Does the drug plaquenil cause hair loss

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  1. domenshop Well-Known Member

    Does the drug plaquenil cause hair loss


    The chance of helping for autoimmune (especially scarring alopecias) is high. Hydroxychloroquine does not help all hair loss types but does help conditions such as lichen planopilaris, frontal fibrosing alopecia, pseudopelade and discoid lupus.

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    Find patient medical information for Plaquenil Oral on WebMD including its uses, side effects and safety, interactions, pictures, warnings and user ratings. Feb 28, 2016 Less common Bleaching of hair or increased hair loss@@@@@ mcdonnal; here is your side effect it is rare but can happen and it said it is reversible meaning it well come back in most cases. You may want to talk with your doctor and see if there is something other than this medication. Methotrexate Can Cause Hair Loss. Methotrexate is the most commonly prescribed disease-modifying antirheumatic drug DMARD for rheumatoid arthritis and causes hair loss in about 1 to 3 percent of patients. Methotrexate works by stopping the cells that cause inflammation from growing, and, as a result, can stop hair follicles from growing too. A.

    Other times though, the cause of the shedding locks could be the medications used to treat arthritis. People with autoimmune conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and lupus, can experience hair loss as a troubling symptom of their disease.

    Does the drug plaquenil cause hair loss

    Plaquenil and hairloss - HealthBoards, I have been taking plaquenil for about two years. -

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  5. Some patients experience hair loss from Plaquenil but it is not usually involving leg hair and eyebrow hair - it is most commonly just the scalp hair. Some patients who use Plaquenil from treating one type of autoimmune disease also have another autoimmune disease affecting the hair follicle.

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    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. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is a drug that is classified as an anti-malarial drug. Plaquenil is prescribed for the treatment or prevention of malaria. It is also prescribed for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and the side effects of lupus such as hair loss, joint pain, and more. This drug is also referred to under its popular trade name “Plaquenil” Hydroxychloroquine is a type of anti-inflammatory medication used to treat some types of hair loss such as lichen planopilaris and sometimes discoid lupus and frontal fibrosing alopecia.

     
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    Plaquenil/Hydroxychloroquine - which eye tests do. - LUPUS UK You can go to a normal opticians but make sure they know you are on hydroxychloroquine and expect them to do a peripheral vision field test that involves looking into a machine and pressing a button when you can see a flashing light in various places over a circle within the machine very easy, they can then tell if there is a problem with the peripheral vision which could be caused by the.

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