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Side effect(s) of Niraparib

Read the side effects of Niraparib as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Common: Fatigue or asthenia, nausea, loss of appetite, insomnia, peripheral edema

Gastrointestinal: Dry mouth, problems with taste, dyspepsia, diarrhea, constipation, mucosal inflammation, vomiting, abdominal pain

Central nervous system: Dizziness, headache, anxiety, depression

Cardiovascular system: Hypertension, palpitations

Respiratory: Cough, difficulty in breathing, nasopharyngitis, bronchitis, epistaxis

Musculoskeletal: Back pain, arthralgia, muscle pain

Blood: Decreased hemoglobin, reduced number of white blood cells or platelets, acute myeloid leukemia

Others: Rash, urinary tract infection, elevated levels of liver enzymes

Other Precautions :  Do not use niraparib capsules prescribed for others or a condition for which it is not prescribed.
It is necessary to confirm a negative pregnancy test before starting niraparib treatment as the drug may cause harm to the baby.
In case of a missed dose, the next dose should be taken at the scheduled time.
Do not take less or double the dose. Take exactly as directed by the treating physician.

Drug Name : Niraparib

Niraparib generic Niraparib is prescribed as a maintenance treatment in adult patients with recurrent epithelial ovarian cancer , fallopian tube cancer, or primary peritoneal cancer who show a complete or partial response to platinum-based chemotherapy. Niraparib works by inhibiting the PARP (poly ADP-ribose polymerase) activity. It results in the formation of PARP-DNA complexes leading to the damage of DNA and tumor cell death. It benefits by improving the patient's progression-free survival and should be given only by the medical specialist who is an expert in handling anti-cancer medicines.
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