Plaquenil for alopecia areata

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  1. SoftDevelop Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil for alopecia areata


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    Alopecia areata is an autoimmune condition resulting in hair loss and complete baldness alopecia totalis. Published evidence says that it is mediated by T-lymphocytes. Plaquenil is an anti-inflammatory drug approved by the FDA for malaria, lupus erythematosus, and rheumatoid arthritis. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is a common trade name is an anti-inflammatory oral medication that is commonly used to treat many autoimmune diseases. In the hair clinic, we use it for diseases such as lichen planopilaris, frontal fibrosing alopecia, pseudopelade and discoid lupus. Well, Doxy is an antibiotic and Plaquenil is an Anti inflammatory. Personally, I detest antibiotics because they have a great deal of side effects and thanks to anti inflammatory's I've had an ulcer since 2014!

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    Plaquenil for alopecia areata

    Alopecia areata treated with hydroxychloroquine A., Skin Pigmentation with Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil.

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  5. Plaquenil is very effective for the symptoms of achiness and fatigue. However, there might be a price to pay in terms of retinal toxicity especially after taking it for as long as you have. Given that the alopecia had developed while you were on the plaquenil, it's not clear that going back on it will help that symptom much.

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    I decided to give Plaquenil a go though, and I have been on it for 2 weeks. You are supposed to have a blood test every month to check on your liver and kidneys as long term use can affect them. I was told also to keep an eye out for 'floaters' in my eyes, as Plaquenil can cause macular damage to your retinas. At follow-up, 5 patients discontinued treatment because of lack of regrowth; whereas 3 patients continued hydroxychloroquine. Two patients with alopecia totalis showed minimal signs of regrowth, but relapse ensued, and hydroxychloroquine was discontinued after 148 and 197 days of treatment, respectively Fig 1. Methotrexate is an immunosuppressant and chemotherapy drug used to treat a variety of conditions. These include cancers of the blood, bone, breasts, and lungs. Methotrexate is also an antirheumatic drug. It’s used to relieve symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, and other autoimmune conditions.

     
  6. Yojik Yamamoto Well-Known Member

    Applies to hydroxychloroquine: oral tablet Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine (the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil) may cause some unwanted effects. Hydroxychloroquine Efficacy in Chronic Urticaria - Full. Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Side Effects & Dosage for.
     
  7. RIKS Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions. Hydroxychloroquine is used to prevent or treat malaria infections caused by mosquito bites. It does not work against certain types of malaria chloroquine-resistant. The United States Center for.

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  8. NOMIR User

    Plaquenil interaction acetaminophen - Answers on HealthTap Tramadol & tylenol acetaminophen Yes, it is safe, and it even makes sense. Both medications are analgesics, but they work by different mechanisms, thus their effects should be additive. You could also add Ibuprofen to the mix, since it is also an analgesic with a different mechanism.

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