Sometimes the benefits of a medication outweigh the potential risks and it’s up to a doctor and her patient to determine when that is the case. “The FDA, the media and physicians need to find better ways to work together to ensure that patients get the medication that they need, while still being protected from potential risks,” says Christine Lu, a Harvard Medical School instructor in popular medicine with Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute. To help you better understand the potential antidepressant side effects so that you can have this conversation with your own doctor, we’ve compiled a list of 10 commonly prescribed antidepressants. Whether mild, moderate or severe, any side effect of antidepressants should be reported to your doctor.