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Review: could Ortho tri-cyclen cause Breast cancer female?

We study 4,907 people who have side effects while taking Ortho tri-cyclen from FDA and social media. Among them, 44 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 (latest outcomes from 5,368 users) has active ingredients of ethinyl estradiol; norgestimate. It is often used in birth control.

Breast cancer female

Breast cancer female (latest reports from 94,279 patients) has been reported by people with hormone replacement therapy, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, menopausal symptoms, osteoporosis.

On Sep, 25, 2014: 4,907 people reported to have side effects when taking Ortho tri-cyclen. Among them, 44 people (0.90%) have Breast Cancer Female.

Trend of Breast cancer female in Ortho tri-cyclen reports

Time on Ortho tri-cyclen when people have Breast cancer female * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Breast cancer female0.00%33.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%66.67%

Age of people who have Breast cancer female when taking Ortho tri-cyclen * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Breast cancer female0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%37.50%37.50%

Severity of Breast cancer female when taking Ortho tri-cyclen ** :

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How people recovered from Breast cancer female ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hormone replacement therapy (39 people, 88.64%)
  2. Menopausal symptoms (4 people, 9.09%)
  3. Depression (1 people, 2.27%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Premarin (44 people, 100.00%)
  2. Provera (43 people, 97.73%)
  3. Vagifem (42 people, 95.45%)
  4. Prempro (41 people, 93.18%)
  5. Estradiol (41 people, 93.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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