Please review the following URL and make sure that it is spelled correctly. "Lupus and Humor" is a blog by Carla Ulbrich (The Singing Patient). Methotrexate and plaquenil for ra Chloroquine cytotoxic hemozoin falicparum Hydroxychloroquine for sle Can taking plaquenil cause weight loss Dear dcctor There are many doctors who claim that many drugs don’t cause hair loss, but yet there are many patients who take medications that end up with hair loss, and when they go off of the medication, hair loss subsides. I was told Accutane doesn’t cause hair loss 10 years ago, and now it’s listed as a side effect. 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. Just because you may be experiencing hair loss does not mean that you have lupus. There are several other disorders can cause hair loss, so talk to your doctor if you notice unusual hair thinning or hair loss. It is important to note, however, that a certain amount of hair loss each day 50-100 is perfectly normal. Humor has been one of the things that has consistently been helpful, and is incorporated fairly regularly into the posts. The purpose of the blog is to help others live healthier, happier lives by sharing what has helped/ not helped in Carla's 20 years of having lupus (SLE). Does hair loss differ when it is due to plaquenil Growing Back that Gorgeous Head of Hair - Lupus, Humor, and., Plaquenil and hair loss ProHealth Fibromyalgia, ME/CFS and Lyme. Hydroxychloroquine 200 mg tab side effectsHydroxychloroquine rosaceaChloroquine action and targetDoes plaquenil cause weight gain or loss Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is a drug that is classified as an anti-malarial drug. Plaquenil is prescribed for the treatment or prevention of malaria. It is also prescribed for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and the side effects of lupus such as hair loss, joint pain, and more. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Side Effects & Dosage for Malaria. Lupus Hair Loss and Alopecia Explained - Kaleidoscope Fighting Lupus. Hair loss with hydroxychloroquine? Does anyone. - LUPUS UK. Hello, Plaquenil can cause hair loss. It is likely at least contributing to your hair loss. If you had a stressful event, surgery, severe illness such as Lyme, this can also trigger a generalized increased hair loss as well. Usually, the event that triggers the hair loss will occur about 2 to 3 months prior to the shedding. 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. Re Plaquenil side effect hairloss My daughter started taking plaquenil April 2008 for UCTD. She was experiencing a small amount of hair loss at that time and we were told by the Dr. that plaquenil would help with her auto-immune disease and the hair loss.