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Review: could Implanon cause Breast cancer?

We study 2,942 people who have side effects while taking Implanon from FDA and social media. Among them, 25 have Breast cancer. Find out below who they are, when they have Breast cancer and more.

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Implanon

Implanon (latest outcomes from 3,160 users) has active ingredients of etonogestrel. It is often used in birth control.

Breast cancer

Breast cancer (latest reports from 198,388 patients) has been reported by people with hormone replacement therapy, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, menopausal symptoms, osteoporosis.

On Aug, 16, 2014: 2,941 people reported to have side effects when taking Implanon. Among them, 25 people (0.85%) have Breast Cancer. They amount to 0.01% of all the 197,804 people who have Breast Cancer on eHealthMe.

Trend of Breast cancer in Implanon reports

Time on Implanon when people have Breast cancer * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Breast cancer0.00%14.29%7.14%14.29%57.14%7.14%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Breast cancer0.00%0.00%0.00%5.88%29.41%52.94%11.76%0.00%

Severity of Breast cancer when taking Implanon ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Breast cancer ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (17 people, 68.00%)
  2. Chronic myeloid leukaemia (1 people, 4.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Gleevec (2 people, 8.00%)
  2. Tramadol hcl (1 people, 4.00%)
  3. Triphasil-21 (1 people, 4.00%)
  4. Lumigan (1 people, 4.00%)
  5. Ludeal (1 people, 4.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Eyes would begin watering within ten minutes of standing after waking up. They would water to the point where tears would stream down my face for 10-20 minutes; once this stopped, the symptom wouldn't return again until the next morning. Eyes would rarely begin watering before standing or sitting. Symptom went away after dropping dosage from 50mg to 25mg.

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