Does plaquenil help restore hair loss reddit

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  1. roman-udachab Well-Known Member

    Does plaquenil help restore hair loss reddit


    To help you prevent lupus hair loss, we’ve put together a list of tips with help from Daily Health. MORE: Discover what effect lupus has on the immune system Is it because of lupus or a side effect of medication? Is it due to lupus or could it be a side effect of a medication you’re taking?

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    Taking the medication with food eases nausea for most people taking the drug. Less common side effects include skin rashes, hair thinning, and weakness. A rare side effect of Plaquenil involves visual changes or possible loss of vision—the side effect that is most worrisome for patients.   Here are 10 things to keep in mind when using Plaquenil Take it on a regular schedule, meaning at the same time each day. Take Plaquenil EXACTLY as prescribed by your physician. Do not stop taking the medication without first speaking to your doctor. Taking Hydroxychloroquine with food and/or milk can help prevent stomach upset. 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

    Speak to your doctors and push to get a diagnosis as quickly as possible if you suspect you have lupus. Ensure you always take your medication as directed, at the right time. If it’s medication-related, then speak to your doctor about changing medications. The sooner you start lupus treatment, the better and the less likely you are to suffer from hair loss.

    Does plaquenil help restore hair loss reddit

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  4. I saw my rheumatologist yesterday, and he said the hair loss could be from taking Plaquenil. But he said it could be from getting older. Well, the hair loss started happening about six months after I began taking the Plaquenil and over a few months I lost 40% of my hair. So it is my opinion that the hair loss cause wasn't old age but the Plaquenil.

    • Hair Loss - General - Sjogren's Syndrome Support.
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    Im experienceing the same thing as Allie. I have been on Plaquenil for a year and a half and im losing hair like crazy as well. My Rheumatologist just recently switched my med to Prednisone but i cant really see any changes yet. I believe the Plaquenil does have some kind of affect with hair loss. Alopecia areata is an autoimmune condition resulting in hair loss and complete baldness alopecia totalis. Published evidence says that it is mediated by T-lymphocytes. Plaquenil is an anti-inflammatory drug approved by the FDA for malaria, lupus erythematosus, and rheumatoid arthritis. The actual stopping or slowing of hair loss is last. Hydroxychloroquine is among the slowest acting of all the typical oral immunomodulators such as doxycycline, methotrexate, mycophenolate and cyclosporine cyclosporine tends to be the most rapid. For my patients I often tell them that the “timer” does not start until 8 weeks into treatment.

     
  5. AntonSmile Well-Known Member

    Applies to hydroxychloroquine: oral tablet Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine (the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil) may cause some unwanted effects. Shin Splints Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, and Prevention Shin pain - Autoimmune Disorders - MedHelp PLAQUENIL Side Effects, Reviews by Patients -
     
  6. Swun New Member

    Will you have Itching with Plaquenil - eHealthMe Plaquenil and Itching - from FDA reports Summary Itching is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 month, also take medication Enbrel, and have Pain.

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