Review: could Prempro cause Breast cancer?
Summary: Breast cancer could be caused by Prempro, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Premarin, and have Hormone replacement therapy.
We study 37,479 people who have side effects while taking Prempro from FDA and social media. Among them, 14,615 have Breast cancer. Find out below who they are, when they have Breast cancer and more.
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Prempro (latest outcomes from 37,623 users) has active ingredients of estrogens, conjugated; medroxyprogesterone acetate. It is often used in menopause.
Breast cancer (latest reports from 197,325 patients) has been reported by people with hormone replacement therapy, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, menopausal symptoms, osteoporosis.
On Apr, 17, 2014: 37,478 people reported to have side effects when taking Prempro. Among them, 14,615 people (39.00%) have Breast Cancer. They amount to 7.40% of all the 197,403 people who have Breast Cancer on eHealthMe.
Time on Prempro when people have Breast cancer * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Breast cancer||0.55%||2.44%||3.78%||12.28%||35.88%||33.57%||11.49% |
Age of people who have Breast cancer when taking Prempro * :
|Breast cancer||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.01%||0.12%||5.90%||51.04%||42.94% |
Severity of Breast cancer when taking Prempro ** :
How people recovered from Breast cancer ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hormone replacement therapy (7,440 people, 50.91%)
- Menopausal symptoms (975 people, 6.67%)
- Menopause (474 people, 3.24%)
- Hypertension (227 people, 1.55%)
- Hot flush (142 people, 0.97%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Premarin (9,602 people, 65.70%)
- Provera (8,537 people, 58.41%)
- Cycrin (1,849 people, 12.65%)
- Medroxyprogesterone acetate (1,702 people, 11.65%)
- Estrace (1,125 people, 7.70%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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