My Wellbutrin -the generic one -was increased from 350 mgs to 450 mgs about 2 3″ months ago.
I hate the makers of Wellbutrin.
Notice a great deal of hair loss. He was wrong but unfortunately I can’t seem to convince him to switch it. However, my hair is so thin now when you can see my scalp easily. It was quite scary seeing that much hair come off in the shower, and my bathroom floor will get covered in hair everyday! Doctors dismissed my concerns that I was losing hair due to Wellbutrin. Let me tell you something. I’m very annoyed to say the least. It has not helped me with my depression either. Normally, I’m stopping the Wellbutrin right after this year. Wellbutrin has made my hair fall out very much that I’m thinking about cursing out my doctor for giving to me. My doctor switched my other medications since they no longer had the effect they have been supposed to.
I was only taking it for energy so I will find other ways to increase my energy.
Will this help?
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 a bunch of it and it has always felt so full and thick. I know that the 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. For instance, I started losing my hair within a few weeks, I actually ld my doctor and she weaned me off the Prozac but kept me on Wellbutrin. That said, I finally connected the dots and realized that Wellbutrin is a single new addition to my routine. I still decided to stop taking it! I’m seeing my psychiatrist this week and I hope she takes my concern seriously. I am still losing hair but not as much. They knew people will lose their hair and they chose to make a dollar instead.
Went to my beautician -tried everything.
I did a thorough blood work and everything was fine. For the past two months I have noticed lots of hair falling out and I figured it was just an end of winter shedding. On p of that, I was under the impression that my doctor had my concerns in mind and was also without a doubt correct. It hasn’t helped with my depression that much in the end of the day. I began taking Wellbutrin around four months ago. Will never take it again. My doctor dismissed my complaint of hair loss on my last two visits. Hair, please grow back quickly.) Started taking Prozac and Wellbutrin 3 years ago. Considering the above said. My hair is now paper thin. Fact, I quit taking the Wellbutrin about a year ago and the hair loss did stop. It just occurred to me day that it is two hair months loss. I am also very self conscious about it when I have to make my way in public. My doctor ld me that I know it’s not an after effect. Now regarding the aforementioned fact… I knew that it was the Wellbutrin that was causing my hair loss because of the time frame.
Well I assume there’s a special hell for them. I’ve been on Wellbutrin for about five months now.
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..
Recently I have noticed thinning of my hair. On p of this, lexapro made my hair fall out a lot hair that I have been forced to cut my hair twice in the last 8 months. Essentially, 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. Fighting redundant weight with the higher dose and now I gained it back and I have not changed my eating habits.
The dietary stopped and my hair started growing back.
I have seen a doctor and she has prescribed Rogain and a steroid liquid gether with steroid shots. Although, at first I connected it to Lamictal which can also cause hair loss, it ok me a while to connect it to my medications. Can see how I do still need it, I’m fully off for 2 weeks now. There is more information about it here. I also lowered my dose of Lamictal, he suggested using Hair Essentials, a herbal remedy. I actually panicked, Googled hair loss, and all the consequences of the medications I am on, as a normal person should do. Anyways, lost weight very easily – in 6 months. 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 would not be continuing it. I can’t even believe I found this site.
That all started after taking Wellbutrin as well.
It was my favorite part about my outer appearance.
I started taking Wellbutrin after I had my 3rd child due to depression. I even have some bald spots. Now pay attention please. I started taking prenatals again and still nothing has changed, I ld my male doctor and definitely he said it has nothing to do with Wellbutrin and maybe I have low iron. I’m stopping it day!am 23, and was on Wellbutrin since April until about 3 days ago. I also found multiple pea sized bald spots throughout the parts of my hair that I could see. Loads of information can be found on the internet. For all the women who have commented above me, keep strong and stay positive. Now my hair is falling out again, more so than before. Did you know that the downside was my weight. I am able to stay within a certain weight and my sex drive ain’t affected by the drug. I don’t seek for to give up the Wellbutrin but I don’t seek for to wear a wig either. It’s just like this site is made about me. I am at a loss now as to what I must do. So it’s always generic but not always very similar maker. I was diagnosed with PTSD after a deployment to Iraq and was placed on Wellbutin. I decided to stop taking this medication and noticed that I also stopped losing my hair. I usually only choose a haircut about twice a year, and that’s how healthy my hair is.
With a shower cap on, I started using and sleeping with coconut oil on my hair, infused with rosemary oil, each night.
I receive my medicine from Right Source, connected with Humana.
Maybe that triggered the scalp issue. I’ve never had a greyish hair in my whole life! So it’s sad, as long as this medication was very helpful in reducing my depression and anxiety. I thought it is found. Your writing above is interesting. Doesn’t it sound familiar? This past Friday I woke up with handfuls of hair. Now let me tell you something. I did notice a bunch of hair in the shower and when I pulled my hair in a ponytail it felt thinner. I’m sure it sounds familiar. I noticed significant hair loss after 6 taking months it. There had been no hair loss outside of the norm. 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.
Now I see that it might be Wellbutrin as well.
I hope that despite the fact that my hair is still falling out more than it used to, it will continue to slow down since I stopped taking the Wellbutrin.
I’m a 25 year old female so this horrified me and still is horrifying me. I have spent over $ 5000 dot 00 for treatment at the Hair Club being that the VA does not offer any kinds of conditions types. I started experiencing hair loss a few months ago. Whenever spring time thing, I thought maybe it was a seasonal shed. Know what, 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 want to be on the drug, To be honest I do not have severe depression. I do have a call into my doc to get her input. Nonetheless, she did not comment on it, By the way I saw a dermatologist and mentioned my experience with Bupropion. Then again, 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’m almost sure I can see right through my hair! That’s where it starts getting very serious, right? The medicaation helps with the signs and symptoms of my PTSD but has cause severe hair loss. For instance, it has definitely lessened, while I am still losing hair.
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.
About 2 weeks ago, I’m almost sure I started losing loads of hair. I have also started using the L’Oreal Paris EverStrong Thickening Shampoo and Conditioner. I’m still going through this. To be honest I apply coconut oil again, when out of the shower. It was a solitary thing I’ve ever tried that actually worked for me! Known we are all beautiful, I’m on Wellbutrin for 9 months. Did you know that the doctor has weaned me off Wellbutrin. So it’s interesting. So, it was something I had not been successful with in the past, in spite the fact that I was trying. A well-known fact that is. Most thick, healthy hair anyone could imagine to have. It helps my mood stay stable. Even when my hair is thinner I am glad that I caught the problem when I did. It is please help! I’ll take any ideas to diet part) I ok a very low dose of Bupropion, that is a generic brand of Wellbutrin, for 9 months. I have also noticed I have about 2x the energy versus being on it, that is a plus. Just think for a moment. At the sides of my hair where it first started thinning I have TONS of greyish hair! There is a lot more info about this stuff here. It didn’t concern me would fall out. I’ve always had thick hair.
By the way I am suspecting that That’s a fact, it’s the Wellbutrin, I don’t dye my hair. 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.
I’ve been on a thyroid drug and she had me do a blood test to see if that can contribute to it.
Shampoo and conditioner seem to make my hair feel thicker, for sure. She suggested that I suffer from female hair loss unrelated to anything specific. Then, I try to count my blessings any day, and so far, it works better than the meds! Started taking Wellbutrin originally in Sept. Anyway, my doctor was not surprised, I am very prone to aftereffects. Anyway, it’s been 9 months since I quit Bupropion. It doesn’t show being that I always wear my hair down so I brushed it off, Actually I was looking in the mirror and noticed the sides of my hair were thinning. My boss replaced all the wheels and showed me all the hair wrapped up in the wheels. I just got my hair done last week and the hair dresser confirmed that I am getting all my hair back.
Just thought it was time for a haircut.
I still consider that Bupropion therapy had something to do with my hair loss.
I don’t seek for to take it though as long as I know so it’s what was causing my hair loss! I love my Wellbutrin. Then, only 150mg once a day. Consequently, at the time my scalp burned for the first time ever in can be contributing. I have been using Wellbutrin for about 3 4″ months now, and during this last month I’ve noticed my hair had been falling out. Generally, a few strands at a time nearly any time I run my finders though my hair these websites with women saying it has happened to them. With that said, this has not solved the significant poser. Nonetheless, wellbutrin is one with a ‘potential’ consequences. Consequently, air dry everyday. It still feels thin but at least Undoubtedly it’s not all over the floor. I did start back at a lower dose, and have not had any problems like before.
Therefore the icing on the cake was when a wheel on my work chair broke.
Since having anxiety about it causes stress and stress can also induce hair loss, I will continue to take a positive outlook.
Against my doctors advice, By the way I stopped the medication. It has not regenerated. That’s where it starts getting serious, right? I was on the 150 XL, generic version. Consequently, be skinny and bald or fat and have hair. I’m quite sure I will never take it again. Know what, I feel like my choice was not only a perfect one for me physically, mentally and emotionally, I also do not feel as lightheaded everyday. Now look. I also noticed a greyish streak forming right at the front. I had my ambition back, I had my energy back, I felt great. Did you hear of something like that before? I haven’t used any dye for for a reason of taking this drug. Whilst this doesn’t sound is being something worth considering.