Plaquenil and hair loss

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    Plaquenil and hair loss


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    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. PLAQUENIL brand-name is fantastic, however the generic Hydroxychloroquine is awful. It’s been very effective and so many of the lupus symptoms hair loss, mouth ulcers, joint swelling have. Hair loss is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Enbrel, and have Psoriatic arthropathy

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    Plaquenil and hair loss

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  3. For the last 18 months, my hair has been thinning. Then my doctor found I had lupus. He will put me on Plaquenil soon, which he says may help the hair grow back. I have read frequent comments online that Plaquenil causes hair loss.

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    It has been reported as an side effect of Plaquenil - hair loss or bleaching of the hair, if you think its too bothersome, please ask your doc/pharmacist to prescribe some med which is more comfortable for your system. Take care, be well, please. Does anyone know how likely it is for hydroxychloroquine to cause hair loss? I’ve struggled with hair loss before telogen effluvium but it was put down to anemia and as long as I keep taking extra iron it’s ok. Actually I’m on B12 injections and my hair is the best it’s ever been. I’ve read conflicting reports on this. Mg a day is pretty high. 200mg is much more standard. Also I haven't heard of anyone having that degree of hairloss on plaquenil or really hair loss at all. Also out of most of the other drugs used to treat RA, plaquenil is probably the least likely option to cause hair loss.

     
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    Chloroquine has long been used in the treatment or prevention of malaria from Plasmodium vivax, P. malariae, excluding the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum, for it started to develop widespread resistance to it. Old malaria drugs could be used to treat coronavirus. How chloroquine works to treat malaria Robert Baxter Electric Chloroquine Oral Route Proper Use - Mayo Clinic
     
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    Taking Plaquenil for Rheumatoid Arthritis 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. A rare side effect of Plaquenil involves visual changes or possible loss of vision—the side effect that is most worrisome.

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    Psoriasis Associated with Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine. The following case studies illustrate examples where Plaquenil administration was associated with either new onset psoriasis or flaring of pre-existing psoriasis. Case 1. A middle-aged woman sought another opinion for a puzzling rash which had been seen by two dermatologists. At first, skin biopsies showed features of eczema. Subsequent biopsies

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