Orencia and Skin cancer - from FDA reports
Skin cancer is found among people who take Orencia, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 16,650 people who have side effects while taking Orencia from FDA. Among them, 39 have Skin cancer. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin cancer and more.
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Orencia has active ingredients of abatacept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Orencia 16,869 users)
Skin cancer has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, crohn's disease (latest reports from 6,788 Skin cancer patients).
On Feb, 16, 2017
16,650 people reported to have side effects when taking Orencia.
Among them, 39 people (0.23%) have Skin Cancer
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Orencia when people have Skin Cancer *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 66.67 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Skin Cancer when taking Orencia *:
- female: 67.57 %
- male: 32.43 %
Age of people who have Skin 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: 3.23 %
- 50-59: 25.81 %
- 60+: 70.97 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (29 people, 74.36%)
- Polyarthritis (6 people, 15.38%)
- Menopausal Symptoms (6 people, 15.38%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (3 people, 7.69%)
- Hypothyroidism (2 people, 5.13%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate (12 people, 30.77%)
- Plaquenil (10 people, 25.64%)
- Dilaudid (8 people, 20.51%)
- Atrovent (8 people, 20.51%)
- Seroquel (7 people, 17.95%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Joint Pain (11 people, 28.21%)
- Rashes (8 people, 20.51%)
- Pneumonia (8 people, 20.51%)
- Joint Swelling (7 people, 17.95%)
- Weight Decreased (6 people, 15.38%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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