Can hydroxychloroquine cause hair loss

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  1. GauraStyle Well-Known 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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    Hair loss. Tell your doctor if you experience serious side effects of Plaquenil including. muscle weakness, twitching, uncontrolled movement, loss of balance or coordination, blurred vision, light sensitivity, seeing halos around lights, pale skin, easy bruising or; bleeding, confusion, unusual thoughts or behavior, or; seizures convulsions. Dosage for Plaquenil One of my main symptom is a severe hair loss. It's diffuse but more pronounced on top of my head At the on-set of this disease almost two years ago, I've lost more then 70% of my hair on top. I've always had very thick and straight hair, but now I can see through the scalp and the little regrowth is so Dec 12, 2019 In the field of hair loss, conditions such as lichen planopilaris, frontal fibrosing alopecia and discoid lupus are frequently treated with hydroxychloroquine. 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.

    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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  3. 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.

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    Re Plaquenil side effect hairloss My daughter started taking plaquenil April 2008 for UCTD. She was experiencing a small amount of hair loss at that time and we were told by the Dr. that plaquenil would help with her auto-immune disease and the hair loss. I had pain all over, fatigue and hair loss. Then two months ago I quit taking the Plaquenil, all the Fybromyalgia symptoms went away - much less pain, my hair quit falling out and I feel so much. Hydroxychloroquine oral tablet doesn’t cause drowsiness, but it can cause other side effects. More common side effects. The more common side effects that can occur with hydroxychloroquine include

     
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    Plaquenil Side Effects Common, Severe, Long Term - Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Plaquenil. For the Consumer. Applies to hydroxychloroquine oral tablet. Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur.

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