I’ve been taking Zoloft for 3 months, same thing, hair loss. Do not take any other medicines, including nonprescription products, vitamins, or natural remedies unless your healthcare provider approves. Sertraline is a potent antidepressant which inhibits the serotonin reuptake from the presynaptic terminals selectively. Generalized Weakness 10. MinderMutsig. The results of this large population-based cohort study suggest an increase in the risk of hair loss with bupropion compared with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors, whereas paroxetine had the lowest risk.
You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.Portions of this document last updated: Sept. 01, 2020Copyright © 2020 IBM Watson Health.
Gentle hair pull test can be used to objectively determine the hair loss [It is difficult to decide whether hair loss is related to the drug use since there are no available specific methods for a definite diagnosis. A retrospective cohort study design using a large health claims database in the USA from 2006 to 2014 was utilized. A cohort of new user and mutually exclusive users of fluoxetine, fluvoxamine, sertraline, citalopram, escitalopram, paroxetine, duloxetine, venlafaxine, desvenlafaxine, and bupropion were followed to the first diagnosis of alopecia. Dizziness 5. All rights reserved. hair loss high fever high or low blood pressure hoarseness or husky voice hostility increased clotting times indigestion inflamed joints irritability joint or muscle pain large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs lethargy lightheadedness loss … Unable to load your collection due to an error So my doctor switched me back to an ssri, Zoloft. It has only gotten worse, you can tell I am losing my hair.
The reason for hair loss could not be elucidated completely.
Drowsiness 6. Studies have shown that some patients initially taking other antidepressant medications, such as fluoxetine, did not experience hair loss until they were changed onto sertraline. Information is for End User's use only and may not be sold, redistributed or otherwise used for commercial purposes.Mayo Clinic does not endorse companies or products.
I did a search on the forums and mostly found anti-depressants either caused no change or even hair loss so I'm just curious. Some new SSRIs are only 5-10 years old, which is not a long enough time to understand all of the possible side effects. Awhile ago, my doctor put me on Sertraline ( Zoloft). If there is a family history of hair loss, however, the condition may never correct itself, even when the patient stops taking the drug. Epub 2010 Apr 12.Cipriani A, Furukawa TA, Salanti G, Geddes JR, Higgins JP, Churchill R, Watanabe N, Nakagawa A, Omori IM, McGuire H, Tansella M, Barbui C.Lancet. The cohort was comprised of 1 025 140 new users of fluoxetine, fluvoxamine, sertraline, citalopram, escitalopram, paroxetine, duloxetine, venlafaxine, desvenlafaxine, and bupropion, with sertraline the most commonly prescribed (N=190 227) and fluvoxamine (N=3010) the least prescribed.