I'm wondering wtf my hair will be like in another 6 months. :-/ Hair pigment changes are uncommon with hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil), but most certainly can occur. I've got naturally very dark hair, but after 6 months of plaquenil I swear it's turning red! The texture hasn't changed but I'm still weirded out! Chloroquine-induced hair hypopigmentation N Engl J Med. Selenium and plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine lyme disease Plaquenil and quinicrine not working anymore for lupus Aug 18, 2012 Hair loss and changes are one of the most common symptoms of plaquinil. I'm surprised your doctors didn't mention that! Just tell your Rheumatologist to google 'plaquenil curly hair' and they will be awash in informative articles. Enjoy your new hair ; Oct 22, 2017 Hyrdoxychoroquine Plaquenil use requires patience from patients and physicians. Dr. Jeff Donovan is a Canadian and US board certified dermatologist specializing exclusively in hair loss. To schedule a consultation, please call the Whistler office at 604.283.1887 Sep 25, 2004 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. The chance of helping for autoimmune (especially scarring alopecias) is high. It's a good question, except one important piece is missing: the chances of hair loss is low. Plaquenil curly hair Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage., Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil for. - Donovan Hair Clinic Precautions of chloroquine May 17, 2017 The chance of helping for autoimmune especially scarring alopecias is high. 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. DrDonovan I have been prescribed hydroxychloroquine to reduce my hair loss?. Plaquenil and hair loss ProHealth Fibromyalgia, ME/CFS and.. Plaquenil vs Hair Coloring - Sjogren's World. Jan 11, 2012 I thought I was past that, but all through December I lost what seemed like more hair. I say seemed, because my hair had actually started growing a little faster, and is a little longer than it was in the summer, so it might just look like more. Plus, since it's curly, the longer it gets the flatter it lays on the top of my head. Nov 12, 2019 Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil can cause hair changes, and some people have reported curling, even though it is not in the prescribing information. Hair loss appears more common than curling, though, even with the new biologics for RA. Plaquenil and Hair loss - from FDA reports 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 Psoriatic arthropathy.