Zejula

Active Ingredient(s): Niraparib
FDA Approved: * March 27, 2017
Pharm Company: * TESARO INC
Category: Cancer

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Zejula Overview

Niraparib, sold under the brand name Zejula, is an anti-cancer medication used for the treatment of epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer.[2][3][4] It is taken by by mouth.[2][3] The most common side effects include nausea (feeling sick), thrombocytopenia (low blood platelet counts), tiredness and weakness, anemia (low red blood cell counts), constipation, vomiting, abdominal (belly) pai...

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Not feeling well on Zejula

This is my 5th week on Zejula 200mg daily. As suggested by the pharmacy nurse I take it at night to help with possible side effects. The first 2 weeks I felt good. Slightly nauseous and shaky in the morning but was able to function well. The 3rd week I felt nauseous and shaky but it lasted longer. I also had more good days than bad. The 4th week the nausea, shakiness and fatigue lasted most the day. I did have 2 fairly good days that week. This week so far I have felt lousy most of the day. I have had my blood work checked every week. Platelets down to 100. Rest of my CBC low normal range. I see my oncologist in 4 days. I understand the reason to take this drug but I want to feel better. I have taken the nausea med as needed, many other forms of nausea relief methods and have taken naps...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Niraparib
  • Capsule: 100mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Zejula: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 69656-103 Zejula 100 mg Oral Capsule by Tesaro, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Niraparib or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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Not feeling well on Zejula
This is my 5th week on Zejula 200mg daily. As suggested by the pharmacy nurse I take it at night to help with possible s... 3 replies