Drug Side Effects

Treating cancer requires powerful drugs. Many are designed to destroy cancer cells and can, unfortunately, kill normal ones, as well. Here are some of the common side effects for many ovarian cancer treatments. If you prefer to see the side effects for each drug separately, click here.

There can also be less common and rare side effects for these drugs.  Those are described in the references used to compile these data.

Common drug side effect data from at least one clinical trial were compiled from FDA prescribing labels, and/or source documents referenced in the FDA prescribing labels and the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guidelines