My hair is staring to thin out since taking this medication. But more so in the back of my head.
25 May 2013
Hi, unfortunately hair loss is a possible side effect of taking Divalproex. Chances are, if you discontinue this medication your hair should return to it's normal state. Don't stop taking this without consulting with your doctor! You could suggest trying Pregabalin instead?
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