Side Effects Blog

The Side Effects Blog gives you REAL information about side effects that will make a difference to you.

Rather than just a long list of side effects, we tell you what you really NEED to know about the drugs that you are taking.

Aug 31, 2015

Opiates make me awake and hyper

At first taking opiates made me super sleepy. And now it just keeps me awake, hyper,and hungry for food. It would keep me like this for hours at a time!!

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Aug 31, 2015

Paradoxical Reaction to Stimulants

I have ADD and have taken stimulants for many years. While most people would get a high speeding effect from these drugs, they do the opposite to me. They

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Aug 31, 2015

Paradoxial Reaction to Morphine

I was in the hospital with severe sepsis of the blood stream and ended up with pneumonia and they gave me morphine for pain (against my wishes) The pain

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Jun 19, 2015

Too many paradoxical reactions to count

At this point in my life I refuse to take any new drug because of the effects they have on me. Cymbalta made me sucidical to the point of putting a 45

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May 30, 2015

Arm and Shoulder Pain from Levaquin

Because I had initially hurt myself in exercise I didn't realize that the pain I was experiencing in my right arm and shoulder and getting worse by the

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May 27, 2015

Ankle Instability and Disability after taking Cipro

I just realized I took cipro 4 times in an 8 month period for UTIs, the last time being 7 months ago. I began developing tendon pain of my lower legs

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May 27, 2015

My Mom's challenge with antibiotics and weak knees

I am contacting you on behalf of my 93 year old Mother. She has been getting regular UTIS which have been treated lately with 10 day courses of antibiotic

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May 27, 2015

Tendon pain - Levaquin + Methylprednisolone

So I have had 2 1/2 dose packs of Methylprednisolone plus 4 days of solumedrol IV while I was in the hospital with a lung infection...what brought me to

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May 25, 2015

Paradoxical Reaction to Pre-surgery sedative

I was in the hospital waiting to be taken in for a tonsillectomy. I had spent the night before there and had slept well and was feeling calm and just fine

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May 10, 2015

Disabled by Levaquin Damage

After 4 pills of levofloxacin antibiotic my tendons started to rupture. I couldn't eat, sleep, focus, or concentrate. My memory slipped to a point I didn't

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Apr 29, 2015

Ankle Pain After Only 3 Days of Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics

After only 5 doses I felt a mild pain in the side of my ankle. I stopped taking the pills and called my doctor. He said he had never seen anyone have

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Apr 29, 2015

Drunk on phenergan

I hate hospitals and clinics and avoid them at all costs. But after several bouts of migraines that included blurred vision, black out vision, bright lights

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Apr 28, 2015

Am i suffering because of Ciprofloxacin?

For over a year now I have been suffering pains, all over my body, in my joints, muscles and bones. I get swellings between my finger knuckle joints,

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Apr 08, 2015

Cipro Probably Caused Me to Have Fibromyalgia

I am so distressed reading all of this. Nineteen years ago, I had a hysterectomy and bladder repair. A supra pubic catheter caused a serious UTI. I was

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Apr 08, 2015

Hospitalized Due to Levaquin

My husband took 1 - 500mg Levaquin, 2 hours later, he could not stand or talk, He has been in ICU for a week now & finally woke up yesterday, he knows

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