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. Hydroxychloroquine sulfate dosage for lupus Plaquenil for crohn's Chloroquine tablet price Jun 14, 2009 Plaquenil does indeed cause changes in hair colour in some instances, and especially in chemically treated hair, because of the interaction. I've had almost the opposite experience, I've always had a touch of red in my mousy brown hair, with a small streak of coppery colour on one side. While Plaquenil may change th hair structure, it doesn't cause severe hair loss. You need to discuss this with your rheumatologist. When my hair was falling like crazy my rheumatologist said that's a minor symptom by comparison with the rest and it didn't warrant immunosuppressive a on top of Plaquenil. 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. 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 Can Medications Change Hair Color or Curl Your Hair? The., Odd things with my hair! Hi all, I have weird. - LUPUS UK G6pd plaquenilVision changes to watch for on plaquenil Dec 01, 2011 Hair pigment changes are uncommon with hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, but most certainly can occur. They can also occur with chloroquine, a related drug. I have included a reference for interest. Hydroxychloroquine - has anyone encountered bleached hair.. Will you have Hair loss with Plaquenil - eHealthMe. Plaquenil and hair loss ProHealth Fibromyalgia, ME/CFS and.. 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’ve been taking 400* mg of plaquenil a day to treat my RA. lately my hair has been coming out by the handful. i’ve been avoiding washing as much dry shampoo ftw because an insane amount comes out when i do. today after washing/brushing my hair, there was so much left in my brush i couldn’t help but burst into tears. my hair has visibly thinned in such a drastic way, it is destroying. 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.