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). Treatment for allergic reaction to plaquenil Distribution of malaria and chloroquine-resistant Cellcept prednisone and plaquenil for rheumatoid arthritis Yes, I have a little experience with placquenil and a lot of experience with hair loss and, happy to say, hair regrowth. Placquenil. You probably know this but it's an antimalarial and they don't know why it works on lupus, but it does help with skin and joint problems, so they use it. 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 Sorry to say but hair loss is a symptom of Lupus. I really think you need to look Lupus up online here on WebMD and under the Lupus Foundation so you are prepared for things that may come your way and be prepared for them. Plus, it will help you with questions for when you see you doc. Good luck and God Bless! Marilyn 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). Hair loss lupus plaquenil Arthritis Medications and Hair Loss Arthritis Foundation, I have been prescribed hydroxychloroquine to reduce my. Sanofi aventis plaquenilDoes plaquenil loeer esrPlaquenil toxicity maculaPlaquenil and juvenile arthritisSubstitute for hydroxychloroquine 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 Will you have Hair loss with Plaquenil - eHealthMe. Hair Loss-Lupus or Plaquenil?" Lupus Community - Support.. How to Prevent Hair Loss from Lupus 11 Steps with Pictures. Lupus or "systemic lupus erythematosus" is a condition marked by a wide range of symptoms. While not as serious as some of the other symptoms of lupus, hair loss is no less annoying. Alopecia—the medical term for hair loss—affects roughly 45 percent of people with lupus at some time and to some degree. In fact, the derm prescribes it to patients with autoimmune hair loss conditions. I think it's possible that people associate hair loss with Plaquenil rather than the progression of their disease SjS itself can cause hair loss or with age and genetics unfortunately, we women can also suffer from androgenic alopecia. Lupus is an autoimmune disease that causes fatigue, joint pain, joint stiffness, and a butterfly-shaped rash on the face. In addition, some people with lupus experience hair loss. Losing your hair.