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. Bpi nite burn and hydroxychloroquine Side effects of taking too much plaquenil How long does chloroquine itching last Losing Hair on Plaquenil The 5 Possibilities Hydroxychloroquine also known by its popular brand name Plaquenil is an oral medication that is commonly used to treat a variety of autoimmune diseases including systemic lupus, dermatomyositis, rheumatoid arthritis, Sjogren’s and many other con The Alopecia is reversible when you discontinue taking Plaquenil. Just be patient and maybe get a shampoo containing Minoxidil to help it along. Use a soft bristled hair brush to stimulate your scalp. Brushing lightly and often won’t cause any hair to fall out that wasn’t going to anyway and it helps with hair regrowing. Study Adalimumab Plus Hydroxychloroquine Leads to Hair Regrowth in Lichen Planopilaris Lichen planopilaris LPP is a type of scarring hair loss that occurs when lichen plaus, a relatively common inflammatory skin disease, affects areas of skin where hair grows. 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. Hydroxychloroquine hair growth Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Side Effects & Dosage for., Hydroxychloroquine - Will hair regrow after Plaquenil? Sore throat plaquenilPlaquenil bleeding gumsChloroquine antimalarial side effectsPlaquenil maculopathy cumulative dose 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. Hair loss and Plaquenil? DailyStrength. Study Adalimumab Plus Hydroxychloroquine Leads to Hair.. Methotrexate Hair Loss When and Why It Occurs and What You.. Jan 12, 2014 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. The rheumatologist suggested I start on lefluamide or Sulfasalazine but the risk of hair loss was higher than methotrexate and I wasn’t prepared to lose any more hair. I ended up with a prescription for hydroxychloroquine and an appointment in another 3 months. Within days my hair has started to fall out again! Hair Loss is #4 concern in Hydroxychloroquine discussions. Hydroxychloroquine is an arthritis medication and an anti infectious agent. Taken for RA, Malaria, Lupus, Arthritis, Autoimmune Disease.