Scarring alopecia plaquenil or hydroxychloroquine

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  1. Mesi XenForo Moderator

    Scarring alopecia plaquenil or hydroxychloroquine


    Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention. Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking hydroxychloroquine: Incidence not known Some side effects of hydroxychloroquine may occur that usually do not need medical attention.

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    Feb 19, 2020 What Is Plaquenil? Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is an antimalarial medication used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites, which enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Plaquenil is also used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is a drug that is classified as an anti-malarial drug. Plaquenil is prescribed for the treatment or prevention of malaria. It is also prescribed for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and the side effects of lupus such as hair loss, joint pain, and more. Oct 22, 2017 Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is a slow acting drug. It can take up to 8 weeks or more before the medication really starts to have an effect and actually help an individual using the drug. Because hydroxychloroquine is so delayed in its onset, I usually give it 4-6 months before really deciding if it is working. and sometimes even longer.

    Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine.

    Scarring alopecia plaquenil or hydroxychloroquine

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  5. Dec 12, 2019 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. In the field of hair loss, conditions such as lichen planopilaris, frontal fibrosing alopecia and discoid lupus are frequently treated with hydroxychloroquine.

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    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil® is a 4-amino-quinoline antimalarial medication that is widely used to treat systemic lupus erythematosus SLE, rheumatoid arthritis, and related inflammatory and dermatological conditions. It is a hydroxylated version of chloroquine, with a similar mechanism of action. Hydroxychloroquine could be beneficial as a treatment option for children with alopecia areata AA, according to Duri Yun, MD, of the University of Chicago Medicine, and associates. Dec 10, 2013 Lichen planopilaris is the most common cause of cicatricial alopecia and accounts for at least 10% of cases. 6 Lichen planopilaris is a clinical variant of lichen planus; both conditions can occur simultaneously. Frontal fibrosing alopecia is a variant of lichen planopilaris.

     
  6. Aleksei_S User

    Was told by the doctor that the med, should help me control the systemic arthrirts(Sjogren syndrome /lupus) after 4-6 months of using the med. I am on plaquenil but also experience some of the same things you do. Hydroxychloroquine, Palbociclib, and Letrozole before Surgery in. Hydroxychloroquine Side-effects, uses, time to work The Safety of Elective Surgery with Concurrent Use of Immunosuppressants
     
  7. number10 Moderator

    Experience with Plaquenil? Plaquenil is considered a mild medicine for RA and is often used as a first-choice medicine. The main problem with plaquenil is that it can affect your vision. So everybody on plaquenil must do at least a field vision test once a year, and is recommended to do additional tests like OCT test. You can read more here

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  8. CNSoftware-Sergey XenForo Moderator

    A case of severe hydroxychloroquine-induced retinal toxicity. The patient was diagnosed with retinal toxicity secondary to hydroxychloroquine probably potentiated by renal impairment. Risk factors for retinal toxicity secondary to hydroxychloroquine can be broadly divided into dose-related and patient-related factors.

    Shared care guidelines for hydroxychloroquine for rheumatoid.