Review: could Implanon cause Breast Cancer?


Breast cancer is found among people who take Implanon, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Gleevec, and have Contraception . We study 8,610 people who have side effects while taking Implanon from FDA and social media. Among them, 38 have Breast cancer. Find out below who they are, when they have Breast cancer and more.

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Implanon has active ingredients of etonogestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Implanon 9,206 users)

Breast Cancer

Breast cancer has been reported by people with hormone replacement therapy, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, breast cancer, osteoporosis (latest reports from 105,495 Breast cancer patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

8,610 people reported to have side effects when taking Implanon.
Among them, 38 people (0.44%) have Breast Cancer

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Implanon cause Breast cancer?

Time on Implanon when people have Breast Cancer *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 9.52 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.52 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.52 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 47.62 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 19.05 %
  • 10+ years: 4.76 %

Gender of people who have Breast Cancer when taking Implanon *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Breast Cancer when taking Implanon *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 7.69 %
  • 30-39: 30.77 %
  • 40-49: 46.15 %
  • 50-59: 15.38 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (22 people, 57.89%)
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (1 person, 2.63%)
  • Birth Control (1 person, 2.63%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Gleevec (2 people, 5.26%)
  • Triphasil-21 (1 person, 2.63%)
  • Tramadol Hcl (1 person, 2.63%)
  • Pegasys (1 person, 2.63%)
  • Ludeal (1 person, 2.63%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Medical Device Complication (6 people, 15.79%)
  • Incorrect Drug Administration Duration (5 people, 13.16%)
  • Device Dislocation (4 people, 10.53%)
  • Device Difficult To Use (3 people, 7.89%)
  • Device Deployment Issue (2 people, 5.26%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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