Rucaparib tablets 200mg is a medication used to treat advanced ovarian cancer that has relapsed (come back) after treatment with other chemotherapy drugs. It belongs to a class of drugs called PARP inhibitors, which work by blocking an enzyme called PARP that helps repair damaged DNA in cancer cells.
The medication is taken orally, usually twice a day, with or without food. It is important to take the medication exactly as prescribed and to never take more or less than the prescribed dose.
Rucaparib tablets 200mg may cause some side effects, including nausea, fatigue, anemia, and increased risk of infection. It may also cause more serious side effects, such as low blood cell counts or liver problems. If you experience any severe or persistent side effects, be sure to contact your doctor or healthcare provider.
As with any cancer medication, Rucaparib tablets 200mg may not be suitable for everyone. It is important to discuss any medical conditions, allergies, or other medications you may be taking with your healthcare provider before starting treatment. It is also important to inform your healthcare provider if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, as the medication may harm an unborn or nursing baby.