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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 1 - 2 years, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 5,850 people who have side effects while taking Orencia from FDA and social media. Among them, 15 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. (view latest outcomes from 5,931 users)

Breast cancer

Breast cancer has been reported by people with hormone replacement therapy, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, menopausal symptoms, osteoporosis.(latest reports from Breast cancer 76,303 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 5,847 people reported to have side effects when taking Orencia. Among them, 15 people (0.26%) have Breast Cancer.

Trend of Breast cancer in Orencia reports

Time on Orencia when people have Breast cancer * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Breast cancer0.00%16.67%16.67%33.33%33.33%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Breast cancer93.33%6.67%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Breast cancer0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%16.67%33.33%50.00%

Severity of Breast cancer when taking Orencia ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Breast cancer ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (13 people, 86.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (5 people, 33.33%)
  2. Arava (2 people, 13.33%)
  3. Humira (2 people, 13.33%)
  4. Imuran (2 people, 13.33%)
  5. Celebrex (1 people, 6.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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