Review: could Implanon cause Breast cancer?
This is a review of Breast cancer by studying 2,891 people who take Implanon. We analyze: the time on Implanon when people have Breast cancer, age of these people, the severity of Breast cancer, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Implanon. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Implanon (latest outcomes from 3,145 users) has active ingredients of etonogestrel. It is often used in birth control, over-the-counter birth control. Commonly reported side effects of Implanon include pregnancy with implant contraceptive, abortion spontaneous, headache, vaginal haemorrhage, amenorrhoea.
Breast cancer (latest reports from 196,082 patients) has been reported by people with hormone replacement therapy, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, menopausal symptoms, osteoporosis.
On Mar, 7, 2014: 2,891 people reported to have side effects when taking Implanon. Among them, 25 people (0.86%) have Breast Cancer.
Time on Implanon when people have Breast cancer * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Breast cancer||0.00%||14.29%||7.14%||14.29%||57.14%||7.14%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Breast cancer when taking Implanon * :
|Breast cancer||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||5.88%||29.41%||52.94%||11.76%||0.00% |
Severity of Breast cancer when taking Implanon ** :
How people recovered from Breast cancer ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (17 people, 68.00%)
- Chronic myeloid leukaemia (1 people, 4.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Gleevec (2 people, 8.00%)
- Tramadol hcl (1 people, 4.00%)
- Lumigan (1 people, 4.00%)
- Triphasil-21 (1 people, 4.00%)
- Ludeal (1 people, 4.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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