Prilosec (and thinning hair)
Can Prilosec cause thinning of the hair?
Most of the time, thinning of the hair is associated with poor nutrition, failure to thrive, or weight loss. Unfortunately, these are more likely to be issues with our patients (as opposed to old age in ourselves). I have never seen hair loss with Prilosec in any of my patients. The medication listing compendium we use states that hair loss is not a side effect posted for Prilosec.
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