Please review the following URL and make sure that it is spelled correctly. "Lupus and Humor" is a blog by Carla Ulbrich (The Singing Patient). Plaquenil and prednisone will i lose weight or gain weight Dwarflionfish and chloroquine Hydroxychloroquine treatment of rheumatoid arthritis Interesting! I had been losing weight fairly rapidly and without trying before starting on Plaquenil - and it stopped after a few weeks of taking it, as did the alarming hair loss. I had no idea Plaquenil could be a weight gain culprit. I've been on Plaq for 4 years now, and weight gain is a problem. My hair loss, and it has happened several times, and then rebounded.wasn't from Plaquenil, it was from Lupus. Fortunately for me, just about the time I began trying on hair pieces and wigs, and wore hats all the time hoping to cover it up, somehow slowly that stopped and over time, my hair did return. So maybe there is something transient. Hair loss can be caused by several things.far as I know lupus can cause hair loss but also prednisone is a major culprit for hair loss as well. Has your doctor suggested taking folic acid? I have been taking it and I find that my hair loss can stopped. I would suggest asking your doctor whether taking folic acid is for you. Humor has been one of the things that has consistently been helpful, and is incorporated fairly regularly into the posts. The purpose of the blog is to help others live healthier, happier lives by sharing what has helped/ not helped in Carla's 20 years of having lupus (SLE). Does hair loss differ when it is due to plaquenil Does malarone, or plaquenil cause hair loss? I am being, Plaquenil & skin discoloration - Plaquenil wonder drugPlaquenil drug usesHydroxychloroquine and bronchiecstasisPlaquenil and lovenox Plaquenil is available in generic form. What Are Side Effects of Plaquenil? Common side effects of Plaquenil include. nausea, vomiting, stomach pain or cramps, loss of appetite, weight loss, diarrhea, dizziness, spinning sensation, headache, ringing in your ears, mood changes, nervousness, irritability, skin rash, itching, or; hair loss. Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses. Hair loss lupus or Plaquenil? DailyStrength. Hair loss w/ plaquenil temporary adjustment or permanent?. Hair loss is a frequently caused side effect of drugs but hair color is another adverse effect that is rare but bothersome. Black or brown hair changing to blond, greying or reddening of hair, and darkening of originally grey hair have been reported in many cases. Doctors give unbiased, trusted information on whether Hair can cause or treat Alopecia Dr. Shamley on hair loss kidney plaquenil Plaquenil can rarely cause hair loss, but it is not common. check with your physician or your dermatologist to determine all possible causes of hair loss. Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine belongs to a group of medications known as anti-inflammatories and antimalarials. It is used alone or in combination with other anti-arthritic medications to treat rheumatoid arthritis. It helps to reduce pain, stiffness, and swelling in joints.