The following is a partial list of drugs that have been reported to have a side effect of hair loss:
Cholesterol-lowing drugsClofibrate (Atromin-S)Gemfibrozil (Lopid)
Parkenson medicationsLevodopa (Dopar, Larodopa)
Ulcer drugsCimetidine (Tagamet)Ranitidine (Zantac)Famotidine (Pepcid)
Agents for GoutAllopurinol (Ioporin, Zyplolrim)
Anti-arthriticsPenicillamineAuranofin (Ridaura)Indomethacin (i/Indicin)Naproxen (Naprosyn)Sulindac (Clinorilo)Methotrexate (Folexo)
Beta BlockersAtenolol (Tenormin)Metoprolol (Lopressor)Nadolol (Corgard)Propranolol (Inderal)Timolol (Blocadren)
Calcium Channel BlockersCalan 240mg.
OthersBlood thinnersSome male hormones(anabolic steroids)Most anti-cancer medicationsDrugs derived from vitamin-AIsotretinoin (Accutane)Etretinate (Tegison)Anti-depressantsTricyclicsAmphetamines
The above drugs are only a few of the drugs that have been reported as contributing toward hair loss. If yoususpect your hair loss is due to medication, consult with your doctor and pharmacist.