My 18 year old son is showing an over-all thinning of his hair. When his hair is wet, I clearly see his scalp. He takes fish oil capsules every day and he uses Strattera, 90 mg daily. Other than this, I can think of nothing that could be contributing to the thinning. Do you have any reports of Strattera causing hair loss? Thanks.
The most common cause of hair loss in males is androgenic hair loss or male pattern hair loss. It may start as early as their teenage years. Now add to this the medication Strattera (said to produce hair loss — see ADHD Message Board) and you complicate the hair loss presentation. Your son should discuss this with his prescribing doctor. You need a good doctor working on a Master Plan for hair loss (worst and best case) for him.