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Hair Loss

Hello everybody,

I hope all's well and people are keeping strong at the moment.

I've got OA I'm taking amitriptyline, naproxen, co-codamol and baclofen. I've never had any issues with hair loss until recentley, some of my doses have been increased and clumps of hair are coming out. If I run my hand through hairs falling out instantly. I am currently in the middle of a flare up.

I was wondering if this had happened to anybody else and am I wrong in thinking this could be linke to my medicines or condition . On top of everything else, I rally don't want to be losing my hair aswell.


  • LilymaryLilymary Posts: 462 ✭✭✭

    I’m on the same other than baclofen, and haven’t noticed this. But that’s not to say they don’t affect others differently

  • frogmortonfrogmorton Posts: 25,595 ✭✭✭

    I can't find much in the normal list of side effects of baclofen (I am on all the others/have been) .

    Worth speaking to your Dr as it could be something else going on. my hair got thicker for example when I started on treatment for my thyroid.

    Also if you are female sometimes hair gets thinner post or peri-menopause sadly. Also post any rapid weight loss it can happen.

    Fingers crossed in your case you find a reason.((()))

    I am sorry, take care


    Toni xxx
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