Review: could Orencia cause Skin cancer?
Summary: Skin cancer is found among people who take Orencia, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Plaquenil, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 5,857 people who have side effects while taking Orencia from FDA and social media. Among them, 13 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 5,937 Orencia users)
Skin cancer has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, psoriatic arthropathy. (latest reports from 3,998 Skin cancer patients)
On Apr, 11, 2015: 5,854 people reported to have side effects when taking Orencia. Among them, 13 people (0.22%) have Skin Cancer.
Time on Orencia when people have Skin cancer * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Skin cancer||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Skin cancer when taking Orencia * :
|Skin cancer||72.22%||27.78% |
Age of people who have Skin cancer when taking Orencia * :
|Skin cancer||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||11.76%||64.71%||23.53% |
Severity of Skin cancer when taking Orencia ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Skin cancer||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Skin cancer ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Skin cancer||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (13 people, 100.00%)
- Menopausal symptoms (12 people, 92.31%)
- Polyarthritis (12 people, 92.31%)
- Hypothyroidism (1 people, 7.69%)
- Blood cholesterol (1 people, 7.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Plaquenil (13 people, 100.00%)
- Nexium (12 people, 92.31%)
- Norvasc (12 people, 92.31%)
- Micardis hct (12 people, 92.31%)
- Flexeril (12 people, 92.31%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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