Plaquenil changed your hair

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  1. RomanSvet Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil changed your hair


    I've always had very thick and straight hair, but now I can see through the scalp and the little regrowth is so much thinner and wavy. I am now on Plaquenil (started 2 weeks ago) My question is: does Plaquenil help with hair regrowth?

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    Sep 13, 2019 These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about. Plaquenil can change the pigmentation in the skin, so it would stand to reason that it can do the same with hair. I have experienced the change in pigmentation on my legs. It looks like I have a huge bruise on the back of my leg which extends from the calf to the ankle. I call it a perma-bruise. I took 400 mg Plaquenil for 1-1/3 years, then dropped to 200 mg. With lifestyle changes, it's helped a overall, hair included. But I still have episodes, which affect my hair some, but not nearly as much as before. I have to baby my hair strengthening conditioner, towel gently & then dry with a gentle dryer, wear hats, etc.

    I am really interested in feedback regarding Plaquenil and hair growth. JPCA, I had hair thinning & severe breakage along the hairline, but not as severe as you described, I think... FYI, I don't have alopecia, and I never had "discoid" (scarring) lesions on my scalp. Anyone experience positive results from taking Plaquenil, if so, how long did it take to grow hair back.

    Plaquenil changed your hair

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  5. Jun 14, 2009 Imagine both our surpise when my hair was as red as Lucille Ball's! She was able to put a toner on it and take most of the red out, but it was scary for a few minutes! I came home and checked the Internet and found that Plaquenil does indeed change your hair color- and the chemicals can cause your hair to turn red!

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    It has been reported as an side effect of Plaquenil - hair loss or bleaching of the hair, if you think its too bothersome, please ask your doc/pharmacist to prescribe some med which is more comfortable for your system. Take care, be well, please. 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. Jul 29, 2019 Coming to the next part of your question, there are no pills to change eye color or hair color. Few medicines change the color of your hair and skin and even eye but only as a side effect. To use such drugs with the sole purpose of changing hair color would be totally inappropriate and dangerous.

     
  6. kydesnic XenForo Moderator

    Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines. Generic Plaquenil - Antibiotics Home Page Generic Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine - Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate Tablets - American Society of Health-System.
     
  7. Hydroxychloroquine is a quinoline medicine used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. PLAQUENIL - PLM Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine Uses, Dosage, Side Effects. Hydroxychloroquine Uses, Dosage & Side Effects -
     
  8. SeLfUck Guest

    Hydroxychloroquine MedlinePlus Drug Information Hydroxychloroquine comes as a tablet to take by mouth. For prevention of malaria in adults, two tablets are usually taken once a week on exactly the same day of each week. The first dose is taken 1 to 2 weeks before traveling to an area where malaria is common, and then doses are continued for 8 weeks after exposure.

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  9. Rifler New Member

    CHLOROQUINE sulfate or phosphate oral - Essential drugs The dose written on the labels is sometimes in chloroquine salt and sometimes in chloroquine base which leads to frequent confusion. The WHO recommends prescriptions and labels in chloroquine base. 100 mg base = approx. 130 mg sulfate = approx. 160 mg phosphate or diphosphate. 155 mg base = approx.

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