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Leucovorin (5 ml) is a folic acid analog, prescribed for reducing the toxic effects of methotrexate.  It works by replacing folic acid in the body.

Drug information on Leucovorin (5 ml) (Leucovorin) from Dabur Pharma Limited

Leucovorin (5 ml)

  Injection
Dabur Pharma Limited
Generic : Leucovorin
 250.00
50mg/5ml
5ml
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Medical Condition(s) for which Leucovorin (5 ml) may be prescribed


Side effects of Leucovorin (5 ml)

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

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

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

How to use Leucovorin (5 ml)?

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 is Leucovorin (5 ml) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

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

Warnings and Precautions for Leucovorin (5 ml)

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

Other Precautions for Leucovorin (5 ml)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Leucovorin (5 ml)

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



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