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Olaparib is used to treat cancers of the breast, ovary, fallopian tube, pancreas, prostate, or peritoneum (the membrane that lines the inside of your abdomen and covers some of your internal organs). Olaparib is sometimes used when the cancer has spread to other parts of the body, or when cancer has come back after treatment with other medications. Olaparib is sometimes used only if your cancer has a specific genetic marker (an abnormal "BRCA" or "HRR" gene). Your doctor will test you for this gene. Olaparib may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
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Olaparib affects your immune system. You may get infections more easily, even serious or fatal infections. Call your doctor if you have a fever, weakness, tiredness, trouble breathing, easy bruising or bleeding, blood in your urine or stools, or weight loss.

You will need weekly or monthly blood tests, and your cancer treatments may be delayed based on the results.

Some people who take olaparib with a gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) medicine may develop a blood clot in the leg or in the lung. Call your doctor if you have pain or swelling in your arm or leg, shortness of breath, chest pain, rapid breathing, or fast heartbeats.

Olaparib may also cause serious lung problems. Call your doctor if you have chest pain, wheezing, trouble breathing, or a new or worsening cough.

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