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Hair loss on Thyroid medication

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • June 23, 2010
  • 08:03 PM

ive suffered from hyperthyroid for the past 6 years. I am always on and off on my meds. Well I am now taking PTU 300 mg aday. Ever since ive been on ptu for the past month i am having periods twice a month (heavy) Always Tired, And what bothers me the most Alot of hair loss, Its to the point that i cant pick up my hair in a ponytail because you can see my scalp. my hair has become very greasy and thin... Is any body going thru this... I wonder if its the side effects of the PTU ???

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  • I'm sorry to hear about your sufferings. Did you mention this problem with your physician who prescribed the medication to you?
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