Common Side Effects of Psychiatric Medications
Drowsiness, impaired coordination, memory impairment, dry mouth. Brand names include Xanax, Klonopin, Valium and Ativan.
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)
Nausea, diarrhea, sexual dysfunction, insomnia, fatigue. Brand names include Celexa, Prozac, Luvox, Paxil and Zoloft.
Dizziness, nausea, headache, nervousness, dysphoria.
Drop in blood pressure when standing, sedation, dry mouth, constipation, urinary retention, blurred vision, dizziness, weight gain. Brand names include Anafranil, Pamelor, and Tofranil.
Nausea, constipation, somnolence, dry mouth, dizziness, sweating, nervousness, fast heart rate, hypertension, and sexual dysfunction.
Demitri, M. (2013). Common Side Effects of Psychiatric Medications. Psych Central. Retrieved on April 18, 2015, from http://psychcentral.com/lib/common-side-effects-of-psychiatric-medications/000179