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Does Atripla Cause Hair Loss

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Atripla and hair loss

Hi -- I have been using Atripla for 2 months now. And noticed my hair is starting to fall. Is this normal?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Most patients who take Atripla don't experience much hair loss but a small % (< 5) have noted that problem.It can be hard to know whether the hair loss is due to immune reconstitution (thus Read more »

Atripla Hair Loss and IRIS

Hello all,I have noticed a significant amount of hair loss myself after having been on Atripla and... Read more »

Atripla, hair loss and thanks

Dear Dr. Henry,I've been taking propecia for several years to stop my hairloss and regrow it. It's... Read more »
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hair loss

Posted by mistake1, 1 Reply
...does anyone know if hair loss is an hiv symptom and itchy skin also? Read more »

hair loss

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...would hair loss be normal for an infected individual...i am sure someone will just say it's stress Read more »

hair loss?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
In the last year I have lost alot of my hair, has anyone else experience this as a problem or is it from something other than HIV? Read more »

Epivir/hair loss

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I have just stated taking Epivir and have noticed that my hair (on my head) is coming out slowly. I have read that hair loss is a rare side effect. My doctor told me that a patient of hers had the same effect and used garlic shampoo which... Read more »