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. Can plaquenil cause metallic taste Hydroxychloroquine uptodate Chloroquin vs quinine Retinal changes with plaquenil Jul 18, 2018 Hair loss can be widespread, or limited to a section of the head. One study examined non-scarring hair loss in four women with systemic lupus erythematosus and found variations in the degree of hair loss. The women lost between 55 percent and 100 percent of their hair. 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. Generally as a drug-related side effect, the hair loss is not drastic and the hair does not fall out in patches. And it usually grows back after you stop taking the drug. But if you have inherited male or female pattern baldness, arthritis medications could trigger or accelerate such permanent hair loss. 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 Growing Back that Gorgeous Head of Hair - Blogger, Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil — Canadian Hair Loss Foundation Chloroquine gene transfectionAlternatives for hydroxychloroquine plaquenilChloroquine deathPlaquenil and voice issues Dec 27, 2018 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. Will Plaquenil help my hair grow in or cause it to fall out more? Plaquenil and hair growth? Or loss? - Lupus - Inspire. Arthritis Medications and Hair Loss Arthritis Foundation. Lupus Hair Loss Pictures, Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention, and More. May 09, 2019 But although hair loss is a possibility with methotrexate, it isn’t a widespread side effect. According to the Arthritis Foundation, it only affects about 1 to 3 percent of people who take the medication. However, in studies of psoriasis patients, the rate of hair loss is higher approximately 3 to 10 percent. 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?