OLAPARIB is a Schedule H drug.
Olaparib is a cancer medicine that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body. Olaparib tablets and capsules are used to treat advanced ovarian cancer in women with a certain abnormal inherited gene who have received at least 3 prior types of chemotherapy.
Olaparib tablets are also used to help maintain your body’s response to prior chemotherapy for ovarian cancer, fallopian tube cancer or peritoneal cancer when cancer has come back.
Olaparib tablets are also used to treat HER2-negative breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body before or after prior chemotherapy or hormonal treatment.


OLAPARIB is generally used to treat: Ovarian Cancer, Breast Cancer

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Check with your Doctor first

Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Not Safe

Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe

Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Ask your doctor

Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Studies indicate Risk – Doctor advice is must

How Do I Take It?

Route of Administration: Oral


Do not crush, chew, dissolve, or break an olaparib capsule or tablet. Swallow the pill whole. Olaparib capsules must not be used as a substitute for olaparib tablets. These two pill forms are not taken in the same dosage amounts.

Common Side-Effects

OLAPARIB : Nausea, Vomit, Loss Of Appetite, Constipation, Bad Taste In Mouth, Dizziness, Arms Joint Pain, Fatigue (tiredness), Pale Skin, Rapid Breathing, Rapid Heart Rate (pulse), Fever, Chills, Throat Soreness

Serious Side-Effects

OLAPARIB : Anemia, Shortness Of Breath, Cough, Wheezing, Ankles Swelling, Feet Swelling, Hands Swelling, Blood Or Red Colored Urine, Bloody Or Red Colored Stools

Rare Side-Effects

OLAPARIB : Skin Rash, Body Itching, Face Swelling, Difficulty Breathing

Technical Classification


Storage Conditions

Room Temperature (Between 15 To 25 C)

Available Alternatives

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