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Review: could Orencia cause Breast cancer?

We study 5,844 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 (latest outcomes from 5,922 users) has active ingredients of abatacept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Breast cancer

Breast cancer (latest reports from 198,201 patients) has been reported by people with hormone replacement therapy, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, menopausal symptoms, osteoporosis.

On Aug, 16, 2014: 5,843 people reported to have side effects when taking Orencia. Among them, 15 people (0.26%) have Breast Cancer. They amount to 0.01% of all the 197,810 people who have Breast Cancer on eHealthMe.

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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • In spite of treatments I sleep over 10+ hours a day and I am exhausted always!
    I work-7+ hours a day-which is hard to do-come home sleep, make dinner, force a mile walk, sometimes a swim and fall back to sleep!- I am un-wake able!
    Help!!!

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  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • In spite of treatments I sleep over 10+ hours a day and I am exhausted always!
    I work-7+ hours a day-which is hard to do-come home sleep, make dinner, force a mile walk, sometimes a swim and fall back to sleep!- I am un-wake able!

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • My doctor wants me to try Orencia, but I'm not certain the Enbrel isn't still working. I have concerns about trying a totally different medication.

    Reply

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