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Side effect(s) of Olaparib

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

Gastrointestinal: Nausea, vomiting, loose stools, mouth ulcer, swelling and pain of the gums, loss of appetite, indigestion

Nervous system: Headache, dizziness, abnormal weakness, taste disturbances

Respiratory: Infection and swelling of sinuses, flu, sneezing, throat pain, stuffy nose, common cold

Blood disorders: Low levels of red blood cells, neutrophils, platelets, and white blood cells

Others: Muscle pain, joint pain, rashes, fluid accumulation, low levels of magnesium and high levels of creatinine in the blood

Other Precautions :  Patients taking olaparib may feel mild to moderate nausea and vomiting which is very common during olaparib treatment, and patients can take medications to reduce nausea or vomiting with the advice of the doctor.

If a dose of olaparib is missed, take the next dose as per the scheduled time but do not take an extra dose.

Patients must be advised not to carry out skilled tasks such as driving or operating heavy machinery as olaparib can affect mental alertness.

Drug Name : Olaparib

Olaparib is a cancer-treating drug used to treat patients with certain high-grade cancers of the ovary, fallopian tubes, and the peritoneum whose cancer returns after treatment.
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