Does taking plaquenil cause hair loss

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  1. Does taking plaquenil cause hair loss


    Please review the following URL and make sure that it is spelled correctly. I have been taking Plaquenil for about a month now and I've noticed that my hair loss is even more severe than before. If I stop Plaquenil, will the lost hair grow back???

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    Shalyserenee~ said. This post spoke pretty directly to me as I have both been on Plaquenil and have lost all my hair when I was originally diagnosed w Lupus 15 years ago and experienced some serious weight loss while on dialysis and thru the first few month after my kidney transplant alittle less than a year ago. Post-partum hair loss usually begins right about that time - 3-4 months after the baby is born and can last up to a year. It's likely that you're experiencing normal post-partum hair loss. My dermatologist a hair loss specialist and my rheumatologist both told me that Plaquenil should not cause hair loss. People with autoimmune conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis RA and lupus, can experience hair loss as a troubling symptom of their disease. Other times though, the cause of the shedding locks could be the medications used to treat arthritis. Fortunately, hair loss from arthritis medications is not a widespread complication.

    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. If so, does the hair loss subside after a while or will continue to fall out?

    Does taking plaquenil cause hair loss

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  4. Hair loss and hair bleaching are both potential hydroxychloroquine side effects. Patients that experience sudden hair loss while taking hydroxychloroquine should report it to their doctor immediately. 4, 13, 18 From the community “I've been on hydroxychloroquine plaquenil for almost 6 years. My hair is thinner, but no bald spots.”

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    Taking hydroxychloroquine long-term or at high doses may cause irreversible damage to the retina of your eye. Stop taking hydroxychloroquine and call your doctor at once if you have trouble focusing, if you see light streaks or flashes in your vision, or if you notice any swelling or color changes in your eyes. Call your doctor at once if you have Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is a drug that is classified as an anti-malarial drug. Plaquenil is prescribed for the treatment or prevention of malaria. It is also prescribed for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and the side effects of lupus such as hair loss, joint pain, and more. Have any of you experienced hair loss from taking plaquenil and if so is there anything that can be done to stop or reverse the process? I've been on the drug for about 8 months and have always had thin hair so the loss is really obvious. Lois

     
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    Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD). Allergic reaction to hydroxychloroquine - LUPUS UK Sun allergy - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage, Interactions - Drugs.
     
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