Calcium Leucovorin

Information about Calcium Leucovorin

Calcium Leucovorin Uses

Calcium Leucovorin is used to prevent harmful effects of methotrexate. It is also used to treat overdose of methotrexate.

How Calcium Leucovorin works

Calcium Leucovorin 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.

Common side effects of Calcium Leucovorin

No common side effects seen
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Expert advice for Calcium Leucovorin

  • You have been prescribed Calcium Leucovorin 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 Calcium Leucovorin may counteract the antiepileptic effects.

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