitching
21% (475)
ringing in the ears
21% (469)
gas
20% (464)
loss of appetite
19% (470)
muscle tightness
18% (467)
anxiety
46% (175)
brain \"zaps\"
46% (165)
change in ability to taste food
16% (470)
frequent urination
16% (467)
weight gain
42% (166)
pain, burning, numbness, or tingling in part of the body
15% (466)
nervousness
39% (171)
heartburn
13% (464)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
13% (470)
stomach pain
13% (467)
diarrhea
12% (465)
weight loss
12% (470)
enlarged pupils (black circles in the middle of the eyes)
11% (459)
burping
10% (466)
difficulty urinating
9% (465)
sore throat, chills, or other signs of infection
9% (460)
vomiting
6% (464)
Agitation
34% (86)
sore skin
10% (148)
cold nose
8% (149)
shooting pains up one leg
8% (102)
shooting pain up one leg
7% (103)
Mental foggyness
71% (7)
Rash
6% (49)
Dissociation
0% (4)
Tachycardia
0% (5)
Difficulty catching breath
0% (4)

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