Login    Sign up

eHealthMe - Personalized health information & community eHealthMe - Personalized health information & community

Personalized health information & community

  Tools   Community
All drugs: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
All conditions: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Check symptoms       Check drugs       Ask question       Write review       Popular       Unanswered       Apps
Home > Plaquenil > Hair loss > Plaquenil and Hair loss

Review: could Plaquenil cause Hair loss?

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 month, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 14,706 people who have side effects while taking Plaquenil from FDA and social media. Among them, 244 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Plaquenil and have Hair loss >>>

Plaquenil

Plaquenil (latest outcomes from 15,510 users) has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Trend of plaquenil reports

Hair loss

Hair loss (latest reports from 41,549 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

Trend of Hair loss reports

On Nov, 25, 2014: 14,706 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil. Among them, 244 people (1.66%) have Hair Loss.

Trend of Hair loss in Plaquenil reports

Time on Plaquenil when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss23.08%15.38%11.54%15.38%11.54%19.23%3.85%

Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Plaquenil * :

FemaleMale
Hair loss89.80%10.20%

Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Plaquenil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%0.00%0.97%6.28%12.56%21.26%30.43%28.50%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Plaquenil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair loss10.53%47.37%36.84%5.26%

How people recovered from Hair loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hair loss0.00%11.11%88.89%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (75 people, 30.74%)
  2. Systemic lupus erythematosus (30 people, 12.30%)
  3. Osteoporosis (17 people, 6.97%)
  4. Arthritis (16 people, 6.56%)
  5. Skin ulcer (9 people, 3.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (61 people, 25.00%)
  2. Enbrel (55 people, 22.54%)
  3. Prednisone (42 people, 17.21%)
  4. Fosamax (33 people, 13.52%)
  5. Folic acid (28 people, 11.48%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Do you have Hair Loss while taking Plaquenil?

You are not alone! Join a mobile support group:
- support group for people who take Plaquenil and have Hair Loss
- support group for people who take Plaquenil
- support group for people who have Hair Loss

Drugs in real world that are associated with:

Could your condition cause:

Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

More questions for: Plaquenil, Hair loss

You may be interested at these reviews (Write a review):

  • Hair loss with enbrel
    (Posted by a 58 year old woman who has Hair Loss, Psoriatic Arthritis, and takes Enbrel)
    I have been on Enbrel for 4 months and started seeing significant hair thinning at the second month of treatments (50 mg once per week). My Rhuematologist suggested 800 mcg of folic acid. I am still losing hair although I am feeling so much better.

  • Hair loss with metformin hydrochloride usage
    (Posted by a 58 year old woman who has Hair Loss, and takes Metformin Hydrochloride)
    I have been taking the drug Metformin Hydrochloride for about 5 months and definitely find that I am losing hair which is a problem I have never experienced. Always had the healthiest hair, no problems. Well, I am finding that I am losing lair significantly and feel that the manufacturer of this dru ...

  • Had nms in 2005, will trileptal increase chance of recurrence?
    (Posted by a 62 year old woman who has Narcolepsy, Prinzmetal's Angina , Antiphospholipid Syndrome, High Blood Pressure, Obsessive-compulsive Personality Disorder, Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome, Migraine With Aura, Herniated Intervertebral Disk, Osteoarthritis, Fibromyalgia, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Diabetes Mellitus Insulin-dependent, Bipolar I Disorder, and takes Benadryl, Baclofen, Plaquenil, Nitro-bid, Maxalt-mlt, Imitrex, Zofran Odt, Ms Contin, Clonidine, Amlodipine Besylate, Novolog Flexpen, Levemir Flexpen, Halcion, Valium, Primidone, Neurontin, Trileptal)
    In 2005 I had NMS, which was not detected by my drs for 4 months. I'd been on Lexapro & Seroquel for 2 yrs, but was weaned from Lexapro & placed on Lamictal 3/05. Began getting low-grade fevers, which I was told were not caused by the Lamictal. I quit taking it anyway, fevers (along with uncontrolla ...

  • Double vision on levothyroxine
    (Posted by a 49 year old woman who has Joint Stiffness, Lack Of Strength, Muscle Weakness, Weakness, Itching, Allergy To Food, Allergy To Chemicals, Fatigue - Chronic, Confusional State, Hair Loss, Double Vision, and takes Levothyroxine Sodium)
    Diagnosed with under active thyroid in January 2011. Noticed onset of double vision in January 2014. Blurred vision and double vision worsened to such an extent that my glasses prescription has changed three times in less than 7 months. All the symptons I experience are a direct result of taking Le ...

  • Depo provera overdose
    (Posted by a 47 year old woman who has Central Obesity, Obesity, Weight Gain, Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness, Vein Disorder, Milk Secretions, Libido Decreased, Infertility Female, Hair Loss, Bone Loss, Acne, Cellulite, Depression, and takes Depo-provera)
    Dr acidentially gave me something like 9 times the normal dose of depo provera. My life has been miserable! I have fought excessive weight gain, infertility, severe cellulite, and acne for 20 years.

More reviews for: Plaquenil, Hair loss

Recent related drug studies (Check your drugs):

More related studies for: Plaquenil, Hair loss

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

49 million health professionals and patients have studied on eHealthMe. Recent updates:

- Methylprednisolone Acetate, Vivelle drug interactions (1 second ago)

- Could Wellbutrin Xl cause Abnormal Dreams? (2 seconds ago)

- Could Allopurinol cause Muscle Contracture? (3 seconds ago)

 

Recent mobile support groups

- Rituxan

- Vertigo and Cimzia

- Farxiga and Fluid Retention

- Suboxone and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

- Prednisone and Breast Enlargement

 

Recent Q&As

- Has anyone had neck paine after taking yervoy? my cancer doctor has said it has not relatin to my treatment but i'm not so sure.
I finished with yervoy treatment about 2 months ago. I hav ... (1 hour ago)


- What is the time space for taking l-thyroxine and pantoprazole am dose
also taking Panioprazole in am forty-five minutes before b ... (5 hours ago)


- How long does it take for pyelonphritis to recover in pregnancy
I am suffering from pyelonphritis for a month now + also h ... (9 hours ago)

 

Recent user reviews

- Amitriptyline involuntary eye movements
I've began having sparatic involuntary eye movements a few ... (2 days ago)


- Hair loss with enbrel
I have been on Enbrel for 4 months and started seeing sign ... (2 days ago)


- Jaw pain and naproxen
Taking naproxen for pain relief of mortons neuromas. 500 m ... (3 days ago)

   

About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Testimonials - Contact us

 
© 2014 eHealthMe.com. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of eHealthMe.com's terms of service and privacy policy.