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PARP Inhibitor Lynparza® Cancer-related

Olaparib - Dosage and How to Use

How should Olaparib be used?

Take Olaparib twice daily at approximately the same time each day. Take the exact number of tablets / capsules as instructed by your doctor. Swallow the tablets / capsules whole.  

For tablets: Take with or without food.

For capsules: Take 2 hours before food or 1 hour after food.


What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose of Olaparib, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing time. Do not make up for the missed dose or take two doses at once.

What should I do if I overdose?

If you overdose on this medication, inform your doctor immediately.

Olaparib - Additional Information

  • Updated on 10/11/2019 12:00:00 AM
  • Article contributed by Department of Pharmacy National Cancer Centre Singapore
The information provided is not intended as medical advice. Terms of use. Information provided by SingHealth

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