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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

Acupuncture% of members (num votes)
Pain relief
42% (1399)
Bruising
19% (1380)
Nausea relief
13% (1368)
Bleeding
11% (1368)
yawning
13% (474)
Bacterial infection
4% (1386)
Nerve injury
4% (1379)
night sweats
7% (731)
heartburn
5% (964)
Upset stomach
8% (556)
beware of counterfeit drugs and do not mix medications....
10% (393)
Jaw clenching
8% (492)
vertigo
8% (465)
dehydration
6% (557)
weight gain
13% (232)
hair loss
7% (390)
drop in blood pressure
6% (439)
rebound anxiety
7% (403)
wired
6% (460)
urinary hesitancy
7% (398)
headached
11% (230)
hunger
5% (461)
yeast infections
7% (335)
rough on stomach
5% (462)
tachycardia
3% (537)
Time release meds can be dangerous because side effects persist
5% (387)
very tired could not sleep, eyes seemed very big
5% (332)
Derealization
2% (771)
hypotension
3% (430)
Pneumothorax
1% (1369)
Hepatitis B
1% (1366)
tic exacerbation
1% (487)
Weight gain
8% (90)
faster recovery after vertigo/nausea attack
4% (141)
Severe abdominal pain
7% (87)
Headache
9% (69)
new symptoms during withdrawal of substance
3% (235)
irritability
6% (83)
off label used for stage fright
1% (387)
increased blood pressure
11% (36)
easy to anger
5% (81)
oversensitised
4% (104)
uncontrollable outbursts
5% (81)
reduced anticipatory stress
5% (80)
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% (386)
Allergic reaction
3% (87)
kept me awake
3% (116)
renal failure diagnosed by ER from accupuncture
1% (122)
toothache
11% (9)
Halusinations
0% (297)
Amitriptyline% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
61% (623)
dry mouth
54% (617)
weakness or tiredness
53% (617)
changes in appetite or weight
38% (608)
constipation
30% (608)
changes in sex drive or ability
30% (593)
headaches
25% (594)
confusion
25% (594)
unsteadiness
24% (589)
nightmares
23% (593)
nausea
20% (596)
blurred vision
20% (589)
excessive sweating
17% (588)
pain, burning, or tingling in the hands or feet
15% (587)
difficulty urinating
11% (588)
felt like a zombie
40% (149)
vomiting
7% (587)
Suicidal Thoughts
14% (173)
Angry
12% (187)
Restless legs
19% (72)
Halucinations
6% (188)
Antibiotics% of members (num votes)
upset stomach
53% (541)
nausea
39% (306)
diarrhea
41% (532)
Yeast Infection
45% (230)
Feeling spacey
25% (398)
Tiredness/fatigue
43% (226)
Náusea
32% (292)
easily overheated
22% (399)
diarhoea
27% (307)
Bad taste in mouth
33% (252)
allergic
23% (352)
Feeling disconnected or fuzzy-headed
30% (256)
Headaches
29% (261)
increased pain
20% (357)
jumpy legs
16% (427)
light sensitivity
25% (252)
excessive sleepiness
25% (252)
confusion
15% (427)
chest pressure
12% (513)
muscle weakness
23% (252)
extreme irritability
22% (250)
temporary substantial relief
19% (298)
nose and throat discomfort
16% (349)
excessive stomach acid
22% (252)
slow reactions
13% (417)
bruising
12% (446)
tension
21% (248)
extreme anxiety
18% (275)
Heartburns
21% (220)
increased sensation of sunburned skin
18% (258)
Discomfort in chest and overall unease
14% (327)
no relief of migraine symptoms
15% (296)
Sore Throat
14% (252)
Tinnitus
18% (250)
high blood pressure
9% (468)
Tendon / Ligament Weakness or Damage
13% (325)
rapid heart rate
16% (249)
leg cramps
24% (168)
lucid dreaming
16% (246)
blotchy vision
15% (250)
Orange urine
14% (221)
substituting the wrong word
13% (252)
Low bloodpressure
8% (350)
low blood pressure
8% (348)
extreme neck weakness
10% (249)
Frequent Urination
24% (99)
Blood in urine
6% (381)
Dizziness
27% (90)
sunburn feeling on top of head
9% (243)
sensitiviity to water (burning sensation)
7% (279)
Excessive Sweating
18% (100)
sensitivity to water(burning sensation)
6% (280)
Topamax - kidney stones
2% (414)
Blood in vains feels like bowling
2% (333)
Running VO2 max declined
1% (438)
metabolic acidosis
2% (273)
kidney stones
2% (299)
Antidepressants% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
60% (541)
decreased sex drive
59% (536)
dry mouth
57% (544)
weight gain
52% (540)
insomnia
46% (534)
nervousness / anxiety
45% (539)
increased appetite
38% (529)
constipation
37% (533)
dizziness
37% (523)
confusion
28% (524)
decreased appetite
25% (525)
increased heart rate
21% (526)
blurred vision
21% (521)
urinary retention
14% (523)
Night Sweats
34% (188)
body tremors
14% (106)
Anxiolytic (Anti-Anxiety) Medications% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
67% (241)
decreased alertness and concentration
58% (235)
decreased sex drive
49% (150)
dizziness
34% (145)
depression
43% (234)
confusion
35% (232)
nausea
28% (233)
nightmares
28% (232)
increased appetite
26% (232)
blurred vision
23% (232)
decreased appetite
24% (227)
difficulty controlling impulses
23% (230)
Aches and Pains of Body Joints
32% (133)
suicidal thoughts
24% (173)
restless leg syndrome
24% (172)
elavated heart rate
22% (171)
dry mouth
41% (93)
diarrhea
18% (203)
difficulty swallowing
22% (129)
Diarrhea
18% (126)
dry skin/scalp mild rash (not the deadly kind)
12% (175)
sleep eating
10% (126)
unable to swallow
7% (129)
Botox% of members (num votes)
pain, tenderness, or bruising in the place where you received the injection
69% (96)
headache
33% (94)
tight muscles
32% (92)
pain or tightness in the face
19% (89)
drowsiness
13% (91)
anxiety
10% (90)
dry or irritated eyes
10% (90)
teary eyes
9% (90)
dry mouth
9% (91)
runny nose or congestion
9% (90)
nausea
8% (88)
difficulty closing the eyes
3% (90)
cough
3% (89)
sweating from parts of the body other than the underarm
2% (89)
Corticosteroids% of members (num votes)
Having difficulty sleeping
62% (453)
Increased appetite, weight gain
60% (467)
Nervousness, restlessness
52% (454)
Sudden mood swings
50% (467)
Swollen, "puffy" face
44% (454)
Water retention, swelling
40% (438)
Easy bruising
37% (457)
Irritability
49% (342)
Muscle weakness
35% (460)
Lower resistance to infection
34% (447)
irritability
44% (327)
weight gain
45% (222)
Stomach irritation
32% (445)
overeating
35% (372)
Difficulty sleeping
58% (212)
anxiety
39% (302)
Blurred vision
26% (454)
lowered libido
31% (370)
Decreased productivity
33% (332)
decreased libido
30% (367)
Acne
23% (446)
heart palpitations
28% (355)
Increased growth of body hair
20% (449)
Night Sweats
31% (278)
Pounding heart
26% (323)
Osteoporosis (bone weakening disease)
18% (448)
panic attacks
23% (349)
Felt jittery
39% (200)
High blood pressure
17% (440)
Tingling in feet
22% (295)
anger
28% (231)
Diarrhea
22% (263)
Tingling/pain in feet
20% (293)
rapid heartbeat
28% (209)
very dry eyes
19% (294)
muscle spasms
27% (213)
painful legs
20% (267)
dizziness on standing
25% (198)
Excessive yawning
16% (289)
word recall problems
23% (193)
Eye twitching
21% (217)
numbing (emotionally)
16% (282)
Fever
13% (273)
REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
12% (324)
Suicidal Thoughts
11% (350)
headaches
37% (100)
paranoia
10% (358)
Cataracts or glaucoma
8% (437)
Worsening of diabetes
8% (437)
inability to orgasm
11% (294)
Disorientation
13% (231)
Low blood pressure
8% (333)
red splatches on areas of skin where clothing was tight
13% (198)
Swelling at injection site
6% (335)
Mania
8% (259)
Sedation
5% (422)
migraine relief
7% (284)
Severe Hair Loss
17% (90)
unable to cry
3% (370)
impotence
3% (207)
Allergic Reaction
20% (5)
seizure
0% (194)
Diazepam (Valium)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
68% (270)
tiredness
56% (266)
dizziness
33% (263)
weakness
29% (259)
dry mouth
28% (261)
changes in appetite
16% (250)
diarrhea
7% (256)
nausea
8% (251)
Reduced sex drive
27% (26)
risky behavior
7% (73)
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)
Brain zaps- when forget to have it
45% (20)
insomnia
47% (19)
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)
Anxiety
33% (6)
Heavy muscles
13% (16)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
12% (17)
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)
Fluconazole (Diflucan)% of members (num votes)
stomach pain
19% (154)
headache
15% (152)
dizziness
12% (153)
diarrhea
9% (152)
heartburn
7% (150)
change in ability to taste food
7% (149)
Gabapentin (Neurontin)% of members (num votes)
drowsiness
61% (612)
tiredness or weakness
58% (600)
dizziness
48% (594)
memory problems
49% (577)
unsteadiness
40% (576)
weight gain
39% (576)
dry mouth
39% (573)
anxiety
31% (566)
headache
30% (572)
double or blurred vision
28% (570)
constipation
28% (567)
back or joint pain
28% (566)
difficulty concentrating or paying attention
54% (277)
nausea
25% (565)
swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
25% (562)
mental slowness
48% (275)
strange or unusual thoughts
22% (568)
Constipation
23% (466)
heartburn
17% (559)
shaking of a part of your body that you cannot control
17% (560)
runny nose, sneezing, cough, sore throat, or flu-like symptoms
15% (550)
diarrhea
14% (559)
ear pain
12% (552)
unwanted eye movements
11% (564)
speech problems
23% (268)
diarhea
12% (495)
water retension
22% (265)
red, itchy eyes (sometimes with swelling or discharge)
10% (551)
water retention
19% (263)
inability to sleep
29% (159)
\"high\" or elevated mood
14% (268)
fever
6% (553)
VAGINAL ODOR
8% (402)
vomiting
6% (556)
Narrow emotional diversity
16% (186)
no libido
40% (75)
absent libido
36% (73)
delayed reaction time
30% (73)
No emotions at all
11% (202)
Bruising
16% (115)
Hypertension
8% (211)
Severe stomach pain
8% (211)
Severe itchy rash
8% (211)
Nausea
20% (65)
occasional mild stomach upset; mostly if taken on an empty stomach
18% (72)
SWOLLEN GLANDS
11% (102)
dissociation
14% (74)
Decrease in urine output
8% (48)
Decreased urine output
8% (48)
rectal bleeding
4% (111)
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% (234)
redness or swelling of the skin
35% (227)
loss of libido
22% (122)
less creative
12% (212)
Increased IC/vulvodynia pain
37% (27)
Acne flare-up
8% (108)
trembling
5% (186)
Vivid dreams
6% (135)
suicidal ideation
6% (119)
excessive sudoku solving
5% (115)
Hemorrhoids
14% (35)
Severe pressure/aching in lower abdomen
15% (26)
Pelvic infection
11% (27)
Constipation
6% (33)
Magnesium% of members (num votes)
diarrhea
28% (2256)
stomach discomfort
21% (2214)
nervousness
8% (984)
insomnia
10% (724)
weight gain
9% (729)
Headache
11% (586)
feeling slowed down
12% (519)
I take magnesium citrate
19% (275)
improved sleep
28% (181)
feeling more relaxed
26% (180)
disassociation
4% (969)
Not feeling anything (almost emotionless)
8% (431)
brain zaps
4% (632)
fewer or less-severe migraines
12% (174)
Brain
2% (848)
anxiety in the beginning of the treatment
3% (459)
terrible crashing feeling mid afternoon
6% (248)
Hypomania
2% (680)
stronger finger nails
6% (173)
pain in left mid-back
3% (293)
Murderous Rage
1% (580)
Loss of control of facial muscles
1% (343)
Uncontrollable vomiting
1% (331)
hand tremors
3% (66)
fatigue
40% (5)
Lisinopril cough
2% (117)
crashing when withdrawing
1% (247)
ocd
1% (99)
OCD
1% (100)
Incontinence
1% (71)
increased suicidal thoughts
11% (9)
Paradoxical rage
0% (91)
brain craziness
0% (28)
when i went off it i had a seizure wish i ha some now
0% (561)
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% (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)
delirium
6% (216)
Lower sex drive
50% (24)
increased pain
14% (74)
suicidal
15% (41)
cellcept
2% (225)
SSRIs% of members (num votes)
Sexual problems
62% (923)
Sleeplessness or drowsiness
56% (902)
Agitation (feeling jittery)
52% (897)
Headache
39% (884)
Nausea
35% (887)
Dissociation
32% (671)
Insomnia
45% (246)
Dry mouth
48% (231)
dizziness
32% (303)
brain zaps
31% (249)
\'brain storms\'
24% (305)
Tingling sensation
20% (223)
Vivid dreams
44% (81)
Pounding Heart
26% (47)
burning scalp
5% (107)
burning tongue
5% (108)
burningface
5% (109)
frequent urination
19% (27)
Induced hypomania/mania
8% (53)
burning throat
4% (107)
burning lips
3% (104)
Priapism-not longer than 4-5 hrs
4% (84)
Testosterone% of members (num votes)
mood changes
43% (90)
depression
25% (87)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
24% (86)
nervousness
24% (89)
acne
22% (88)
dry skin
18% (87)
decreased sexual desire
18% (87)
headache
16% (87)
hair loss
16% (88)
hot flushes
16% (88)
urinary urgency
22% (63)
weakness
15% (87)
breast enlargement and/or pain
13% (87)
teary eyes
7% (87)
Yeast infection
7% (57)
changes in ability to smell or taste
5% (86)
elevated hematocrit
6% (35)
polycythemia
3% (35)
Topical steroids% of members (num votes)
Skin irritation, redness, burning
48% (334)
Skin thinning
37% (331)
Skin peeling
27% (321)
Skin pigment changes (lighter or darker skin)
26% (326)
Easy bruising and tearing of the skin
21% (325)
Delayed wound healing
20% (318)
Skin infection
12% (319)
Perioral dermatitis (rash around the mouth)
9% (316)
Enlarged blood vessels(telangiectasia)
8% (319)
Increased appetite
14% (22)
Moon Face
5% (20)
Cushing\'s Syndrome
5% (20)
Vaginal estrogen cream (Estrace, Premarin)% of members (num votes)
swelling, redness, burning, itching, or irritation of the vagina
53% (238)
depression
28% (232)
irritability
27% (234)
vaginal discharge
26% (234)
difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
26% (230)
changes in sexual desire
25% (234)
breast pain or tenderness
24% (238)
sudden feelings of heat or sweating
25% (228)
painful or difficult urination
22% (226)
nervousness
20% (230)
back pain
20% (232)
leg cramps
16% (230)
nausea
15% (230)
dizziness
13% (232)
hair loss
12% (230)
unwanted hair growth
12% (230)
heartburn
11% (232)
cold symptoms
12% (224)
difficulty wearing contact lenses
9% (226)
flu symptoms
9% (224)
spotty darkening of the skin on the face
8% (224)
vomiting
6% (232)
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)

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