Hydroxychloroquine plaquenil hair loss

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  1. IronNem Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine plaquenil hair loss


    At first it seemed like it helped now I feel the same as before I started taking the medicine other than the fact that none of my clothes fit and there is a lot more of me to carry around. Anyone know if I quit taking it if the weight will fall back off I started Hydroxychloroquine 2 weeks ago. One week in and I thought this may just work, except for the ‘extra itchiness’ I seemed to get every night.

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    Hair loss and hair bleaching are both potential hydroxychloroquine side effects. Patients that experience sudden hair loss while taking hydroxychloroquine should report it to their doctor immediately. 4, 13, 18 From the community “I've been on hydroxychloroquine plaquenil for almost 6 years. My hair is thinner, but no bald spots. Does anyone know if Plaquenil/hydroxychloroquine makes your hair thin and falll out? I have taken this med for going on 7 years and I have gone through my hair getting finer, getting curlyer, and getting thinner as well, but lately the curlyness seems to be going by the wayside and the thinning seems to be increasing. 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.

    I was prescribed this drug to ease my ra disease, I was taking 400mg per day which was to last for 3 months then reduced to 200mg. Right before I hit the two week mark, I woke up with my heart racing and continued feeling my heart flutter all day and I just felt week and tired. After msging Rheum, decided to stop taking meds to see how I feel and continue with the AIP to handle symptoms and try to work at ‘healing from inside out! Time will tell and I’m eager to see how much the AIP is helping once odd meds.

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  4. 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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    Treatment of SLE with hydroxychloroquine is recommended for the whole course of the disease. It has been shown to prevent flares and also increases long-term survival. There is moderate evidence that it prevents irreversible organ damage, loss of bone mass, thrombosis, and hair loss. I decided to give Plaquenil a go though, and I have been on it for 2 weeks. You are supposed to have a blood test every month to check on your liver and kidneys as long term use can affect them. I was told also to keep an eye out for 'floaters' in my eyes, as Plaquenil can cause macular damage to your retinas. 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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    In some cases, they may not be available in every strength or form as the brand-name drug. Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine for Lupus - LupusCorner Plaquenil Reviews Everyday Health Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil
     
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