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 bruising What does hydroxychloroquine do to the body May 17, 2017 Hydroxychloroquine does not help all hair loss types but does help conditions such as lichen planopilaris, frontal fibrosing alopecia, pseudopelade and discoid lupus. Hair loss from these drugs is not common. Hydroxychloroquine does not help all hair loss types but does help conditions such as lichen planopilaris, frontal fibrosing alopecia, pseudopelade and discoid lupus. Hair loss from these drugs is not common. Dec 13, 2012 ~shalyserenee~ said. This post spoke pretty directly to me as I have both been on Plaquenil and have lost all my hair when I was originally diagnosed w Lupus 15 years ago and experienced some serious weight loss while on dialysis and thru the first few month after my kidney transplant alittle less than a year ago. 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 regrowth Hydroxychloroquine - Will hair regrow after Plaquenil?, I have been prescribed hydroxychloroquine to reduce my. Plaquenil and macular puckerChloroquine prophylaxis pregnancyPlaquenil and yellow fever vaccineHydroxychloroquine interaction with gabapentin No I didnt have any hair loss, I do have thick hair. I had some hair loss before I started the Plaquenil but dont remember what drug I was on at the time.its just a short term problem, maybe the Dr. will give you something else. We have too much to deal with already and, a woman losing her hair, is a big deal. Its even a big deal for. Plaquenil and hair loss ProHealth Fibromyalgia, ME/CFS.. Growing Back that Gorgeous Head of Hair - Lupus, Humor, and.. Hydroxychloroquine is ineffective in treatment of alopecia.. Dec 12, 2019 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 outlook for lupus hair loss depends on the underlying cause. When hair loss is the result of inflammation or medication, there’s a chance that your hair will grow back once your condition. Finasteride-mediated hair regrowth and reversal of atrophy in a patient with frontal fibrosing alopecia. Topical steroids, steroid injections, hydroxychloroquine, doxycycline, tetracycline and mycophenolate mofetil have been the main treatments.