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Review: could Implanon cause Breast cancer?

Summary: 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 2,970 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 has active ingredients of etonogestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from 3,193 Implanon users)

Breast cancer

Breast cancer has been reported by people with hormone replacement therapy, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, menopausal symptoms, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 77,363 Breast cancer patients)

On Mar, 31, 2015: 2,967 people reported to have side effects when taking Implanon. Among them, 25 people (0.84%) have Breast Cancer.

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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