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Calicium Leucovorin (Leucovorin) Drug Price and Information

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

Calicium Leucovorin - Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Limited

Calicium Leucovorin  Injection


Generic : Leucovorin
 10.00
15mg
2ml
Price Updated on August 8, 2019
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Drug information on Calicium Leucovorin (Leucovorin) from Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Limited

Last Updated on Apr 06, 2023
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When is Calicium Leucovorin prescribed?

It is prescribed for -

What should be the dose and frequency?

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

What are the common side effects of Calicium Leucovorin

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

How to use Calicium Leucovorin?

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.

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In which conditions should Calicium Leucovorin be avoided?

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

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What are the Precautions needed with Calicium Leucovorin

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

Are there any additional Precautions?

Avoid excess dosage.

At What Temperature Should it be Stored?

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



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