Review: could Ortho Tri-cyclen cause Breast Cancer Female?


Breast cancer female is found among people who take Ortho Tri-Cyclen, especially for people who are 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Premarin, and have Hormone replacement therapy . We study 3,620 people who have side effects while taking Ortho tri-cyclen from FDA and social media. Among them, 45 have Breast cancer female. Find out below who they are, when they have Breast cancer female and more.

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Ortho Tri-cyclen

Ortho tri-cyclen has active ingredients of ethinyl estradiol; norgestimate. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Ortho tri-cyclen 5,604 users)

Breast Cancer Female

Breast cancer female has been reported by people with hormone replacement therapy, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, menopausal symptoms, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 23,163 Breast cancer female patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

3,620 people reported to have side effects when taking Ortho Tri-cyclen.
Among them, 45 people (1.24%) have Breast Cancer Female

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ortho tri-cyclen cause Breast cancer female?

Time on Ortho Tri-cyclen when people have Breast Cancer Female *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 66.67 %

Age of people who have Breast Cancer Female when taking Ortho Tri-cyclen *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 11.11 %
  • 40-49: 22.22 %
  • 50-59: 33.33 %
  • 60+: 33.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hormone Replacement Therapy (40 people, 88.89%)
  • Menopausal Symptoms (4 people, 8.89%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (1 person, 2.22%)
  • Depression (1 person, 2.22%)
  • Contraception (1 person, 2.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Premarin (45 people, 100.00%)
  • Provera (44 people, 97.78%)
  • Vagifem (42 people, 93.33%)
  • Vivelle (41 people, 91.11%)
  • Estrace (41 people, 91.11%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Anxiety (10 people, 22.22%)
  • Pain (8 people, 17.78%)
  • Marital Problem (4 people, 8.89%)
  • Psychiatric Symptom (3 people, 6.67%)
  • Progesterone Receptor Assay Positive (2 people, 4.44%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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