Implanon and Breast cancer - from FDA reports
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 Birth control . We study 8,738 people who have side effects while taking Implanon from FDA. Among them, 39 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 9,227 users)
Breast cancer has been reported by people with hormone replacement therapy, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, breast cancer, osteoporosis (latest reports from 105,560 Breast cancer patients).
On Feb, 02, 2017
8,738 people reported to have side effects when taking Implanon.
Among them, 39 people (0.45%) have Breast Cancer
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Implanon when people have Breast Cancer *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 8.33 %
- 6 - 12 months: 8.33 %
- 1 - 2 years: 12.5 %
- 2 - 5 years: 50.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 12.5 %
- 10+ years: 8.33 %
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: 7.41 %
- 30-39: 29.63 %
- 40-49: 48.15 %
- 50-59: 14.81 %
- 60+: 0.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Birth Control (24 people, 61.54%)
- Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (1 person, 2.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Gleevec (2 people, 5.13%)
- Triphasil-21 (1 person, 2.56%)
- Pegasys (1 person, 2.56%)
- Lumigan (1 person, 2.56%)
- Acetaminophen (1 person, 2.56%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Medical Device Complication (6 people, 15.38%)
- Device Dislocation (4 people, 10.26%)
- Overdose (3 people, 7.69%)
- Oestrogen Receptor Assay Positive (2 people, 5.13%)
- Breast Neoplasm (1 person, 2.56%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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