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Multiple Sclerosis (530 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

Acupuncture% of members (num votes)
Pain relief
42% (1391)
Bruising
19% (1373)
Nausea relief
13% (1361)
Bleeding
11% (1361)
yawning
13% (466)
Bacterial infection
4% (1379)
Nerve injury
4% (1372)
night sweats
7% (724)
heartburn
5% (957)
Upset stomach
8% (548)
beware of counterfeit drugs and do not mix medications....
10% (385)
Jaw clenching
8% (484)
vertigo
8% (457)
dehydration
6% (549)
weight gain
13% (225)
rebound anxiety
7% (395)
hair loss
7% (382)
drop in blood pressure
6% (431)
wired
6% (452)
urinary hesitancy
6% (390)
hunger
5% (453)
headached
10% (223)
yeast infections
7% (328)
rough on stomach
4% (454)
Time release meds can be dangerous because side effects persist
4% (379)
tachycardia
3% (529)
very tired could not sleep, eyes seemed very big
5% (325)
Derealization
2% (764)
hypotension
3% (422)
Pneumothorax
1% (1362)
Hepatitis B
1% (1359)
Weight gain
7% (83)
tic exacerbation
1% (479)
new symptoms during withdrawal of substance
2% (228)
faster recovery after vertigo/nausea attack
4% (134)
reduced anticipatory stress
5% (73)
off label used for stage fright
1% (379)
Severe abdominal pain
5% (80)
oversensitised
3% (97)
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% (378)
Headache
5% (62)
uncontrollable outbursts
3% (74)
increased blood pressure
7% (29)
irritability
3% (75)
Allergic reaction
1% (80)
renal failure diagnosed by ER from accupuncture
1% (115)
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)
Baclofen% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
58% (73)
weakness
37% (68)
dizziness
33% (69)
confusion
24% (68)
upset stomach
20% (66)
insomnia
19% (62)
headache
40% (15)
thrush
7% (43)
Citalopram (Celexa)% of members (num votes)
changes in sex drive or ability
54% (328)
excessive tiredness
39% (322)
drowsiness
39% (317)
dry mouth
34% (315)
nausea
29% (317)
nervousness
28% (312)
excessive sweating
18% (310)
loss of appetite
18% (308)
diarrhea
14% (311)
excitement
14% (309)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
14% (310)
stomach pain
14% (309)
muscle or joint pain
12% (309)
vomiting
6% (309)
Excessive yawning
25% (73)
Headache
19% (81)
Corticosteroids% of members (num votes)
Having difficulty sleeping
62% (902)
Increased appetite, weight gain
60% (930)
Nervousness, restlessness
52% (904)
Sudden mood swings
50% (930)
Swollen, "puffy" face
44% (904)
Water retention, swelling
40% (872)
Easy bruising
37% (910)
Irritability
49% (680)
Muscle weakness
35% (916)
Lower resistance to infection
34% (890)
irritability
44% (650)
Stomach irritation
32% (886)
weight gain
45% (440)
overeating
35% (740)
Difficulty sleeping
59% (420)
anxiety
37% (634)
Blurred vision
26% (904)
lowered libido
31% (736)
Decreased productivity
34% (660)
decreased libido
30% (730)
Acne
23% (888)
heart palpitations
28% (706)
Increased growth of body hair
20% (894)
Night Sweats
30% (552)
Pounding heart
26% (642)
panic attacks
23% (694)
Osteoporosis (bone weakening disease)
18% (892)
Felt jittery
39% (396)
High blood pressure
17% (876)
Tingling in feet
22% (586)
anger
28% (458)
Diarrhea
23% (522)
Tingling/pain in feet
20% (582)
rapid heartbeat
28% (414)
muscle spasms
27% (422)
very dry eyes
20% (584)
painful legs
20% (530)
dizziness on standing
26% (392)
word recall problems
24% (382)
Eye twitching
21% (430)
Excessive yawning
16% (574)
numbing (emotionally)
16% (560)
Fever
13% (542)
REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
12% (644)
Suicidal Thoughts
11% (696)
paranoia
10% (712)
headaches
37% (196)
Cataracts or glaucoma
8% (870)
Worsening of diabetes
8% (870)
inability to orgasm
11% (584)
Disorientation
13% (458)
Low blood pressure
8% (662)
red splatches on areas of skin where clothing was tight
13% (392)
Swelling at injection site
6% (666)
Mania
8% (514)
Sedation
5% (840)
migraine relief
7% (564)
Severe Hair Loss
17% (176)
unable to cry
3% (736)
impotence
3% (410)
Allergic Reaction
33% (6)
seizure
0% (384)
Gabapentin (Neurontin)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
61% (608)
tiredness or weakness
58% (596)
dizziness
48% (590)
memory problems
49% (573)
unsteadiness
39% (572)
weight gain
38% (572)
dry mouth
38% (569)
anxiety
31% (562)
headache
30% (568)
double or blurred vision
28% (566)
constipation
28% (563)
back or joint pain
27% (562)
difficulty concentrating or paying attention
54% (273)
nausea
25% (561)
swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
25% (558)
mental slowness
49% (271)
strange or unusual thoughts
23% (564)
Constipation
23% (462)
heartburn
17% (555)
shaking of a part of your body that you cannot control
17% (556)
runny nose, sneezing, cough, sore throat, or flu-like symptoms
15% (546)
diarrhea
14% (555)
unwanted eye movements
11% (560)
ear pain
11% (548)
speech problems
23% (265)
diarhea
12% (491)
water retension
22% (261)
red, itchy eyes (sometimes with swelling or discharge)
10% (547)
water retention
19% (260)
inability to sleep
29% (155)
\"high\" or elevated mood
14% (265)
fever
6% (549)
vomiting
6% (552)
VAGINAL ODOR
8% (399)
Narrow emotional diversity
16% (183)
no libido
41% (71)
absent libido
35% (69)
No emotions at all
11% (199)
delayed reaction time
31% (70)
Hypertension
8% (208)
Bruising
15% (111)
Severe stomach pain
8% (208)
Severe itchy rash
8% (208)
occasional mild stomach upset; mostly if taken on an empty stomach
19% (69)
Nausea
20% (61)
SWOLLEN GLANDS
11% (99)
dissociation
14% (71)
Decrease in urine output
9% (46)
Decreased urine output
9% (45)
rectal bleeding
4% (107)
Glatiramer (Copaxone)% of members (num votes)
pain, redness, swelling, itching, or lump in the place where you injected glatiramer
80% (35)
flushing
42% (31)
weakness
41% (32)
tightness in muscles
39% (31)
depression
38% (32)
nervousness
35% (31)
purple patches on skin
30% (30)
pain in the back, neck, or any other part of the body
28% (32)
urgent need to urinate or defecate
31% (29)
loss of appetite
26% (31)
swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
29% (28)
confusion
23% (30)
sweating
24% (29)
abnormal dreams
20% (30)
shaking hands that you cannot control
19% (32)
severe headache
20% (30)
weight gain
20% (30)
difficulty speaking
17% (29)
immediate post injection reaction
60% (5)
nausea
10% (29)
diarrhea
7% (30)
painful or changed menstrual periods
7% (29)
vaginal itching and discharge
7% (29)
joint pain
7% (29)
ear pain
3% (29)
white patches in the mouth
4% (27)
crossed eyes
0% (28)
vomiting
0% (29)
Interferon beta-1a (Avonex, Rebif)% of members (num votes)
bruising, pain, redness, swelling, bleeding, or irritation at the injection spot
69% (72)
Fatigue
92% (50)
numbness, burning, tingling, or pain in hands or feet
47% (72)
joint pain
47% (72)
tight muscles
46% (70)
dizziness
44% (68)
runny nose
26% (68)
eye problems
20% (70)
toothache
18% (68)
hair loss
18% (68)
stomach pain
14% (72)
Depression
100% (6)
Diarrhea
50% (12)
Flu-like chills & fever/shakiness
100% (6)
allergic rash
7% (54)
Worsening of MS Symptoms overall
100% (4)
Muscle spasms/cramps possibly caused by Rebif
100% (4)
Psoriasis
8% (52)
Folate defieincy due to use of NSAIDs
33% (6)
increased bleeding
0% (26)
Low dose naltrexone (LDN)% of members (num votes)
increased sense of well-being
55% (280)
vivid dreams
49% (282)
increased self-confidence
42% (273)
difficulty sleeping
34% (277)
drowsiness
20% (172)
increased sex drive
17% (267)
Muscle ache
21% (117)
Sore Joints
20% (117)
body aches
18% (123)
Increased muscle strength
18% (68)
doesn\'t work
23% (47)
decreased orgasim
15% (65)
Hypothyroidism
7% (112)
ulcer
5% (125)
Folate deficiency
5% (38)
Triggers Herpes Simplex virus
0% (11)
Modafinil (Provigil)% of members (num votes)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
43% (232)
headache
38% (234)
dry mouth
32% (221)
dizziness
28% (228)
excessive thirst
25% (218)
loss of appetite
24% (219)
sweating
21% (214)
drowsiness
21% (224)
jittery
31% (147)
confusion
17% (212)
nausea
15% (224)
unusual tastes
14% (215)
flushing
13% (215)
more energy
42% (67)
back pain
13% (214)
constipation
12% (221)
tight muscles or difficulty moving
10% (210)
gas
9% (216)
heartburn
9% (215)
uncontrollable shaking of a part of your body
9% (210)
burning, tingling, or numbness of the skin
8% (213)
difficulty seeing or eye pain
8% (213)
diarrhea
8% (221)
nosebleed
5% (215)
Zoloft - shaking, lack of sexual intrest and could not feel my clitoris at all
11% (73)
It was appalling to get off this drug.
7% (67)
suicidal ideations
7% (58)
burnout
50% (2)
Send of no emotions at all or severe emotions
6% (18)
renal failure
0% (78)
fell asleep, kicked out of group - snored
0% (75)
Tizanidine (Zanaflex)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
80% (51)
dizziness
54% (48)
dry mouth
51% (47)
weakness
41% (46)
heartburn
28% (46)
depression
26% (47)
constipation
27% (45)
sweating
24% (46)
tingling sensation in the arms, legs, hands, and feet
24% (46)
back pain
22% (46)
nervousness
22% (46)
increased muscle spasms
18% (45)
stomach pain
15% (46)
diarrhea
16% (45)
vomiting
5% (44)
rash
4% (45)
Addiction
0% (42)

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