Table 2

Medication side effects reported by current medication users (N = 876)

Side effect present and bothersome


n

%


Difficulty thinking/concentrating

349

32.2

Restlessness/feeling jittery

305

28.2

Insomnia

307

28.4

Sleepiness

272

25.1

Weight gain

279

25.8

Decreased interest in sex

223

20.6

Agitation

240

22.2

Sedation

173

16.0

Dizziness

193

17.8

Constipation

175

16.2

Tremors

142

13.1

Sexual dysfunction

136

12.6

Nausea/vomiting

110

10.2

Difficult/painful menstrual periods

51

4.7

Male breast enlargement or secretions

15

1.4

Increased in blood glucose level

9

0.8


DiBonaventura et al. BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:20   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-12-20

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