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Is alopecia areata linked to chantix, and can anything be done? about a year ago, i took chantix for about 4-6 weeks. 4-8 weeks after stopping the drug, i noticed a bald spot in my facial hair. then another. then on the back of my head (not in a normal

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Dr. James Seward
Dermatology 24 years experience
The : The treatment of alopecia areata is typically intralesional steroids into the bald patch. It works fairly well and often requires a series of treatments every month or so. This is a very common condition seen by a dermatologist. I hope that helps.
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Dr. Donald Jacobson
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42 years experience
Chantix and Alopecia: Not proven, but her are some interesting data that hint at it. Could Chantix cause hair loss? - ehealthme could Chantix cause hair loss? We studied 60, 675 Chantix users from fda. Among them, 184 have hair loss. See who they are, when they have it and more www.Ehealthme.Com/ds/chantix/hair+loss.
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Last updated Oct 3, 2016


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