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Insomnia (12,139 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP)% of members (num votes)
Improved sleep
34% (338)
More balanced mood
33% (338)
Reduced anxiety
29% (338)
Drowsiness
26% (342)
Nausea
11% (332)
Reduced sex drive
9% (330)
Nightmares
8% (330)
Stomach cramps
7% (328)
Hypertension
6% (330)
Flatulence
5% (328)
Memory problems
8% (194)
nausea
6% (199)
Hair loss
5% (209)
Vomiting
2% (327)
Difficulty urinating
2% (165)
Acupuncture% of members (num votes)
Pain relief
42% (1392)
Bruising
19% (1374)
Nausea relief
13% (1362)
Bleeding
11% (1362)
yawning
13% (467)
Bacterial infection
4% (1380)
Nerve injury
4% (1373)
night sweats
7% (725)
heartburn
5% (958)
Upset stomach
8% (549)
beware of counterfeit drugs and do not mix medications....
10% (386)
Jaw clenching
8% (485)
vertigo
8% (458)
dehydration
6% (550)
weight gain
13% (225)
rebound anxiety
7% (396)
drop in blood pressure
6% (432)
hair loss
7% (383)
wired
6% (453)
urinary hesitancy
6% (391)
hunger
5% (454)
headached
10% (223)
yeast infections
7% (328)
rough on stomach
4% (455)
tachycardia
3% (530)
Time release meds can be dangerous because side effects persist
4% (380)
very tired could not sleep, eyes seemed very big
5% (325)
Derealization
2% (765)
hypotension
3% (423)
Pneumothorax
1% (1363)
Hepatitis B
1% (1360)
tic exacerbation
1% (480)
Weight gain
7% (83)
faster recovery after vertigo/nausea attack
4% (134)
new symptoms during withdrawal of substance
2% (228)
Severe abdominal pain
5% (80)
reduced anticipatory stress
5% (73)
off label used for stage fright
1% (380)
Headache
5% (62)
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% (379)
oversensitised
3% (97)
increased blood pressure
7% (29)
uncontrollable outbursts
3% (74)
irritability
3% (75)
renal failure diagnosed by ER from accupuncture
1% (115)
Allergic reaction
1% (80)
Halusinations
0% (290)
kept me awake
1% (108)
easy to anger
1% (73)
toothache
0% (2)
Alprazolam (Xanax)% of members (num votes)
Reduced anxiety
87% (617)
Reduced panic
81% (603)
Drowsiness
61% (571)
Decreased inhibitions
41% (567)
Forgetfulness
37% (556)
Light-headedness
28% (568)
Dizziness
25% (551)
Dry mouth
24% (542)
Decreased sex drive
24% (544)
Depression
23% (566)
Irritability
15% (550)
Blurred vision
14% (549)
Muscle weakness
13% (550)
Constipation
13% (544)
Insomnia
11% (552)
Hyperactivity
8% (555)
Nausea
8% (545)
depression
18% (228)
Tremor
6% (546)
racing thoughts
8% (251)
suicidal thoughts
9% (224)
high blood pressure
5% (243)
Vomiting
2% (542)
Seizure
2% (553)
Hot Flashes when dosage increased
4% (242)
Jaundice
1% (548)
Difficulty waking up
26% (31)
Convulsion
1% (352)
Watery mouth
1% (533)
Rash
2% (129)
seziure
1% (101)
Amitriptyline% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
61% (619)
weakness or tiredness
53% (613)
dry mouth
53% (612)
changes in appetite or weight
37% (604)
constipation
30% (603)
changes in sex drive or ability
30% (589)
headaches
25% (590)
confusion
24% (590)
unsteadiness
24% (585)
nightmares
23% (589)
nausea
21% (592)
blurred vision
20% (585)
excessive sweating
17% (584)
pain, burning, or tingling in the hands or feet
15% (583)
difficulty urinating
11% (584)
felt like a zombie
39% (143)
vomiting
7% (583)
Suicidal Thoughts
13% (168)
Angry
12% (182)
Halucinations
7% (183)
Restless legs
18% (67)
Antidepressants% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
59% (539)
decreased sex drive
59% (534)
dry mouth
57% (542)
weight gain
52% (538)
insomnia
45% (532)
nervousness / anxiety
45% (537)
increased appetite
38% (527)
constipation
37% (531)
dizziness
36% (521)
confusion
28% (522)
decreased appetite
25% (523)
increased heart rate
22% (524)
blurred vision
22% (519)
urinary retention
14% (521)
Night Sweats
33% (186)
body tremors
13% (104)
Clonazepam (Klonopin, Rivotril)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
74% (530)
difficulty thinking or remembering
49% (511)
unsteadiness
35% (497)
dizziness
34% (502)
problems with coordination
32% (496)
changes in sex drive or ability
28% (485)
blurred vision
16% (487)
frequent urination
15% (490)
muscle or joint pain
12% (488)
increased saliva
5% (488)
nightmare
9% (140)
nightmares
10% (135)
rash
2% (139)
unconscious
4% (73)
Shortness of breath
0% (34)
Codeine% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
52% (214)
constipation
51% (206)
lightheadedness
39% (207)
dizziness
32% (207)
nausea
26% (205)
stomach pain
26% (203)
headache
24% (206)
mood changes
22% (206)
muscle fatigue
19% (181)
Muscle Spasms
15% (156)
difficulty urinating
7% (199)
vomiting
7% (201)
Muscle spasms
22% (41)
Increase Blood Sugars (Diabetes)
4% (182)
Dissociation
16% (51)
aggrivates GERD
21% (33)
thick feat
4% (157)
confusion
10% (59)
Extreme increase in pain
13% (40)
convex spots on lower arms
2% (130)
vivid dreams
25% (4)
Diazepam (Valium)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
68% (268)
tiredness
56% (264)
dizziness
33% (261)
weakness
29% (257)
dry mouth
27% (260)
changes in appetite
16% (248)
diarrhea
7% (254)
nausea
7% (249)
Reduced sex drive
25% (24)
risky behavior
6% (71)
Diphenhydramine (Benadryl)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
75% (795)
dry mouth, nose, and throat
49% (760)
dizziness
27% (742)
Sleepiness
62% (274)
nervousness
16% (732)
headache
15% (731)
muscle weakness
14% (738)
constipation
11% (733)
loss of appetite
10% (733)
nausea
8% (737)
excitement (especially in children)
7% (732)
increased chest congestion
5% (731)
increased blood pressure
9% (300)
vomiting
2% (731)
affected kidney function
4% (298)
Fluid retention
20% (10)
Eszopiclone (Lunesta)% of members (num votes)
daytime drowsiness
41% (37)
unpleasant taste
37% (38)
dizziness
33% (36)
headache
30% (37)
unusual dreams
28% (36)
dry mouth
25% (36)
lightheadedness
26% (35)
loss of coordination
22% (36)
nausea
23% (35)
decreased sexual desire
19% (36)
pain
9% (35)
heartburn
9% (35)
vomiting
6% (35)
painful menstrual periods
3% (35)
breast enlargement in males
3% (35)
Fish oil% of members (num votes)
belching
33% (1207)
indigestion
17% (1182)
loose stools
15% (1169)
reduced pain
12% (1153)
acid reflux
12% (1098)
lower blood pressure
9% (1167)
nausea
8% (554)
headache
7% (910)
Stomach Pain
6% (846)
nosebleeds
3% (1149)
Improved Sleep
11% (279)
Dry mouth
9% (310)
rash
2% (1152)
Headaches
7% (310)
Sensitive Teeth
10% (214)
ibuprofen: stomach pain
7% (314)
stomach pain
6% (311)
Sleepines
7% (237)
birth control pills: irritability
4% (312)
altered thyroid function
4% (269)
Slower clotting blood with minor cuts etc
6% (133)
Suicidality
2% (268)
Fainting
2% (212)
Dry eyes
6% (47)
dizziness
7% (43)
Hair Loss
12% (17)
panic attack
10% (20)
codones-hallucinations
0% (520)
Brain Zaps
0% (19)
Hydrocodone% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
60% (536)
constipation
52% (543)
fuzzy thinking
50% (536)
lightheadedness
41% (531)
nausea
38% (539)
dizziness
32% (528)
itching
27% (524)
dry throat
24% (521)
abnormally happy or abnormally sad mood
17% (515)
vomiting
16% (525)
Slightly nauseous
30% (268)
anxiety
15% (516)
Extreme fatigue
24% (264)
difficulty urinating
11% (516)
narrowing of the pupils (black circles in the center of the eyes)
10% (513)
rash
6% (515)
persistent cough
5% (263)
severe bruising
6% (187)
Bronchial infection
3% (262)
cough, fatigue, bronch inf, nausea s/b under Methotrexate but showed up here
2% (263)
Heart palpitations
9% (33)
Bruising
19% (16)
Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin)% of members (num votes)
gas or bloating
22% (6048)
constipation
18% (6048)
ringing in the ears
17% (5994)
heartburn
24% (3254)
diarrhea
13% (6018)
dizziness
12% (5986)
nausea
19% (3606)
nervousness
11% (5960)
stomach ache
24% (2224)
Headaches
16% (3056)
Sleepiness
15% (1894)
itching
11% (2424)
none
21% (1282)
Night Sweats
14% (1994)
Easy bruising
15% (1648)
Blurred vision
9% (2364)
Pain
15% (1096)
Chest pain
6% (2520)
Extreme itchiness
7% (2262)
peptic ulcer
5% (1856)
temporary loss of vision
2% (4446)
hyperacidity
7% (1124)
Increased phamaceutical toxins in my body
5% (1310)
Easy bruising (fish oil)
4% (1612)
Nightmares
6% (1080)
Folate deficiency from frequent use of NSAIDs
3% (910)
Increased bleeding from cuts
6% (350)
increased menstrual bleeding
5% (422)
anxiety
8% (250)
Facial/Cranial Nerve Pain
6% (212)
Tendonitis
6% (106)
Lorazepam (Ativan)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
69% (265)
tiredness
58% (260)
dizziness
36% (258)
dry mouth
28% (251)
weakness
26% (254)
changes in sex drive or ability
18% (248)
changes in appetite
13% (245)
restlessness or excitement
12% (248)
blurred vision
11% (247)
frequent urination
9% (246)
constipation
8% (247)
difficulty urinating
7% (245)
weight gain
14% (91)
nausea
5% (248)
insomnia
12% (77)
diarrhea
3% (248)
Weight gain
11% (37)
making strange sounds
3% (80)
Magnesium% of members (num votes)
diarrhea
28% (2235)
stomach discomfort
21% (2194)
nervousness
8% (965)
insomnia
10% (705)
weight gain
9% (710)
Headache
11% (567)
feeling slowed down
12% (500)
I take magnesium citrate
19% (253)
improved sleep
28% (160)
feeling more relaxed
26% (160)
disassociation
4% (950)
Not feeling anything (almost emotionless)
8% (412)
brain zaps
4% (613)
Brain
2% (829)
fewer or less-severe migraines
12% (153)
anxiety in the beginning of the treatment
3% (441)
Hypomania
2% (661)
terrible crashing feeling mid afternoon
5% (228)
stronger finger nails
7% (153)
pain in left mid-back
3% (274)
Murderous Rage
1% (561)
Loss of control of facial muscles
1% (324)
Uncontrollable vomiting
1% (312)
crashing when withdrawing
1% (227)
Lisinopril cough
2% (98)
hand tremors
2% (46)
OCD
0% (80)
when i went off it i had a seizure wish i ha some now
0% (542)
Incontinence
0% (51)
ocd
0% (79)
Paradoxical rage
0% (71)
brain craziness
0% (8)
Meditation% of members (num votes)
reduced stress
78% (2555)
improved mood
72% (2507)
improved sleep
53% (2459)
reduced pain
36% (2437)
waking up too early
15% (1975)
nasal congestion
12% (1948)
more relaxed
58% (386)
anxiety
24% (878)
muscle relaxation
46% (379)
Drowsiness
27% (553)
Passing out
6% (2177)
depression
19% (695)
deeper sleep
35% (381)
Insomnia
18% (653)
panic attacks
14% (828)
more alert next day
29% (381)
palpitations
11% (974)
Migraines
10% (908)
Crying
21% (428)
easy bruising
10% (923)
Easily Angered
14% (601)
Eye twitches
13% (670)
nervousness
20% (417)
Muscle pain/stiffness on waking
21% (371)
withdrawel
8% (969)
Eye Twitches
11% (660)
i have hardly done it
15% (466)
insomnia
15% (398)
water retention
9% (781)
Hair Loss
11% (617)
Aggression increase
10% (603)
hypotention - lowered overall blood pressure
8% (719)
\"Brain Zaps\"
9% (640)
Interesting dreams
23% (236)
tingling in hands feet and tongue
12% (449)
Head zaps
8% (677)
Swelling
8% (614)
head zaps
7% (674)
unpleasant body odor
7% (723)
Mouth ulcers
6% (798)
heart palpitations
11% (407)
stuttering
5% (907)
Rash
7% (620)
increased sexual desire
9% (411)
skin rash
6% (585)
worsened acne
4% (887)
Sense of overall dullness
11% (320)
hives
3% (958)
orthostatic hypotension
4% (721)
withdrawal
8% (394)
diarrhea
10% (281)
Irritibility
15% (173)
worried about addiction
8% (310)
Withdrawal
4% (360)
Dependence/addiction
6% (383)
agitation
14% (174)
Heightened sense of pain
13% (177)
Feeling of mental overstimulation
14% (154)
amnesia
5% (488)
stomach cramps
8% (276)
Easy bruising
11% (171)
hands sweat
8% (198)
Night excursions with no memory of it in the AM
3% (568)
Mania
5% (218)
Ideopathic Intracranial Hypertension
2% (624)
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)
Went off of cymbals a terrible withdrawal . Full blown!
3% (248)
Weight gain
14% (59)
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)
Severe Restlessness (Akathisia)
6% (106)
Paroxetine withdrawal
2% (359)
Seizures
1% (567)
stomach pain
7% (81)
Nausea
7% (45)
Irritability when between injections
1% (346)
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)
Severe withdrawal symptoms from slow wean off medication
5% (61)
Increased sense of clarity
38% (8)
Severe withdrawal symptoms from a slow wean
3% (59)
psychosis
2% (124)
anhedonia
3% (31)
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)
Yawning
13% (8)
Agitation
13% (8)
nausea
2% (43)
Just not effective
13% (8)
dissociation
3% (31)
Gabapentin-severe nocturnal seizures
2% (59)
Confusion
0% (8)
Severe nocturnal seizures
0% (59)
Uncontrollable crying
0% (8)
blisters over body
0% (37)
Heart rate increased next day
0% (62)
hungover
0% (20)
Melatonin% of members (num votes)
sleepiness
56% (504)
feeling hungover
23% (492)
"heavy-head" feeling
21% (484)
headache
16% (483)
depression
12% (475)
dizzy
12% (400)
stomach discomfort
6% (475)
joint pain
5% (399)
vision problems
5% (386)
Awake 2 am, then can\'t sleep
42% (38)
Diarrhea
4% (390)
Anxiety attacks
6% (219)
severe memory loss, sharp pains in legs
3% (397)
severe joint pain
3% (401)
Wake up 4 hours later
29% (31)
If something interrupts the falling-asleep process I lose the effect of the melatonin
28% (25)
Allergic reaction
2% (313)
Group B Strep
0% (328)
Avascular necrosis
0% (312)
Quetiapine (Seroquel)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
90% (153)
difficulty thinking or concentrating
64% (149)
dizziness
58% (142)
decreased sexual desire or ability
51% (137)
dry mouth
49% (143)
unusual dreams
49% (141)
increased appetite
48% (138)
irritability
43% (143)
excessive weight gain
43% (139)
weakness
41% (142)
loss of coordination
37% (142)
difficulty speaking or using language
30% (138)
headache
26% (138)
constipation
24% (135)
pain in the joints, back, neck, or ears
21% (136)
indigestion
21% (136)
stuffy nose
20% (135)
gas
20% (132)
stomach pain or swelling
17% (132)
numbness, burning, or tingling in the arms or legs
11% (136)
breast enlargement in males
4% (129)
discharge from the breasts
3% (130)
missed menstrual periods
3% (133)
hypoglycemia
12% (26)
weight loss
12% (26)
Trazodone% of members (num votes)
weakness or tiredness
60% (352)
headache or heaviness in head
50% (364)
decreased ability to concentrate or remember things
48% (344)
dry mouth
39% (346)
confusion
30% (340)
nausea
27% (350)
nervousness
25% (344)
changes in appetite or weight
25% (342)
bad taste in mouth
24% (344)
nightmares
23% (342)
blurred vision
21% (340)
sweating
19% (340)
tired, red, or itchy eyes
18% (340)
constipation
17% (344)
ringing in ears
17% (336)
muscle pain
14% (338)
stomach pain
10% (346)
diarrhea
9% (336)
Hip problem
13% (186)
vomiting
7% (346)
Extreme leg and arm muscle spasms
14% (42)
haemphilia
1% (274)
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)
burning or tingling in the hands, arms, feet, or legs
9% (245)
stomach pain or tenderness
10% (242)
eye redness
8% (236)
amnesia
28% (64)
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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