Review: could Orencia cause Breast Cancer?


Summary

Breast cancer is found among people who take Orencia, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 14,949 people who have side effects while taking Orencia from FDA and social media. Among them, 35 have Breast cancer. Find out below who they are, when they have Breast cancer and more.

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Orencia

Orencia has active ingredients of abatacept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Orencia 15,802 users)

Breast Cancer

Breast cancer has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, death, rashes, diarrhea, joint pain (latest reports from 103,130 Breast cancer patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

14,949 people reported to have side effects when taking Orencia.
Among them, 35 people (0.23%) have Breast Cancer


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Orencia cause Breast cancer?

Time on Orencia when people have Breast Cancer *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 25.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 25.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 37.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Breast Cancer when taking Orencia *:

  • female: 96.88 %
  • male: 3.12 %

Age of people who have Breast Cancer when taking Orencia *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 8.7 %
  • 50-59: 30.43 %
  • 60+: 60.87 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (27 people, 77.14%)
  • Muscle Spasms (1 person, 2.86%)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (1 person, 2.86%)
  • Hypothyroidism (1 person, 2.86%)
  • Constipation (1 person, 2.86%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (9 people, 25.71%)
  • Humira (4 people, 11.43%)
  • Enbrel (3 people, 8.57%)
  • Arava (3 people, 8.57%)
  • Remicade (2 people, 5.71%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (2 people, 5.71%)
  • Nervous System Disorder (2 people, 5.71%)
  • Drug Ineffective (2 people, 5.71%)
  • White Blood Cell Count Decreased (1 person, 2.86%)
  • Cystitis (1 person, 2.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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