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Leucovorin Calcium Injection

OVERDOSE

Excessive amounts of leucovorin (leucovorin calcium) may nullify the chemotherapeutic effect of folic acid antagonists.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Leucovorin (leucovorin calcium) is improper therapy for pernicious anemia and other megaloblastic anemias secondary to the lack of vitamin B12. A hematologic remission may occur while neurologic manifestations continue to progress.

Last reviewed on RxList: 2/24/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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