Robert Dorin has identified a lot of ingredients that should be at the root of the poser. It’s a well-known fact that the drug -prescribed to treat depression and, at lower doses, to conforming to their literature, hair loss is a ‘infrequent’ after effect of this antidepressant.
What that means is that only between 1 in 100 and 1 in 1000 people will experience hair loss for a reason of taking this drug. Whilst this doesn’t sound actually is something worth considering.
You believe your hair loss is due to Wellbutrin, right?
Get the latest happenings on it, right here.
UPDATE March 10, There’s been a surprising twist in the case the government is now involved. Now let me ask you something. Have you previously experienced thinning hair after taking this drug? Oftentimes stopped taking it and hair grew back in about a years time. Recently I have noticed thinning of my hair. That said, I’m very annoyed to say the least. It’s awful.. I use to have very thick hair, now it’s so thin it’s depressing. I hate the makers of Wellbutrin. I was under the impression that my doctor had my concerns in mind and was also without a doubt correct.
I finally connected the dots and realized that Wellbutrin is the main new addition to my routine.
My hair is so thin when you can see my scalp easily.
I noticed that I was losing loads of hair about three months ago. Normally, ok Wellbutrin again for two weeks and had my hair chemically relaxed in the front. Now I’m more depressed than ever. Anyways, for the past two months I have noticed lots of hair falling out and I figured it was just an end of winter shedding. I quit taking the Wellbutrin about a year ago and the hair loss did stop. Nonetheless, lexapro made my hair fall out now is making me feel so sad and scared it may never be as full again, my individual hair strands have always been thin, I have always had lots of it and it has always felt so full and thick.
Well I assume for the most part there’s a special hell for them. I was on Wellbutrin for about five months now.
I’ve lost a lot hair that I’m forced to cut my hair twice in the last 8 months.
About 2 months now. My Wellbutrin -the generic one -was increased from 350 mgs to 450 mgs about ‘2 3’ months ago. Doctors dismissed my concerns that I was losing hair due to Wellbutrin. Yes I had the burning and itching of the scalp. Will never take it again. My doctor dismissed my complaint of hair loss on my last two visits. Now realized it was the Wellbutrin. My doctor switched my other medications since they no longer had the effect they’ve been supposed to. I’m seeing my psychiatrist this week and I hope she takes my concern seriously. I was only taking it for energy so I will find other ways to increase my energy. Anyway, Undoubtedly it’s disturbing me, my hair has never been thick. I had very long hair, down to the lower part of my back. Certainly, nothing worked. He was wrong but unfortunately I can’t seem to convince him to switch it. I’m off them for 2 months and I’m still having hair loss -my hair is so thin and delicate -and the hair that is coming in new is all greyish.. My hair is now paper thin.
I started losing my hair within a few weeks, I ld my doctor and she weaned me off the Prozac but kept me on Wellbutrin.
I’m stopping the Wellbutrin after this year. Wellbutrin has made my hair fall out a lot that I’m thinking about cursing out my doctor for giving to me.
They knew people will lose their hair and they chose to make a dollar instead. Experienced identical. You should take this seriously. I knew that it was the Wellbutrin that was causing my hair loss because of the time frame. I did a thorough blood work and everything was fine. It was quite scary seeing that much hair come off in the shower, and my bathroom floor will get covered in hair everyday! On p of that, I lost a bunch of hair all over. That’s right! I’m concerned I will never get my hair back, I’ve been taking vitamins and tried everthing since and I see a little improvement. I certainly hope so. Took Wellbutrin for about six months first time around. I am still losing hair but not as much. It has not helped me with my depression either. Also, notice a great deal of hair loss. It hasn’t helped with my depression that much ultimately. I began taking Wellbutrin around four months ago. Of course it just occurred to me day that it was two hair months loss.
I reached back to consciously feel the thickness of my hair day and was shocked when I realized for the first time how thin it felt.
I am also very self conscious about it when I have to make my way in public. My doctor ld me that it’s not an aftereffects.
Official statistic is 1 but it must be higher than that. Daisy, from Maryland, USA I am looking for reasons as to why I have suddenly started losing hair. Will this help? For instance, hair, please grow back quickly.) Started taking Prozac and Wellbutrin 3 years ago. Now wearing hats to conceal the loss. Carol, from NY, USA I had massive amounts of hair loss, most definitely because of Wellbutrin -it ok about 5 being months on the tablet when the hair loss peaked and I stopped taking them. I still decided to stop taking it! Then the entire strand is coming out, Undoubtedly it’s not breaking off.
I commented to my hairdresser over the last few months that I was losing a bunch of hair in the shower and in my brush than normal.
I began taking Wellbutrin on May 9, I’m pretty sure I have always had fairly thick hair and noticed that it was thinning rapidly.
Surely it’s coming out at the root, the strand itself is strong. On p of this, uPDATE July 22, we have even more news. Read the full update here. Consequently, the FDA is now officially involved in the case. I thought it therefore the doctor has weaned me off Wellbutrin. Generally, it’s been 9 months since I quit Bupropion. So, it’s just like this site is made about me. Although, I have also noticed I have about 2x the energy versus being on it, that is a plus.
I’m quite sure I am choosing to start weaning myself off the drug and hopefully I can report back that things go back to normal, I don’t really ought to be on the drug, I do not have severe depression. I do have a call into my doc to get her input.
It was my favorite part about my outer appearance.
It has definitely lessened, while I am still losing hair. I receive my medicine from Right Source, connected with Humana. I’ll take any ideas to removal of excessive fat part) I ok a very low dose of Bupropion, that is a generic brand of Wellbutrin, for 9 months. Notice that this past Friday I woke up with handfuls of hair. Now pay attention please. It didn’t concern me would fall out. I’ve always had thick hair. Against my doctors advice, By the way I stopped the medication. I had my ambition back, I had my energy back, I felt great. a single problem is my scalp burns and after that itches and I am loosing hair. Considering the above said. Only 150mg once a day. For all the women who have commented above me, keep strong and stay positive. I the Wellbutrin helped with my depression but has made me extremely aggravated now and then.
I also found multiple pea sized bald spots throughout the parts of my hair that I could see.
I reported it to my doctor, and she seemed to be unaware of this side type effects which was very frustrating.
Be skinny and bald or fat and have hair. For instance, just after having many tests not giving me an answer, I also started losing my hair to the point that I bought a hair piece. Write I am suspecting that So it’s the Wellbutrin, I don’t dye my hair. Thus I very rarely use heat on it. I started taking 150mg generic Wellbutrin on 27.It had been about a week and a half and I am having startling hair loss. Know what guys, I didn’t think anything of it, over a period of a few months I noticed I was losing more hair thought it was just the normal hair loss you experience after pregnancy. Nonetheless, it has helped some but I am still loosing my hair. Your writing above is interesting. I have seen a doctor and she has prescribed Rogain and a steroid liquid with steroid shots. Weight loss stopped and my hair started growing back. I started taking Wellbutrin after I had my 3rd child due to depression. Essentially, at the time my scalp burned for the first time ever in most of the websites with women saying it has happened to them.
I panicked, Googled hair loss, and all the consequences of the medications I am on, as a normal person should do.
The shampoo and conditioner seem to make my hair feel thicker, for sure.
I’m on a thyroid drug and she had me do a blood test to see if that can contribute to it. I also lowered my dose of Lamictal, he suggested using Hair Essentials, a herbal remedy. It’s always generic but not always similar maker. I was diagnosed with PTSD after a deployment to Iraq and was placed on Wellbutin. It’s a well That’s a fact, it’s interesting. By the way I started taking prenatals again and still nothing has changed, I ld my male doctor and ofcourse he said it has nothing to do with Wellbutrin and maybe I have low iron. Thought it was just time for a hair cut, started having dead ends. I don’t look for to take it though as long as I know so it’s what was causing my hair loss! I love my Wellbutrin. Now pay attention please. I started this medication to quit smoking, and it has worked for that, I am smoke free for 5 days but when my script is up after the month I shan’t be continuing it. I can’t even believe I found this site.
I was shedding extra weight redundant fat with the higher dose and now I gained it back and I have not changed my eating habits.
I noticed significant hair loss after 6 taking months it. I haven’t used any dye for since the VA does not offer any kinds of conditions types. I started experiencing hair loss a few months ago. Oftentimes I’m a 25 year old female so this horrified me and still is horrifying me. Eventually, my doctor was not surprised, I am very prone to consequences. It doesn’t show as long as I always wear my hair down so I brushed it off, I was looking in the mirror and noticed the sides of my hair were thinning. Actually, I am at a loss now as to what I must do.
I am 24 so this seemed odd.
This has not solved the real problem.
I’m still going through this. We are all beautiful, I’ve been on Wellbutrin for 9 months. Certainly, I try to count my blessings any day, and so far, it works better than the meds! Started taking Wellbutrin originally in Sept. I’ve never had a light grey hair in my entire life! It is she suggested that I suffer from female hair loss unrelated to anything specific. Anyways, the icing on the cake was when a wheel on my work chair broke. There had been no hair loss outside of the norm. At the sides of my hair where it first started thinning I have TONS of light grey hair! Can see how I do still need it, I’ve been fully off for 2 weeks now. My boss replaced all the wheels and showed me all the hair wrapped up in the wheels. Certainly, whenever spring time thing, I thought maybe it was a seasonal shed. Even if my hair is thinner I am glad that I caught the serious issue when I did. a few strands at a time nearly any time I run my finders though my hair might be contributing. I have been using Wellbutrin for about 3 4 months now, and during this last month I’ve noticed my hair was falling out.
About 2 weeks ago, Know what, I started losing loads of hair.
Now I see that it should be Wellbutrin as well. I have also started using the L’Oreal Paris EverStrong Thickening Shampoo and Conditioner. I just got my hair done last week and the hair dresser confirmed that I am getting all my hair back. At first I connected it to Lamictal which can also cause hair loss, it ok me a while to connect it to my medications. You see, she did not comment on it, I saw a dermatologist and mentioned my experience with Bupropion. Besides, it has not regenerated. Lost weight very easily – in 6 months. I don’t need to give up the Wellbutrin but I don’t look for to wear a wig either. I even have some bald spots. Surely it’s sad, as long as this medication was very helpful in reducing my depression and anxiety. That’s right! I have had tests done again and nothing was found. Generally, please help! A well-known fact that is. It still feels thin but at least it’s not all over the floor. I did start back at a lower dose, and have not had any problems like before.
Now my hair is falling out again, more so than before.
Since having anxiety about it causes stress and stress can also induce hair loss, I will continue to take a positive outlook.
I also noticed a light grey streak forming right at the front. Usually, I did notice a number of hair in the shower and when I pulled my hair in a ponytail it felt thinner. Now pay attention please. By the way, the most thick, healthy hair anyone could imagine to have. Ok, and now one of the most important parts. Wellbutrin is the main one with a ‘potential’ aftereffect. Maybe that triggered the scalp issue. Just think for a moment. Downside had been my weight. I noticed the p of my hair is thinning so bad that if I hold my hair back as if doing a pony tail only looser, I can see right through my hair! With that said, I still reckon that Bupropion therapy had something to do with my hair loss. It was the main thing I’ve ever tried that actually worked for me! Just thought it was time for a haircut. I usually only take a haircut about twice a year, I’m quite sure, that’s how healthy my hair is. I decided to stop taking this medication and noticed that I also stopped losing my hair.
I’m stopping it day!am 23, and was on Wellbutrin since April until about 3 days ago.
Far I am pleased with my choice to stop taking the Wellbutrin.
In 2006 it seems that the medical world here did not know about the hair loss being caused by the medication. Air dry everyday. Did you hear about something like that before? With a shower cap on, I started using and sleeping with coconut oil on my hair, infused with rosemary oil, each night. That all started after taking Wellbutrin as well. I am able to stay within a certain weight and my sex drive ain’t affected by the drug. I will never take it again. I hope that even if my hair is still falling out more than it used to, it will continue to slow down since I stopped taking the Wellbutrin. Nonetheless, I was on the 150 XL, generic version. A well-known fact that is. It was something I had not been successful with in the past, even if I was trying. Let me tell you something. It helps my mood stay stable. Know what, I apply coconut oil again, when out of the shower. A well-known fact that is. Know what guys, I feel like my choice was not only a decent one for me physically, mentally and emotionally, To be honest I also do not feel as lightheaded everyday. Have you stopped taking Wellbutrin and experienced regrowth?