I've already lost about 1/3 of my hair. Dr. started me on Hydoxychloroquinel (generic for Plaquenil) yesterday and I read a side effect is hair loss. Anybody on this drug and have you lost your hair because of it? I don't want to lose any more!
I have been on Plaquenil for many years now and I have never had a problem with hair loss or thinning of hair. Quite possibly, if you are on other meds also, the mix of them could be doing it. I am on quite a bit of meds, but have not had that problem, actually, have had no ill side effects at all. Hope all goes well with you and you find the cause of your problem. God Bless...
- Plaquenil Information for Consumers
- Plaquenil Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Plaquenil (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Posted 7 Apr 2011 • 2 answers
Plaquenil. How frequent are side effects. Eye damage. Reversible? I don't have Lupus or Rhumatoid A?
Posted 1 Oct 2012 • 1 answer
Posted 22 Sep 2013 • 2 answers
Posted 25 Jan 2014 • 2 answers
Hydroxychloroquine - Using the generic form of plaquenil--- does the chemical makeup differ from mfr
Posted 1 Dec 2016 • 2 answers