Review: could Orencia cause Skin cancer?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 11, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 5,823 people who take Orencia. Among them, 11 have Skin cancer. See who they are, when they have Skin cancer and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Orencia (latest outcomes from 5,492 users) has active ingredients of abatacept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis. Commonly reported side effects of Orencia include headache, fatigue, nausea, rashes, fatigue aggravated.
Skin cancer (latest reports from 17,569 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, psoriatic arthropathy.
On Feb, 11, 2014: 5,406 people reported to have side effects when taking Orencia. Among them, 11 people (0.20%) 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||81.25%||18.75% |
Age of people who have Skin cancer when taking Orencia * :
|Skin cancer||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||13.33%||73.33%||13.33% |
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 (11 people, 100.00%)
- Menopausal symptoms (11 people, 100.00%)
- Polyarthritis (11 people, 100.00%)
- Blood cholesterol (1 people, 9.09%)
- Hypothyroidism (1 people, 9.09%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Plaquenil (11 people, 100.00%)
- Valium (11 people, 100.00%)
- Atrovent (11 people, 100.00%)
- Flexeril (11 people, 100.00%)
- Nexium (11 people, 100.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (4 months ago):
My Daughter is 18 & has been on Orencia for 1yr& 7mths. she has weight gain 30#a this past 6mths. she takes no other meds. Is there any thing she could take along with orencia to help. she gets moderate exercise. Bad head-achs but we know there caused by the Medication. She is a small framed female and this weight gain just dont seem normal. Can you give any advise?
Thank you, Paitents Mother (valerie)
From this study (6 months ago):
Have a rash all over my body that has been increasingly getting worse. Dr. just realized it is caused by my orencia.
From this study (10 months ago):
7yr old female. Jia past humira, methotroxate, now orencia. Treating dr is at Cincinnati ohio. Humira stayed ill & i had a problem administrating she is 70 pds & i had no help and she fought me. Methotrexate was oral didn't see any results now has been orencia approx 4 months. Jia has only worsened no noticeable difference in jia appearance or pain. Pain has increased, loss in range of motion motion, swelling, and ability to walk. Condition has only steadily increased over the last year at a very rapid rate. Please help me help my daughter. Thank you
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