Hydroxychloroquine to treat hair loss

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  1. Shaman77 Moderator

    Hydroxychloroquine to treat hair loss


    I’ve struggled with hair loss before (telogen effluvium) but it was put down to anemia and as long as I keep taking extra iron it’s ok. I do know that listing the weight loss is really ridiculous as most people / 70petcent say they GAIN! I’ve got some treatment from a Trichologist who has treated me before. Hi Amy G6500, I was on hydroxychloroquine for a couple of years and my hair was thickening, since coming off apart 9 months ago I have had significant loss, but not sure whether it’s down to that. (I have hair from the front but look bald from the back but then I am male and elderly - you need to find a way of covering the loss but Medicine will not be able to help at this point in time unless something very dramatic has snuck by me). As hair loss was a listed side effect of hydroxychloroquine I wanted to check. Actually I’m on B12 injections and my hair is the best it’s ever been. So keep coming on these boards and talking to the real people...patients! My hair loss 20 years ago was put down to anemia but no cause was found for the anemia.

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    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. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of drugs called antimalarials. It is used to prevent and treat acute attacks of malaria. It is also used to treat discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis in patients whose symptoms have not improved with other treatments. Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. hair loss. This is not a complete list of side effects.

    If I’m on iron it’s mostly ok, if I stop it falls out. I also use a strengthening herbal treatment from a Trichologist once a month. Hi I started on hydroxychloroquine in November 17 and I have to say my hair has gone very thin and in bad condition (dry and doesn't seem to grow and due to thinning of my hair it is getting shorter).

    Hydroxychloroquine to treat hair loss

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  4. 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.

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    Research into the wide-ranging effects of hydroxychloroquine has revealed many important benefits in the treatment of lupus; it must be noted that these benefits may be less effective in people who smoke Arthritis Care & Research 2010; 3–400. Benefits include Decrease in the number of disease flares. Mar 17, 2019 Hydroxychloroquine is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. Important information Taking hydroxychloroquine long-term or at high doses may cause irreversible damage to the retina of your eye. Feb 19, 2020 Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is an antimalarial medication used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites, which enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Plaquenil is also used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus.

     
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    13 mg/kg (10 mg/kg base), not to exceed 800 mg (620 mg base) followed by 6.5 mg/kg (5 mg/kg base), not to exceed 400 mg (310 mg base), at 6 hours, 24 hours and 48 hours after the initial dose. Hydroxychloroquine Side Effects Common, Severe, Long Term. Recommendations on Screening for Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine. Hydroxychloroquine Side Effects, Dosage, Uses, and More
     
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    Let me tell you what weaning down from Plaquenil is like. Let me tell you what weaning down from Plaquenil is. My doctor made me drop from 400 to 200. and within 4 days I couldn't breathe well and everything hurt and.

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    Conditions Plaquenil-related Eye Problems Eugene Eye Care However, the risk is much less than higher doses. Even at higher doses, the incidence of complications is not common. As long as you see your eye care professional regularly, you can feel confident that the plaquenil is safe. If any changes occur in the retina, a dye test is ordered to take pictures of the retina to document any changes noted.

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