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400 mg Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) for 2 months. 5mg prednisone for 1 month, now off it. Early RA. Experiencing hair thinning in front. From RA or the meds?

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Dr. William Lages
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Due to Placquenil

Most likely due to Placquenil as is reported side effect.
It's a good drug so discuss with your Rheumatologist regarding alternative.Prednisone 5mg is lo dose and not likely.

In brief: Due to Placquenil

Most likely due to Placquenil as is reported side effect.
It's a good drug so discuss with your Rheumatologist regarding alternative.Prednisone 5mg is lo dose and not likely.
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