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. Chloroquine cancer patients Chloroquine resistant malaria treatment slideshare Prednisone---either a large dose or tapering can cause hair loss issues as well as the curling of hair and drying out of hair. My hair used to be lightly wavy and mostly straight. Now it is Little Orphan Annie curly. 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. Plaquenil is supposed to help with hair loss, not contribute to it. I would also suggest giving it some more time especially since the side effects of plaquenil are supposed to lessen after a few months of use. 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 hair loss ProHealth Fibromyalgia, ME/CFS and., Plaquenil and hair loss. Does it get better? - rheumatoid. Hydroxychloroquine plaquenil and alcoholRheumatology.org plaquenilDoctor took me off plaquenil after hearing loss and ringing While Plaquenil may change th hair structure, it doesn't cause severe hair loss. You need to discuss this with your rheumatologist. When my hair was falling like crazy my rheumatologist said that's a minor symptom by comparison with the rest and it didn't warrant immunosuppressive a on top of Plaquenil. Odd things with my hair! Hi all, I have weird. - LUPUS UK. Hair loss and Plaquenil? DailyStrength. Meds Causing Hair Color Change? Arthritis Information. 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. Dec 12, 2019 Losing Hair on Plaquenil The 5 Possibilities. Hydroxychloroquine also known by its popular brand name Plaquenil is an oral medication that is commonly used to treat a variety of autoimmune diseases including systemic lupus, dermatomyositis, rheumatoid arthritis, Sjogren’s and many other conditions as well. Plaquenil will eventually help your hair loss, but that will be a very slow process over a long period of time since plaquenil builds up in your body pretty slowly. And you should keep your head a scalp protected from the sun as VeeJ said.