Hair loss with cymbalta 60mg 1 xs daily?
- 21 Jul 2011 by kaffea
- 28 March 2018
Yes, Cymbalta can cause hair loss (alopecia).
Dermatologic side effects including hyperhidrosis (6% to 8%), and increased sweating (6%) have been reported. Night sweats, pruritus, and rash have been reported frequently. Contact dermatitis, acne, alopecia, cold sweat, ecchymosis, eczema, erythema, face edema, increased tendency to bruise, cutaneous reactions, and photosensitivity reaction have been reported infrequently. Serious skin reactions including Stevens-Johnson Syndrome that have required drug discontinuation and/or hospitalization have been reported with duloxetine. Erythema multiforme and urticaria have also been reported.
Hello kaffea. I'm more curious to know, (if you are the person losing the hair), how long have you been taking the cymbalta. I was on it for about a year and a half, had a very late reaction to it, and hence had to stop it. best wishes.
@Stella I just found this amoungst other testimonies that Cymbalta could be the cause of alopecia Areata! Once you stopped, did your hair grow back??
- Cymbalta Information for Consumers
- Cymbalta Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Cymbalta (detailed)
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