Rucaparib is a medication used to treat certain types of ovarian cancer. It belongs to a class of drugs known as PARP inhibitors, which work by blocking an enzyme that helps cancer cells repair DNA damage.
The typical recommended dose of Rucaparib tablets is 600 mg (two 300 mg tablets) taken twice daily, with or without food. The medication should be swallowed whole with a glass of water.
It is important to follow your doctor's instructions and take Rucaparib exactly as prescribed. Do not change your dose or stop taking the medication without first consulting with your doctor.
Like all medications, Rucaparib may cause side effects. Common side effects may include nausea, vomiting, fatigue, and decreased appetite. More serious side effects may include low blood cell counts, increased risk of infection, and allergic reactions. If you experience any concerning symptoms or side effects, be sure to speak with your doctor as soon as possible.