Leucovorin

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Leucovorin Overview

Folinic acid, also known as leucovorin, is a medication used to decrease the toxic effects of methotrexate and pyrimethamine.[2][3] It is also used in combination with 5-fluorouracil to treat colorectal cancer, may be used to treat folate deficiency that results in anemia, and methanol poisoning.[3][4] It is taken by mouth, injection into a muscle, or injection into a vein.[3] Side effects may include trouble slee...

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treatment of my mitochondrial disease

I was Dx with Mitochondrial Myopathy in 9/09 after much testing and labs and finally by muscle biopsy. I was recently told by my neurologist that there had been some research done revealing their effectiveness of this medication in helping to control the duration, intensity and frequency of muscular spasms and cramping, sometimes crippling in its active phases. I began this therapy and within just a few weeks I was having less intensive cramping, the duration was even for less amounts of time. It became more tolerable. It did not do much in controlling the weakness and fatigue I felt but any relief was greatly appreciated, The local pharmacies had to pool their supplies to fill my prescription, I guess my dosage was higher than the usual. It was in a word experimental. I was taking 75 m...

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44942

white oval shaped pill approx. 1/2 inch long 5 numbers thought to be 44942 ## Is it possible the pill reads 54 942? If so Leucovorin calcium 10 mg, which is an adjuvant used in cancer chemotherapy involving the drug methotrexate. To learn mroe click on the link below... If this is not your pill, please post back so I can help you locate the correct pill.

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Leucovorin
  • Injection: 100mg, 100mg/vial, 10mg/ml, 200mg, 200mg/vial, 25mg/vial, 350mg, 350mg/vial, 500mg, 500mg/vial, 50mg, 50mg/vial, 5mg/ml
  • Tablet: 10mg, 15mg, 25mg, 5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Leucovorin: (19 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0054-4496 Leucovorin 5 mg (As Leucovorin Calcium 5.4 mg) Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0054-4497 Leucovorin 10 mg (As Leucovorin Calcium 10.8 mg) Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0054-4498 Leucovorin 15 mg (As Leucovorin Calcium 16.21 mg) Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0054-4499 Leucovorin 25 mg (As Leucovorin Calcium 27.01 mg) Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0054-8496 Leucovorin 5 mg (As Leucovorin Calcium 5.4 mg) Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0555-0484 Leucovorin 5 mg (As Leucovorin Calcium 5.4 mg) Oral Tablet by Barr Laboratories Inc.
  • 0555-0485 Leucovorin 25 mg (As Leucovorin Calcium 27.01 mg) Oral Tablet by Barr Laboratories Inc.
  • 25021-813 Leucovorin 50 mg/5ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Sagent Pharmaceuticals
  • 25021-814 Leucovorin 100 mg/10ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Sagent Pharmaceuticals
  • 25021-815 Leucovorin 200 mg/20ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Sagent Pharmaceuticals
  • 25021-816 Leucovorin 350 mg/17.5ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Sagent Pharmaceuticals
  • 51079-581 Leucovorin 5 mg (As Leucovorin Calcium 5.4 mg) Oral Tablet by Mylan Institutional Inc.
  • 51079-582 Leucovorin 25 mg (As Leucovorin Calcium 27.01 mg) Oral Tablet by Mylan Institutional Inc.
  • 52125-018 Leucovorin 5 mg (As Leucovorin Calcium 5.4 mg) Oral Tablet by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 52125-453 Leucovorin 5 mg (As Leucovorin Calcium 5.4 mg) Oral Tablet by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 54868-3310 Leucovorin 5 mg (As Leucovorin Calcium 5.4 mg) Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-5915 Leucovorin 15 mg (As Leucovorin Calcium 16.21 mg) Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 68001-285 Leucovorin 10 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Bluepoint Laboratories
  • 68001-286 Leucovorin 20 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Bluepoint Laboratories

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