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 Menopausal symptoms. This review analyzes which people have Skin cancer with Orencia. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 21,048 people who have side effects when taking Orencia from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 06, 2017
21,048 people reported to have side effects when taking Orencia.
Among them, 47 people (0.22%) have Skin cancer
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Orencia when people have Skin cancer *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 50 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 25 %
- 2 - 5 years: 25 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Skin cancer when taking Orencia *:
- female: 68.89 %
- male: 31.11 %
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: 2.86 %
- 50-59: 28.57 %
- 60+: 68.57 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Polyarthritis (6 people, 12.77%)
- Menopausal Symptoms (6 people, 12.77%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (3 people, 6.38%)
- Psoriasis (2 people, 4.26%)
- Hypothyroidism (2 people, 4.26%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate (12 people, 25.53%)
- Plaquenil (10 people, 21.28%)
- Dilaudid (8 people, 17.02%)
- Atrovent (8 people, 17.02%)
- Fosamax (7 people, 14.89%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Joint Pain (13 people, 27.66%)
- Rashes (8 people, 17.02%)
- Pneumonia (8 people, 17.02%)
- Joint Swelling (8 people, 17.02%)
- Pyoderma Gangrenosum (6 people, 12.77%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I have been experiencing pruritus for 8+ years. This started a few months after I was diagnoses with psoriatic arthritis. I feel like my skin is crawling and I want to jump out of it. It is quite disruptive to my personal and work life. Prednisone and antihistamines do not help. Any ...
User reviews to the study
I started taking Orencia 3 weeks ago. After my last injection, the next day I had horrible neck pain. I could barely move my head. The pain went down to past my shoulder blade. Then I started getting headaches. This has been a week now. It's very painful to sleep or move my head when I'm laying ...
I took a shot last night. I had nightmares, yelling out in my sleep and it is now 4:30 pm and I am on my fourth change of clothing from profuse sweating. I have not felt well today yet I hope for tomorrow to be better. I have taken the Orencia weekly or bi-weekly for a little over a year now. ...
I have had an increased number of lesions since I started gabapentin. Since my skin cancer was a pre-existing condition, my doctor says gabapentin is not causing it. I used to have one, perhaps two basal cell carcinomas a year. I have just been on gabapentin three months and have five new ones ...
I Have been on Orencia IV for 11 years due to rheumatoid arthritis that was diagnosed at age 32 .I am now 67. In fact I'm the first patient to go on Orencia at Hershey Medical Center. Over this last year I have developed a wheezing especially when I lie down at night and a productive cough but ...
I've been on Orencia for 4 YEARS now. Every morning I have to scape off my tounge, I say my immune system is starting to fail, my doctor says we have to whip that immune system into submission, it's WAY TOO STRONG! My left lymph node in armpit is always swollen, my kidney seems to hurt, I'm ...