Wellcovorin

Active Ingredient(s): Leucovorin
Pharm Company: * GLAXOSMITHKLINE
Category: Cancer

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Wellcovorin 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 and pancreatic 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 ma...

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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.

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