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Drug information on Recovorin (7.5 mg) (Leucovorin) from Zydus Takeda Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.

Recovorin (7.5 mg)

  Injection
Zydus Takeda Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Leucovorin
 94.36
7.5mg/1ml
2ml

Drug Name : Leucovorin

Leucovorin(Wellcovorin) generic Recovorin (7.5 mg) 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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Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Recovorin (7.5 mg) may be prescribed


Side effects of Recovorin (7.5 mg)

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 Recovorin (7.5 mg)?

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 Recovorin (7.5 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

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

Warnings and Precautions for Recovorin (7.5 mg)

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

Other Precautions for Recovorin (7.5 mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Recovorin (7.5 mg)

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



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