Hi has anyone the side effect of hair loss from antidepressants? I am on Pristiq, have been on it almost 4 weeks and I have noticed hair loss. I am a 42y.o. female with mid length hair and I'm finding hair everywhere, even when I run my hand through my hair some hair comes out! Thanks
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replied June 4th, 2009
i was using prozac and my hair was falling out. my hair is shoulder length, but the back of my hear, my hair has falling out a lot. i was pulling my hair and it was falling out in my hands. i wasnt sure what was doing this. i wasnt talking care of my hair at the time, but i never had this happen to me. i dont take it anymore.
does your medication works?
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replied February 25th, 2019
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
Hair loss is not common with antidepressant.
Consult a dermatologist to evaluate your hairs.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
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