I've always had very thick and straight hair, but now I can see through the scalp and the little regrowth is so much thinner and wavy. I am now on Plaquenil (started 2 weeks ago) My question is: does Plaquenil help with hair regrowth? Chloroquine for lupus Plaquenil skin side effects 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 and Hair loss - from FDA reports Summary 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. He further suggested that the hair loss was most likely from Methotrexate. I have also made a trip to the local beauty supply store and purchased an anti-hair loss shampoo, conditioner and scalp treatment regeim to strengthen my hair and follicles. I am really interested in feedback regarding Plaquenil and hair growth. JPCA, I had hair thinning & severe breakage along the hairline, but not as severe as you described, I think... FYI, I don't have alopecia, and I never had "discoid" (scarring) lesions on my scalp. Anyone experience positive results from taking Plaquenil, if so, how long did it take to grow hair back. Plaquenil hair loss folic acid Hair loss lupus or Plaquenil? DailyStrength, Will you have Hair loss with Plaquenil - eHealthMe Chloroquine macrophages Taking a folic acid supplement will only stop your hair loss if you are specifically suffering from a folic acid deficiency. If you are unsure, you must consult your doctor, who will help you to understand your symptoms. The reality is that most people are able to get sufficient folic acid from eating foods that contain it in abundance. Does Folic Acid Really Help Hair Growth? Viviscal Healthy.. Losing my hair" Rheumatoid Arthritis Community - Support Group. Folic Acid for Hair Growth - Hair Mag Hair Colors, Dye, Cuts.. May 17, 2017 It's a good question, except one important piece is missing the chances of hair loss is low. 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. Side effects of Plaquenil and Azulfidine that are similar include nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, diarrhea, dizziness, spinning sensation, headache, ringing in your ears, or itching or skin rash. Side effects of Plaquenil that are different from Azulfidine include stomach pain or cramps. If there has been an improvement in one's hair density, stopping the immunosuppressant may or may not cause new hair loss. That depends, in part, on the type of hair loss being treated. For some types of immunosuppressant pills, the medication can not be stopped abruptly or 'cold turkey' but rather must be weaned.