Implanon and Breast cancer - from FDA reports


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 Chronic myeloid leukaemia. This review analyzes which people have Breast cancer with Implanon. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 9,310 people who have side effects when taking Implanon from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 17, 2017

9,310 people reported to have side effects when taking Implanon.
Among them, 43 people (0.46%) 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: 8 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 44 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12 %
  • 10+ years: 8 %

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: 6.67 %
  • 30-39: 30.0 %
  • 40-49: 50.0 %
  • 50-59: 13.33 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Seizures (1 person, 2.33%)
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (1 person, 2.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Gleevec (2 people, 4.65%)
  • Triphasil-21 (1 person, 2.33%)
  • Pegasys (1 person, 2.33%)
  • Lumigan (1 person, 2.33%)
  • Acetaminophen (1 person, 2.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Medical Device Complication (6 people, 13.95%)
  • Device Dislocation (4 people, 9.30%)
  • Overdose (3 people, 6.98%)
  • Oestrogen Receptor Assay Positive (2 people, 4.65%)
  • Mastectomy (2 people, 4.65%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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