Can hydroxychloroquine cause hair loss

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  1. Plektor Moderator

    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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    Plaquenil can rarely cause hair loss, but it is not common. be sure to check with your physician and ideally your dermatologist as well to review all possible causes of your hair loss. Jeff Donovan MD PhD FRCPC FAAD US & Canadian board-certified Dermatologist Toronto, Canada Can hydroxychloroquine cause hair loss? Many patients being treated for rheumatic conditions experience hair loss, and in some cases, hydroxychloroquine may be responsible for hair loss, as well. Hair loss and hair bleaching are both potential hydroxychloroquine side effects. Nov 09, 2018 hair loss. This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. Hydroxychloroquine can cause serious liver or heart.

    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.

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    Lupus is an autoimmune disease that causes fatigue, joint pain, joint stiffness, and a butterfly-shaped rash on the face. In addition, some people with lupus experience hair loss. Losing your hair. Plaquenil is supposed to help with hair loss, not contribute to it. I would also suggest giving it some more time especially since the side effects of plaquenil are supposed to lessen after a few months of use. Growing Back that Gorgeous Head of Hair. After seeing my rheumatologist, he wants to put me on Plaquenil, mostly because I complained of recent onset of thinning/loss of hair which is freaking me out. But then I read about Plaquenil and its side effects and really freaked out. Would appreciate any insight if you have it if you've ever been.

     
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    My husband has been taking Plaquenil (generic hydroxychloroquine) for almost 2 yrs., under a rheumatologist's care. He became very ill, and was diagnosed w/ viral meningial encephalitis. Will you have Urinary tract infection with Plaquenil. Facts About Cephalexin Keflex For UTI & 12 Tips For. Stopping Plaquenil and Cellcept when on Antibiotics
     
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