LEUCOVORIN CALCIUM 50MG INJECTION

LEUCOVORIN CALCIUM 50MG INJECTION

DESCRIPTION

  • Composition : Leucovorin Calcium
  • Manufacturer: Fresenius Kabi
  • Indication: Chemotherapy
  • Packaging: 1 Injection
  • Dosage Form: Injection

PACKAGE

  • 50mg
  • 5ml

Brand name – Neecovorin 50

Generic name – Leucovorin Calcium

Manufacture – Neetco

Strength – 50mg/5ml

Dosage – Injection

Composition – Leucovorin Calcium

Indication – Chemotherapy

Storage – Store at a cool place

Overview Of Leucovorin Calcium 50mg Injection
Leucovorin Calcium 50mg injection is used to prevent the toxic effects of methotrexate when methotrexate is used in the treatment of certain types of cancer. Neecovorin 50mg injection is also used in the treatment of anemia (low level of red blood cells in the body) which is caused by low levels of folic acid in the body. Neecovorin 50 may also be used in colon cancer.

How To Use Leucovorin Calcium 50mg Injection
Leucovorin calcium 5ml injection is given in the vein or muscle only by a professional doctor or nurse. It should not be given in the spine. Neecovorin 50mg injection is given every six hours or once a day or as per doctor’s prescription until lab reports show it is no longer needed.

Leucovorin calcium 50mg injection has several side effects, which are:

  • Rash
  • Itching
  • Swelling
  • Severe dizziness
  • Breathing problem
  • Difficulty in swallowing

If the above-mentioned effects are seen in the patients, immediately consult with your doctor otherwise, it may affect overall health.

Dosage
Leucovorin calcium 5ml injection is a very powerful drug, taking it in the wrong way may give severe side effects and increase the duration of treatment. You have to follow the doctor’s prescription strictly for better results.

Missed Dose
In case you missed any dose consult your doctor. Do not take twice the dose to catch up on the missed one. This will cause severe side effects and impact your overall health and duration of treatment.

Overdose
In case of an overdose immediately consult the doctor for medical attention. Overdose will affect your health and duration of treatment.

  • Leucovorin calcium 50mg injection causes a reaction in some patients so, it is advised to discuss the risks and benefits.
  • Leucovorin calcium 50mg injection given in vein or muscles only otherwise it will give severe side effects.
  • If you are undergoing some treatment inform the doctor at the beginning of the treatment because those medicines will react and disturb the process of cancer medicine.
  • Pregnant women should not take this injection because it will harm the fetus.
  • Breastfeeding women consult the doctor first before taking this injection.
  • Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
  • It is important to keep all the prescription and non-prescription medicines that you taking, as well as the list of products you using such as vitamins, herbs, or other health supplements.

Interaction

  • Before starting treatment, inform the doctor about the medicine you have taken or are taking because it may react and give side effects. Keep all the medical documents with you at the beginning of the treatment.
  • If you have an allergy to any medicine such as folic acid, levoleucovorin, leucovorin, or any other medicine inform your doctor.

DESCRIPTION

  • Composition : Leucovorin Calcium
  • Manufacturer: Fresenius Kabi
  • Indication: Chemotherapy
  • Packaging: 1 Injection
  • Dosage Form: Injection

PACKAGE

  • 50mg
  • 5ml
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