Medications related hair loss

Taking certain medications can cause or increase hair loss.


Amitriptyline (Elavil, Endep), Amoxapine (Asendin), Clomipramine (Anafranil), Desipramine (Norpramin, Pertofrane), Doxepin (Adapin, Sinequan), Fluoxetine hydrochloride (Prozac), Haloperidol (Haldol), Imipramine (Janimine, Tofranil, Tofranil PM), Nortriptyline (Pamelor, Aventyl), Paroxetine (Paxil), Protriptyline hydrochloride (Vivactil), Sertraline hydrochloride (Zoloft), Trimipramine (Surmontil).


Trimethadione (Tridion) and valproic acid (Depakote).

Anticoagulants (blood thinners):
warfarin sodium (Panwarfarin, Sofarin, Coumadin) and heparin injections.

Gout medications:
Allopurinol, Lopurin, and Zyloprim

Beta blockers:
Atenolol (Tenormin), Metoprolol (Lopressor), Nadolol (Corgord), Propranolol (Inderal, Inderal LA), Timolol (Blocadren)

Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors:
Captopril (Capoten), Lisinopril (Zestril, Prinivil), Enalapril (Vasotec)

Male hormones:
Testosterone or anabolic steroids

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