Medical Interactions
Some drugs have been reported as causing hair loss in some individuals. While not everyone will experience hair loss, some drugs are more likely to cause hair loss than others.

The following is a partial list of drugs that have been reported to have a side effect of hair loss:

Cholesterol-lowing drugs
Clofibrate (Atromin-S)
Gemfibrozil (Lopid)

Parkenson medications
Levodopa (Dopar, Larodopa)

Ulcer drugs
Cimetidine (Tagamet)
Ranitidine (Zantac)
Famotidine (Pepcid)

Anit-coagulents
Coumarin
Heparin

Agents for Gout
Allopurinol (Ioporin, Zyplolrim)

Anti-arthritics
Penicillamine
Auranofin (Ridaura)
Indomethacin (i/Indicin)
Naproxen (Naprosyn)
Sulindac (Clinorilo)
Methotrexate (Folexo)

Anti-convulsants
Trimethadion (Tridione)

Beta Blockers
Atenolol (Tenormin)
Metoprolol (Lopressor)
Nadolol (Corgard)
Propranolol (Inderal)
Timolol (Blocadren)

Anti-Thyroid agents
Carbimazole
Iodine
Thiocyanate
Thiouracil

Calcium Channel Blockers
Calan 240mg.

Others
Blood thinners
Some male hormones
(anabolic steroids)
Most anti-cancer medications
Drugs derived from vitamin-A
Isotretinoin (Accutane)
Etretinate (Tegison)
Anti-depressants
Tricyclics
Amphetamines

The above drugs are only a few of the drugs that have been reported as contributing toward hair loss. If you
suspect your hair loss is due to medication, consult with your doctor and pharmacist.

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