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Related topic: Orencia, Swelling

Review: could Orencia cause Swelling?

Summary: Swelling could be caused by Orencia, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 5,836 people who have side effects while taking Orencia from FDA and social media. Among them, 24 have Swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Swelling and more.

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Orencia

Orencia (latest outcomes from 5,911 users) has active ingredients of abatacept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Swelling

Swelling (latest reports from 179,972 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis, metastases to bone.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 5,824 people reported to have side effects when taking Orencia. Among them, 24 people (0.41%) have Swelling. They amount to 0.01% of all the 179,161 people who have Swelling on eHealthMe.

Trend of Swelling in Orencia reports

Time on Orencia when people have Swelling * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Swelling66.67%0.00%33.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Swelling when taking Orencia * :

FemaleMale
Swelling82.61%17.39%

Age of people who have Swelling when taking Orencia * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Swelling0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%46.15%30.77%23.08%

Severity of Swelling when taking Orencia ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Swelling ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (10 people, 41.67%)
  2. Psoriatic arthropathy (2 people, 8.33%)
  3. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (2 people, 8.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (5 people, 20.83%)
  2. Enbrel (4 people, 16.67%)
  3. Folic acid (3 people, 12.50%)
  4. Hydrocodone bitartrate (2 people, 8.33%)
  5. Alendronate sodium (2 people, 8.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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