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Overview

Introduction of Biovorin Injection

Biovorin 50 mg Injection is used to prevent harmful effects of methotrexate (anticancer medicine). It is also used to treat overdose of methotrexate.

Biovorin 50 mg Injection is give under the supervision of doctor. It is taken in a dose as advised by the doctor. The duration of treatment varies on the basis of your need and response to treatment. Inform your doctor if you are also taking certain medications such as phenytoin for your seizures as this medicine may counteract with your other medicines.

Uses of Biovorin Injection

Biovorin Injection side effects

Common
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use Biovorin Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Biovorin Injection works

Biovorin 50 mg Injection is a form of vitamin B. It works by protecting healthy cells from the toxic effects of methotrexate (anticancer medicine) while allowing it to enter and kill the cancer cells.

Biovorin Injection related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Biovorin 50 mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Biovorin 50 mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Biovorin 50 mg Injection during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Biovorin 50 mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Biovorin 50 mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Biovorin 50 mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Biovorin Injection?

If you miss a dose of Biovorin 50 mg Injection, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Biovorin 50 mg Injection
₹50/ml of Injection
save 23%
Lucal 50mg Injection
Celon Laboratories Ltd
₹53.33/ml of Injection
save 18%
Leucorin 50mg Injection
Samarth Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
₹65.2/ml of Injection
same price
₹53.12/ml of Injection
save 19%
Fastovorin 50mg Injection
Alkem Laboratories Ltd
₹325/Injection
398% costlier

Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Biovorin 50 mg Injection to reduce the side effects of the medicine methotrexate.
  • Take it 24 hours after taking methotrexate. If taken at the same time, it may counteract the effect of methotrexate.
  • Inform your doctor if you are also taking certain medications such as phenytoin for your seizures as Biovorin 50 mg Injection may counteract the antiepileptic effects.

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