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Medication Side-Effects

Information about the most common antidepressant drug side-effects. Also, includes information for those who have been harmed by antidepressants.
  1. Adverse Reactions (16)
  2. Sexual Dysfunction (14)
  3. Weight Gain / Loss (8)
  4. Withdrawal (16)
  5. Treatment Resistance (11)

Antidepressant Side Effects
Tips for coping with some of the more common antidepressant side effects, such as nausea, fatigue, weight gain and sexual side effects.

Antidepressant Weight Gain
Weight gain is a common side-effect with antidepressants. These tips are recommended for reducing the number of pounds gained.

Tips for Coping With Anxiety Caused by Antidepressants
Almost all classes of antidepressants can potentially cause anxiety, especially during the initiation of treatment. Try these tips for reducing it.

Blurred Vision and Antidepressants
Blurred vision is most commonly associated with tricyclic antidepressants, which block the receptor for the neurotransmitter acetylcholine, causing the eyes to become dry. Steps you can take if you are experiencing this side effect.

Can Antidepressants Cause Strange or Vivid Dreams?
Is it possible that an antidepressant could be causing me to have strange and very vivid dreams?

Tips for Relieving Constipation Caused by Antidepressants
Constipation is a common side-effect of tricyclic antidepressants. Tips for relieving this unpleasant side effect.

Do Antidepresssants Make You Gain Weight?
Is it possible for antidepressants to make you gain weight?

Dizziness
Dizziness, due to low blood pressure, is most common with tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs). Tips for coping with dizziness from an antidepressant.

Easing Dry Mouth
Dry mouth is a common side effect of taking tricyclic antidepressants. Learn some tips for coping with with this side effect.

Tips for Coping With Fatigue From Antidepressants
Certain antidepressants may cause fatigue and drowsiness, especially during the early stages of treatment. While you are waiting for your body to adjust to your medication, the following are some tips for coping with this side effect.

Hair Loss and Antidepressants
While many things can cause hair loss, if you started a new antidepressant within the past few months this could be the cause.

Negative Effects of Antidepressants?
All antidepressants can produce certain negative effects known as side effects. These are some of the most common ones, as well as some of the more serious negative effects which antidepressants can produce.

Tips for Coping With Insomnia Caused by an Antidepressant
Certain antidepressants can cause temporary insomnia when you begin treatment. Tips for coping with this antidepressant side effect.

What Are the Side Effects of Antidepressants?
Tips for coping with common side effects of antidepressants.

Remedies for Nausea Caused by an Antidepressant
One of the most commonly experienced antidepressant side-effects is nausea. These remedies can help.

Sexual Side Effects of Antidepressants
Most of the commonly prescribed antidepressants have sexual side effects. Learn what you can do to counteract them.

Throwing Up After Taking an Antidepressant
What can be done to prevent feeling nauseous and throwing up after taking an antidepressant.

Side-Effects Index
Read what others have had to say about your medication and share your own experiences.

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