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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 5,854 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

Orencia has active ingredients of abatacept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 5,933 Orencia users)

Skin cancer

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 Feb, 7, 2015: 5,853 people reported to have side effects when taking Orencia. Among them, 13 people (0.22%) have Skin Cancer.

Trend of Skin cancer in Orencia reports

Time on Orencia when people have Skin cancer * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Skin cancer0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Skin cancer72.22%27.78%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Skin cancer0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%11.76%64.71%23.53%

Severity of Skin cancer when taking Orencia ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Skin cancer0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Skin cancer ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Skin cancer100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (13 people, 100.00%)
  2. Menopausal symptoms (12 people, 92.31%)
  3. Polyarthritis (12 people, 92.31%)
  4. Hypothyroidism (1 people, 7.69%)
  5. Blood cholesterol (1 people, 7.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Plaquenil (13 people, 100.00%)
  2. Nexium (12 people, 92.31%)
  3. Norvasc (12 people, 92.31%)
  4. Micardis hct (12 people, 92.31%)
  5. Flexeril (12 people, 92.31%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I'm on these drugs injections I have been suffering with weight gain and peri menopause. But only since taking these drugs

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  • The sensitivity seems worse in the fall/winter months of the year. When in sunlight, I struggle to keep my eyes open.

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  • From this study (6 months ago):

  • Facial rashers developed 2 days after 2nd week of orencia injection. Still dealing with the rashes 3 weeks after it started. Had to be given kenalog injection and have to wait out for rashes to go away:(

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