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Does amphetamine salts cause addiction?

I have been using amphetamine salts 10mg 2X a day and I noticed hair shedding and breaking off about a week after. I was previously taking concerta and noticed the hair loss also. Is this normal? Will my body become immune to it eventually and the hair loss stop? When I dont take it even for a day my hair does not shed that day.
Wed, 31 Jul 2019
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Hello,

Yes, amphetamines are habit-forming.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Kakkar S., Dermatologist
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