Rucaparib is used to deal with ovarian cancer, fallopian tube cancer, or primary peritoneal cancer. Rucaparib is occasionally used for these problems only if your cancer has a specific genetic marker. Rucaparib is also used to deal with prostate cancer with an abnormal BRCA genetics. Rucaparib is provided for this problem when the cancer has infected other parts of the body and surgical procedure or other cancer treatments did not work or have quit working. Rucaparib was authorized for prostate cancer by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on an "increased" basis. Rucaparib may also be used for purposes not listed in this drug overview. Rucaparib can cause leukemia or serious bone marrow troubles. Utilizing rucaparib may increase your risk of developing major bone marrow issues or other types of cancer, such as leukemia. If the mom or the dad is using rucaparib, Rucaparib can hurt unborn infant. Your doctor may periodically change your dose. Use the medicine exactly as directed. If you take rucaparib for prostate cancer, you might additionally be treated with another medicine called a gonadotropin-releasing hormone, or GnRH. GnRH aids stop the testicles from producing testosterone. If you vomit quickly after taking rucaparib, do not take another dose. Wait until your following arranged dosage to take the medicine again, however do not take 2 dosages at the same time. Your blood will require to be tested usually. Your cancer therapies may be delayed based on the results. Avoid the missed dose and use your following dosage at the normal time.
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