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). Chloroquine sulphate chronic discoid lupus erythematosus Plaquenil for malaria how Can i eat grapefruit on plaquenil 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 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. 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. 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 Lupus Can it cause hair loss? - Mayo Clinic, Lupus Hair Loss Pictures, Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention. Hydroxychloroquine irisHydroxychloroquine for bursitisContraindications to plaquenilCan you buy hydroxychloroquine over the counterHydroxychloroquine nursing implications Plaquenil Question Has anyone experienced hair changes ie color, texture, or loss. Almost all my hair fell out due to lupus but it's finally growing back in 6 mo after starting. Also, same color and curliness but I do have a couple gray hairs. Plaquenil stopped my hair loss and has gotten all of my issues under control. I have been. R/lupus - Plaquenil Question Has anyone experienced hair.. Another hair loss sufferer - plaquenil. Lupus Hair Loss - What Causes It And How To Prevent 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 After the first couple months I noticed that my hair was "shedding" a lot. When I brought the concern up to my rheumatologist he said that the hair loss was "probably" due to lupus itself & not the result of taking plaquenil! I found his response strange given the fact that I wasn't losing hair prior to taking plaquenil. Lupus Hello Ann I have asked my doctor several times about my hair loss and I always get we don't know, everyone is different. I have yet to try any hair regrowth products because I have so many allergies a psoriasis sore on my scalp which I feel is contributing to my my hair thinner.