DRUGS CAUSING HAIR LOSS

 

Many drugs can cause hair loss. There are many different ways that drugs can cause hair loss, but one of the most common methods is for the drug to increase hair shedding.

Common Drugs Causing Hair Shedding

 The list below shows drugs commonly implicated in hair shedding problems 

Drug -Incidence of Hair Loss (%)

  • Acitretin 10-75 %
  • Cidofovir 22 %
  • Danazol Up to 17 %
  • Heparin > 10 %
  • α-IFN 1-10 %
  • Β-IFN 4 %
  • PEG IFN 22 %
  • Lefleunomide 10 %
  • Levobunolol 1-10 %
  • Lithium 10-19 %
  • Moexipril 1-10 %
  • Ramipril 1-10 %
  • Terbinafine 1-10 %
  • Timolol 1-10 %
  • Valproic acid 1-10 %
  • Warfarin 1-10 %


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