Depression Home > Wellbutrin XL and Hair Loss

Hair loss is an infrequent side effect of bupropion, the active ingredient of Wellbutrin XL® (bupropion XL). This occurs in between 1 in 100 and 1 in 1,000 people who take bupropion. If you experience hair loss while taking Wellbutrin XL, talk with your healthcare provider. Depending on the severity of the hair loss, he or she may be able to recommend treatment options. If the hair loss is bothersome to you, your healthcare provider may recommend adjusting the Wellbutrin XL dosage or trying another medicine for your condition.
Written by/reviewed by:
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;
Last updated/reviewed:
List of references (click here):
Other Articles in This eMedTV Presentation
Advertisement


Topics & Medications

Quicklinks

Related Channels

eMedTV Links
Copyright © 2006-2019 Clinaero, Inc.

eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.

This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information:
verify here.