Arava and Breast cancer - from FDA reports
Breast cancer is found among people who take Arava, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Hormone replacement therapy. This review analyzes which people have Breast cancer with Arava. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 25,733 people who have side effects when taking Arava from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 24, 2017
25,733 people reported to have side effects when taking Arava.
Among them, 113 people (0.44%) have Breast cancer
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Arava when people have Breast cancer *:
- < 1 month: 19.23 %
- 1 - 6 months: 26.92 %
- 6 - 12 months: 3.85 %
- 1 - 2 years: 11.54 %
- 2 - 5 years: 26.92 %
- 5 - 10 years: 11.54 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Breast cancer when taking Arava *:
- female: 100 %
- male: 0.0 %
Age of people who have Breast cancer when taking Arava *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 13.92 %
- 50-59: 36.71 %
- 60+: 49.37 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Hormone Replacement Therapy (10 people, 8.85%)
- Osteoporosis (5 people, 4.42%)
- High Blood Pressure (5 people, 4.42%)
- Gastritis (4 people, 3.54%)
- Osteopenia (3 people, 2.65%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate (35 people, 30.97%)
- Enbrel (33 people, 29.20%)
- Humira (26 people, 23.01%)
- Plaquenil (22 people, 19.47%)
- Prednisone (20 people, 17.70%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Diarrhea (12 people, 10.62%)
- Hot Flush (9 people, 7.96%)
- Depression (9 people, 7.96%)
- Headache (8 people, 7.08%)
- Breast Cancer Female (8 people, 7.08%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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