Introducing Start, a new way to tell if your antidepressant is working for you.

Learn more
I wish I knew it would interfere with my active life -- I got short of breath easily. It does help me sleep and the pain is gone but the side effects are awful, not worth it.
65 year old woman
GabapentinNerve pain

Used for a month or so

retired and active

Start dose low and escalate slowly. Expect mild nausea at start and with dose increases. It will go away, so stick with it. I feel fine now. I am convinced that this medicine also helped me lose weight too, thus improving my glucose #s.
41 year old man
MetforminType 2 diabetes

Used for a year or so

Physician with new diagnosis of diabetes

share your experience


People who’ve been there

More than 100,000 people sharing their medication experience and advice

share your experience

Iodine makes it easier to understand prescription drug side effects.

OPRAH Magazine

Iodine is addressing a notable information gap in health care for consumers and providers.

New York Times

The Yelp of medicine is here.



Is it worth it?

People-powered ratings show you which medications work best and have the fewest side effects.

share your experience

Side effects

What to expect from your medications

Timelines written by medical experts show you what’s in store.


You have options

Compare side effects, pharmacist tips, and reviews side-by-side to find the right medication.


You decide what’s important

We give you a personalized experience, highlighting what you care about: Alcohol, weight gain, sexual side effects, pregnancy-safe meds, and more.