Prescription Drugs Associated With Hair Loss

BLOOD THINNING MEDICATIONS

  • PANWARFIN (WARFARIN SODIUM)
  • SOFARIN (WARFARIN SODIUM)
  • COUMADIN (WARFARIN SODIUM)
  • HEPARIN INJECTIONS

PARKINSON’S DISEASE

  • LEVADOPA I L-DOPA (DOPER, LARODOPA))

THYROID DISORDER

  • MANY OF THE DRUGS USED TO TREAT THE THYROID(I.E. THIOURACIL)

ULCER MEDICATIONS (OVER-THE-COUNTER AND PRESCRIPTION)

  • FAMOTIDINE(PEPCIDTM)
  • RANITIDINE(ZANTACTM)
  • CIMETIDINE(TAGAMETDTM)

ANTIDEPRESSANT AND ANTIPSYCHOTIC DRUGS

  • PROZAC (FLUOXETINE HYDROCHLORIDE)
  • ZOLOFT (SERTRALINE HYDROCHLORIDE)
  • PAXIL (PAROXETINE)
  • ANAFRANIL (CLOMIPRAMINE)
  • JANIMINE (IMIPRAMINE)
  • TOFRANIL (IMIPRAMINE)
  • TOFRANIL PM (IMIPRAMINE)
  • ADAPIN (DOXEPIN)
  • SINEQUAN (DOXEPIN)
  • SURMONTIL (TRIMIPRAMINE)
  • PAMELOR (NORTRIPTYLINE)
  • VENTYL (NORTRIPTYLINE)
  • ELAVIN (AMITRIPTYLINE)
  • ENDEP (AMITRIPTYLINE)
  • NORPRAMIN (DESIPRAMINE)
  • PERTOFRANE (DESIPRAMINE)
  • VIVACTIL (PROTRIPTYLINE HYDROCHLORIDE)
  • ASENDIN (AMOXAPINE)
  • HALDOL (HALOPERIDOL)

CHOLESTEROL MEDICATIONS

  • ATRONID-S (CLOFIBRATE)
  • METOPROLOL (TOPROL XL)
  • ATENOL (TENORETIC)
  • LOPID (GEMFIBROZIL)

CONVULSIONS/EPILEPSY – ANTICONVUSANT PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS

  • TRIDONE (TRIMETHADIONE)
  • CARBAMAZEPINE
  • PHENYTOIN
  • SODIUM VAIPROATE

DIET / ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDERS

  • AMPHETAMINES
  • METHAMPHETAMINES
  • METHYIPHENIDATE

CHEMOTHERAPY MEDICATIONS

  • ADRIAMYCIN
  • BLEOMYCIN
  • CACTINOMYCIN
  • CYCLOPHOSPHAMIDE
  • CYTARABINE
  • DACTINOMYCIN
  • DAUNORUBICIN
  • DOCETAXEL
  • DOXORUBICIN
  • ETOPOSIDE
  • FLUOROURACIL
  • IFOSFAMIDE
  • IRINOTECAN
  • METHOTREXATE
  • PACLITAXEL
  • TOPTTECAN
  • VINORELBINE

GOUT MEDICATIONS

  • LOPURIN(ALLOPURINOL)
  • ZYLOPRIM(ALLOPURINOL)

ANTIBIOTICS AND ANTIFUNGAL DRUGS

  • LEVO FLOAXIN
  • AMOXICILLIN
  • PENICILLIN(AMOXICOT, KELFEX)

ACNE MEDICATIONS

  • ISOTRETINOIN (SOTRET®, CLARAVIS®, AMNESTEEM®, ACCUTANE)
  • TRETINOIN (VARIOUS – RETIN A®)
  • TAZAROTENE (TAZORAC®)
  • ACITRETIN (SORIATANE®)
  • ADAPALENE (DIFFERIN®)

GLAUCOMA

  • TIMOPTIC EYE DROPS (TIMOLOL)
  • TIMOPTIC OCUDOSE (TIMOLOL)
  • TIMOPTIC XC (TIMOLOL)
  • HEART (HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE)
  • TENORMIN (ATENOLOL)
  • LOPRESSOR (METOPROLOL)
  • CORGARD (NADOLOL)
  • LNDERAL – INDERAL LA (PROPANOLOL)
  • BLOCADREN (TIMOLOL)

MEDICATIONS FOR HORMONAL CONDITIONS

ALL HORMONE-CONTAINING PRESCRIPTIONS PRESCRIBED FOR HORMONE-RELATED, SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION, REPRODUCTIVE, MALE AND FEMALE-SPECIFIC CONDITIONS HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO CAUSE HAIR LOSS, INCLUDING:

  • BIRTH CONTROL MEDICATIONS
  • HORMONE-REPLACEMENT THERAPY (HRT) FOR WOMEN (ESTROGEN OR PROGESTERONE)
  • MALE ANDROGENIC HORMONES AND ALL FORMS OF TESTOSTERONE (I.E. TESTEX, DEPO-TESTOSTERONE, AND DELATESTRYL)

ANABOLIC STERIODS:

  • FLUOXYMESTERONE (HALOTESTIN)
  • METHYLTESTOSTERONE (ANDROID, METANDREN, ORETON, TESTRED, VIRILON)
  • STANOZOLOL (WINSTROL)
  • DANAZOL (DANOCRINE)
  • PREDNISONE AND OTHER STEROIDS

NON-INFLAMMATORY PRESCRIPTIONS

  • NAPROSYN (NAPROXEN)
  • ANAPROX (NAPROXEN)
  • ANAPROX DS (NAPROXEN)
  • CELECOXIB (CELEBREX)
  • DAYPRO (OXAPROZIN)
  • DICLOFENAC (VOLTAREN)
  • ETODOLAC (LODINE)
  • FENOPROFEN (NALFON)
  • INDOCIN (INDOMETHACIN)
  • INDOCIN SR (INDOMETHACIN)
  • KETOPROFEN (ORUDIS, ORUVAIL)
  • RELAFEN (NABUMETONE)
  • CLINORIL (SULINDAC)
  • METHOTREXATE (MIX)
  • RHEUMATEX (METHOTREXATE)
  • FOLEX (METHOTREXATE)
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