Can hydroxychloroquine cause hair loss

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  1. fut New Member

    Can hydroxychloroquine cause hair loss


    If so, does the hair loss subside after a while or will continue to fall out? I thought Plaquenil is supposed to help with hair loss , not promote it Hi JPCA Sorry to hear about the negative effects you are experiencing from this drug. My hair loss seemed to get better after time, it is by far not thick as it was, but sure not as thin either.

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    Yes, Plaquenil can cause alopecia or hair loss. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites. Parasites that cause malaria typically enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. I read that hair loss can be a side effect but the literature on RX from CVS says that's a "more serious" side effect and I should contact my doctor. However, it seems like there are a lot of posts on here and elsewhere about people losing hair because of Plaquenil. Can hydroxychloroquine cause hair loss? It’s possible for any medication to cause hair loss, but for some medications it’s quite rare and for others it’s much more common. Whenever a patient using hydroxychloroquine reports hair loss there are 5 possibilities to consider. 1. The Plaquenil is Causing Hair Loss. One needs to always consider the possibility that Plaquenil is causing the hair loss. Usually Plaquenil related hair loss starts 2-6 months after the Plaquenil was started.

    You should have been informed of the side effects which include: irritability, nervousness, emotional changes, nightmares, convulsions, nerve deafness, muscle weakness, blurred vision, light flashes, edema, bleaching of hair, alopecia, aplastic anaemia, anorexia and nausea. It took about 4 months to reap the full benefits from it, and I have had a few flares, but Plaquenil made me feel so much better!! I too have suffered drastic hairloss due to Lupus and it's for this precise reason that I am not taking the drug. The Plaquenil helped with my symptoms so much so that I would not want to be without it.

    Can hydroxychloroquine cause hair loss

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  7. Can hydroxychloroquine cause hair loss? Many patients being treated for rheumatic conditions experience hair loss, and in some cases, hydroxychloroquine may be responsible for hair loss, as well. Hair loss and hair bleaching are both potential hydroxychloroquine side effects.

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    Can Hydroxychloroquine cause Hair Loss? Hair Loss is a known side effect of Hydroxychloroquine. Complete analysis from patient reviews and trusted online health resources, including first-hand experiences. - Page 3 Other names Plaquenil trade name What is hydroxychloroquine? This drug is also referred to under its popular trade name “Plaquenil” Hydroxychloroquine is a type of anti-inflammatory medication used to treat some types of hair loss such as lichen planopilaris and sometimes discoid lupus and frontal fibrosing alopecia. Growing Back that Gorgeous Head of Hair. After seeing my rheumatologist, he wants to put me on Plaquenil, mostly because I complained of recent onset of thinning/loss of hair which is freaking me out. But then I read about Plaquenil and its side effects and really freaked out. Would appreciate any insight if you have it if you've ever been.

     
  8. Tarzan82 New Member

    Hydroxychloroquine is widely used in the treatment of post-Lyme arthritis. Plaquenil Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions. PLAQUENIL® Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine Uses, Dosage, Side Effects.
     
  9. woverturn XenForo Moderator

    Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Hydroxychloroquine Compared to Alternatives - Hydroxychloroquine Oral Tablet 200Mg Drug Medication Dosage. Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate Coupon - 75% Off Coupons.
     
  10. IntaktA_B User

    Taking Plaquenil for Rheumatoid Arthritis Plaquenil is generally well-tolerated, but side effects are possible. Common side effects linked to Plaquenil include nausea and diarrhea. Taking the medication with food eases nausea for most people taking the drug. Less common side effects include skin rashes, hair thinning, and weakness.

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  11. Zambrotta User

    Plaquenil - FDA prescribing information, side effects and uses Plaquenil Dosage and Administration. One Plaquenil tablet contains 200 mg of hydroxychloroquine sulfate, which is equivalent to 155 mg base. Take Plaquenil with a meal or a glass of milk. Malaria. Prophylaxis

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