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.