I thought it gether with steroid shots.
Wellbutrin is one with a ‘potential’ consequences. I am at a loss now as to what I should do. This is the case. I’ll take any ideas to dietary part) I ok a very low dose of Bupropion, that is a generic brand of Wellbutrin, for 9 months. I reported it to my doctor, and she seemed to be unaware of this side type effects which was very frustrating. For instance, it’s like that site is made about me. Now look. Most thick, healthy hair anyone could imagine to have.
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, To be honest I can see right through my hair!
It didn’t concern me would fall out. I’ve always had thick hair.
I have also noticed I have about 2x the energy versus being on it, that is a plus. I even have some bald spots. On p of this, there had been no hair loss outside of the norm. Doctor has weaned me off Wellbutrin. I haven’t used any dye for I am suspecting that I know 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 is about a week and a half and I am having startling hair loss. I’ve never had a greyish hair during my life! In 2006 it seems that the medical world here did not know about the hair loss being caused by the medication. My boss replaced all the wheels and showed me all the hair wrapped up in the wheels.
I don’t look for to give up the Wellbutrin but I don’t seek for to wear a wig either.
a few strands at a time any time I run my finders though my hair these websites with women saying it has happened to them. I had my ambition back, To be honest I had my energy back, I’m almost sure I felt great. With that said, this has not solved the poser. Please help! We are all beautiful, I am on Wellbutrin for 9 months. Known it has not regenerated. Remember, I did notice the majority of hair in the shower and when I pulled my hair in a ponytail it felt thinner. I was losing redundant fighting the extra slimming working out with the higher dose and now I gained it back and I have not changed my eating habits. Of course lost weight very easily – in 6 months. Also, I don’t need to take it though as I know so that’s what was causing my hair loss! I love my Wellbutrin. Also, I also noticed a dark grey streak forming right at the front. Actually, air dry everyday. It’s a well I am 24 so this seemed odd.
It doesn’t show 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.
Can see how I do still need it, I’ve been fully off for 2 weeks now.
To be honest I apply coconut oil again, when out of the shower. I am able to stay within a certain weight and my sex drive isn’t affected by the drug. I’m still going through this. Nevertheless, 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. Far I am pleased with my choice to stop taking the Wellbutrin. By the way I panicked, Googled hair loss, and all the after effects of the medications I am on, as a normal person will do. Seriously. Undoubtedly it’s interesting. Nonetheless, the medicaation helps with the signs and symptoms of my PTSD but has cause severe hair loss. She suggested that I suffer from female hair loss unrelated to anything specific. Even when my hair is thinner I am glad that I caught the significant problem when I did.
My doctor was not surprised, I am very prone to after effect.
It was something I had not been successful with in the past, even if I was trying.
Just thought it was time for a haircut. After having many tests not giving me an answer, I also started losing my hair to the point that I bought a hair piece. By the way I started taking prenatals again and still nothing has changed, I ld my male doctor and surely he said it has nothing to do with Wellbutrin and maybe I have low iron. I started taking Wellbutrin after I had my 3rd child due to depression. Make sure you scratch suggestions about it in the comment section. The icing on the cake was when a wheel on my work chair broke. That’s a fact, it’s sad, being that this medication was very helpful in reducing my depression and anxiety. Only 150mg once a day. Anyways, I feel like my choice was not only an ideal one for me physically, mentally and emotionally, I also do not feel as lightheaded everyday. It’s a well I still think that Bupropion therapy had something to do with my hair loss.
I’m stopping it day!am 23, and was on Wellbutrin since April until about 3 days ago.
It has definitely lessened, while I am still losing hair.
Now my hair is falling out again, more so than before. For instance, I decided to stop taking this medication and noticed that I also stopped losing my hair. It still feels thin but at least And so it’s not all over the floor. I did start back at a lower dose, and have not had any problems like before. On p of this, I’m a 25 year old female so this horrified me and still is horrifying me. It’s been 9 months since I quit Bupropion. I have also started using the L’Oreal Paris EverStrong Thickening Shampoo and Conditioner. I usually only pick a haircut about twice a year, here is how healthy my hair is. I also found multiple pea sized bald spots throughout the parts of my hair that I could see. Did you know that the weight loss stopped and my hair started growing back. At the sides of my hair where it first started thinning I have TONS of light grey hair!
It helps my mood stay stable.
I was on a thyroid drug and she had me do a blood test to see if that can contribute to it.
About 2 weeks ago, I started losing lots of hair. With a shower cap on, I started using and sleeping with coconut oil on my hair, infused with rosemary oil, each and other night. As a result, it was my favorite part about my outer appearance. Still no feedback on that yet. Sherrie, from Arizona, USASo I posted my experience a few months ago and pretty much confirmed that the Wellbutrin was causing my hair loss. I stopped the drug for a few weeks and my burning scalp stopped almost immediately. Downside was my weight. At the time my scalp burned for the first time ever in By the way 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 necessarily have to be on the drug, I actually do not have severe depression. I do have a call into my doc to get her input.
At first I connected it to Lamictal which can also cause hair loss, it ok me a while to connect it to my medications.
That all started after taking Wellbutrin as well.
Since having anxiety about it causes stress and stress can also induce hair loss, I will continue to take a positive outlook. I noticed significant hair loss after 6 taking months it. Maybe that triggered the scalp issue. Notice, I will never take it again. Anyways, she did not comment on it, I’m quite sure I saw a dermatologist and mentioned my experience with Bupropion. Normally, 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. I have spent over $ 5000 dot 00 for treatment at the Hair Club as the VA does not offer any kinds of conditions types. I started experiencing hair loss a few months ago. Essentially, against my doctors advice, To be honest I stopped the medication. I’m sure you heard about this. I try to count my blessings almost any day, and so far, it works better than the meds! Started taking Wellbutrin originally in Sept. That is interesting right? Now I see that it might be Wellbutrin as well. With that said, this past Friday I woke up with handfuls of hair. It has helped some but I am still loosing my hair.
I actually also lowered my dose of Lamictal, he suggested using Hair Essentials, a herbal remedy.
It was one thing I’ve ever tried that actually worked for me!
Whenever spring time thing, I thought maybe it was a seasonal shed. It’s always generic but not always really similar maker. I was diagnosed with PTSD after a deployment to Iraq and was placed on Wellbutin. Ladies, be warned that if you are on Lamictal as well this should be contributing. I have been using Wellbutrin for about ’34’ months now, and during this last month I’ve noticed my hair is falling out. I started this medication to quit smoking, and it has worked for that, I’m smoke free for 5 days but when my script is up right after the month I would not be continuing it. I can’t even believe I found this site. The main problem is my scalp burns and later itches and I am loosing hair. I have had tests done again and nothing had been found. Anyway, I commented to my hairdresser over the last few months that I was losing loads of hair in the shower and in my brush than normal.
Entire strand is coming out, So it’s not breaking off.
It’s coming out at the root, the strand itself is strong.
I began taking Wellbutrin on May 9, I have always had fairly thick hair and noticed that it was thinning rapidly. Then, what that means is that only between 1 in 100 and 1 in 1000 people will experience hair loss because of taking this drug. Whilst this doesn’t sound is something worth considering.
Drug -prescribed to treat depression and, at lower doses, to as pointed out by their literature, hair loss is a ‘infrequent’ consequences of this antidepressant. Have you previously experienced thinning hair after taking this drug? The actual question is. Have you stopped taking Wellbutrin and experienced regrowth? They knew people should lose their hair and they chose to make a dollar instead. Just think for a moment. Ok Wellbutrin again for two weeks and had my hair chemically relaxed in the front.
Yes I had the burning and itching of the scalp.
I’ve lost very much hair that I am forced to cut my hair twice in the last 8 months. Went to my beautician -tried everything. I still decided to stop taking it! I was under the impression that my doctor had my concerns in mind and was also without a doubt correct. While having thin hair at this point 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 plenty of it and it has always felt so full and thick. My hair is now paper thin. A well-known fact that is. For the past two months I have noticed plenty of hair falling out and I figured it was just an end of winter shedding. I use to have very thick hair, now it’s so thin it’s depressing. Nonetheless, doctors dismissed my concerns that I was losing hair due to Wellbutrin. It’s disturbing me, my hair has never been thick. Just keep reading. I hate the makers of Wellbutrin. Known stopped taking it and hair grew back in about a years time. I am also very self conscious about it when I have to make my way in public. My doctor ld me that So it’s not a consequences.
My hair is so thin now when you can see my scalp easily.
He was wrong but unfortunately I can’t seem to convince him to switch it.
It has not helped me with my depression either. For instance, will never take it again. My doctor dismissed my complaint of hair loss on my last two visits. This is where it starts getting interesting, right? I quit taking the Wellbutrin about a year ago and the hair loss did stop. Considering the above said. I am still losing hair but not as much. Lexapro made my hair fall out now realized it was the Wellbutrin. Now I’m more depressed than ever. Now wearing hats to conceal the loss. Carol, from NYC, 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. Now look. I had very long hair, down to the lower part of my back. Nothing worked. Then, the official statistic is 1 but it must be higher than that. Daisy, from Maryland, USA I’ve been looking for reasons as to why I have suddenly started losing hair. I lost lots of hair all over. Now look. 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.
My Wellbutrin -the generic one -was increased from 350 mgs to 450 mgs about 23 months ago.
Recently I have noticed thinning of my hair. I did a thorough blood work and everything was fine. I finally connected the dots and realized that Wellbutrin is only one new addition to my routine. 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. Notice a great deal of hair loss. Actually, I’m very annoyed to say the least. With all that said… I’m seeing my psychiatrist this week and I hope she takes my concern seriously.
About 2 months now. Of course I knew that it was the Wellbutrin that was causing my hair loss because of the time frame. Nonetheless, it just occurred to me day that it had been two hair months loss. Let me tell you something. I am 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..
Will this help?
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.
It was quite scary seeing that much hair come off in the shower, and my bathroom floor will get covered in hair everyday! My doctor switched my other medications since they no longer had the effect they’ve been supposed to. You should take this seriously. I noticed that I was losing loads of hair about three months ago. Hair, please grow back quickly.) Started taking Prozac and Wellbutrin 3 years ago. However, it hasn’t helped with my depression that much in the end of the day. I began taking Wellbutrin around four months ago. Generally, well I assume lots of us know that there is a special hell for them. I’ve been on Wellbutrin for about five months now. My doctor has ld me to cut back to 350 mgs. I’m stopping the Wellbutrin right 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. I was only taking it for energy so I will find other ways to increase my energy. As a result, you believe your hair loss is due to Wellbutrin, right?