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ADHD in Girls

Vyvanse and Hair Loss
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My daughter has been on Vyvanse for about 16 months.  Recently I noticed her hair was getting very dry and brittle, and began breaking off.  Within the month I have now noticed a patch of hair missing in the back and this morning a clump of hair came out from the front.  According to the side affects on the bottle hair loss is not listed. 

Has anyone else experienced hair loss when taking Vyvanse?

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Yes, we experienced the same side effect. It is very hard convincing doctors that this is a side effect of the medication.  Once, it starts it does not stop even if you change the medication.

Posted by JJenkins on Dec 09, 2014 at 5:22pm

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