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Cafonate (Leucovorin) Drug Price and Information

Cafonate is a folic acid analog, prescribed for reducing the toxic effects of methotrexate.  It works by replacing folic acid in the body.

Cafonate

  Injection
Miracalus Pharma Pvt Ltd
Generic : Leucovorin
 100.00
15mg/1amp
1 Ampoule
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    Drug information on Cafonate (Leucovorin) from Miracalus Pharma Pvt Ltd

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    Drug Name : Leucovorin

    Leucovorin(Wellcovorin) generic Cafonate is a folic acid analog, prescribed for reducing the toxic effects of methotrexate. It works by replacing folic acid in the body.
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    Medical condition(s) for which Cafonate may be prescribed


    Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

    IM/IV/PO- The recommended dose is 15 mg (10 mg/m2) every 6 hours.

    Side effects of Cafonate

    Diarrhea, severe allergic reactions like rash, hives, itching, and difficulty in breathing or swallowing.

    How to use Cafonate?

    It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein or muscle. It also comes as a tablet to take by mouth.

    When Should Cafonate not be taken? (Contraindications)

    Contraindicated in patients with anemia (B12 deficiency) and hypersensitivity.

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    Warnings and Precautions for Cafonate

    Caution needed for patients with history of blood problems, pleural effusion, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

    Other Precautions for Cafonate

    Avoid excess dosage.

    Storage Conditions for Cafonate

    Store in refrigerated conditions (2 to 8°C), protect from light and heat.



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