It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Hair Loss / Alopecia Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 09-08-2005, 04:18 AM   #1
Newbie
(male)
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 1
JMPortal HB User
Question Lamisil and hair loss

Hi all. My doctor has put me on Lamisil for a pretty nasty toenail infection on both feet. I have read that some people have experienced hair loss while on this medication. I am curious what percentage of users experience hair loss and if it is reversible once the medication is stopped.

Anyone have experience loosing hair while on this medication. And how long did it take for it to grow back in? I guess I am OK if I loose some hair during treatment, but only if it grows back over time.

I've been on it for a week and the only negative effects are occasional headaches, so I take an Advil at the same time which helps. Also, it has caused terrible insommina and I can't get to sleep. Perhaps I will stop taking it at night and try dosing in the morning instead.

Thanks in advance.

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 09-08-2005, 11:00 AM   #2
Newbie
(female)
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 3
mattie827 HB User
Re: Lamisil and hair loss

Hi there!

I've been taking Lamisil for 5 weeks and so far so good. I take mine in the morning so sleep is not a problem at night. I haven't noticed any hair loss but we'll see. I have not had a drink of alcohol since I've been on it, although I am attending a wedding this month. Is it ok to have a couple drinks? I am young and have never had any liver problems.

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Menopause, Sticky skin and Hair loss/breakage Sticky Deb Hair Loss / Alopecia 10 04-26-2010 10:40 AM
What is your hair care routine? user82 Hair Problems 0 04-23-2010 09:43 AM
Wow! Cheap lamisil! Mitch24 Nail Problems 14 06-17-2008 11:37 AM
hair coming out susannahstanton Thyroid Disorders 4 10-02-2007 07:49 AM
Taste loss due to lamisil ismith325 Ear, Nose & Throat 0 11-21-2006 03:06 PM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 01:55 PM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!