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 on this drug and any comments you care to share. Hydroxychloroquine & methotrexate Can you take potassium supplements while on plaquenil Plaquenil drug reviews 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. It is classified as an anti malarial pill because certain closely related medications i.e. chloroquine are actually used to treat malaria infections in some parts of the world. Plaquenil and Hair loss - a real-world study. Summary 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 Pain. 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. He suggested my complex autoimmune disease along with my hypothyroidism (which is being monitored and medicated) are most likely the cause (and genetics, of course, like duh….). Best, (name deleted) hi there- Good to hear from you. My dermatologist had suggested Rogaine but my rheum said I'll be stuck on it for life (and it's expensive) and it only works "less than 60% of the time" according to its own website. Hair loss on hydroxychloroquine when does the hair grow back Plaquenil and hair growth? Or loss? - Lupus - Inspire, Will you have Hair loss with Plaquenil - eHealthMe Hydroxychloroquine plaquenil mechanism of actionSymptoms of eye side effects from plaquenilPlaquenil icd9Plaquenil and aleveChloroquine supplied Yes, I have a little experience with placquenil and a lot of experience with hair loss and, happy to say, hair regrowth. Placquenil. You probably know this but it's an antimalarial and they don't know why it works on lupus, but it does help with skin and joint problems, so they use it. Lupus, Humor, and Wellness Growing Back that Gorgeous Head of Hair. Hair loss and Plaquenil? DailyStrength. Another hair loss sufferer - plaquenil. Being on iron and B vitamins no matter what the blood tests say about levels has pretty much settled my hair down. As hair loss was a listed side effect of hydroxychloroquine I wanted to check. My hair loss 20 years ago was put down to anemia but no cause was found for the anemia. If I’m on iron it’s mostly ok, if I stop it falls out. Menopause and Hair Loss - Will It Grow Back? Hair loss during menopause is a natural phenomenon that leaves the majority of women above 35 years old very stressed. Others keep wondering if the menopausal hair loss can end or not. Sep 17, 2010 Hair thinning in women in my family is genetic anyway, so I was bound to have it. I've just recently grown my hair back out to below shoulder length, and now I've started taking plaquenil again and I am afraid of the hair loss. Will I have to cut my hair all off so it doesn't look so funny?