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ADHD in Girls

Vyvanse and Hair Loss

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?


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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