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 200 mg dosage Plaquenil and ms Chloroquine cdc malaria Feb 19, 2020 SIDE EFFECTS. The following adverse reactions have been identified during post-approval use of PLAQUENIL or other 4-aminoqunoline compounds. Because these reactions are reported voluntarily from a population of uncertain size, it is not always possible to reliably estimate their frequency or establish a causal relationship to drug exposure. 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. Cicatricial alopecia, also known as, scarring alopecia, represents various types of hair loss disorders that cause permanent hair loss. Once hair follicles are destroyed, hair growth is not possible. The 3 Common Types of Scarring Alopecia, and How to Treat Them 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 Plaquenil and hairloss - HealthBoards, Growing Back that Gorgeous Head of Hair - Lupus, Humor, and. Can plaquenil cause erectile dysfunctionNumber of hydroxychloroquine manufacturers Aug 18, 2012 Hair loss and changes are one of the most common symptoms of plaquinil. I'm surprised your doctors didn't mention that! Just tell your Rheumatologist to google 'plaquenil curly hair' and they will be awash in informative articles. Enjoy your new hair ; Plaquinil and my new curly hair - Inspire. The 3 Common Types of Scarring Alopecia, and How to Treat.. Medications causing hair to become curly Lupus Forums at.. Restarted Plaquenil on May 20, after 10 year break. Unlike, the first time hair loss started within 2 weeks. Today my hair is coming out 10 times as much while washing it. Does anyone know if this will improve? It helps my RA+ but I can't go bald. Any information is appreciated. Best wishes to all pain warriors for a safe and low pain holiday. Kweenb 39298.3640162037 Plaquenil does have a strange effect on the hair, but when i went to the hairdresser she was saying that she had 4 women come in for their usual colour and it went a completely different colour to normal and the rep who sold it to them eventually found out it was a bad batch. 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.