Medicine Overview of Leucovorin Injection
Side Effect of Leucovorin is Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness).
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Leucovorin 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.
In Depth Information on Leucovorin Injection
- You have been prescribed Leucovorin 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 Leucovorin 50 mg Injection may counteract the antiepileptic effects.
Leucovorin Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Leucovorin 50 mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
No information is available on the use of Leucovorin 50 mg Injection during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Leucovorin 50 mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Leucovorin 50 mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Leucovorin 50 mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Leucovorin 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.
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