"Patients with advanced colorectal cancer who are no longer responding to other therapies will now have another option, a new oral medication.
The new product, a combination of trifluridine and tipiracil (Lonsurf, Taiho Pharmace"...
Excessive amounts of leucovorin may nullify the chemotherapeutic effect of folic acid antagonists.
Leucovorin is improper therapy for pernicious anemia and other megaloblastic anemias secondary to the lack of vitamin B12. A hematologic remission may occur while neurological manifestations continue to progress.This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 6/25/2008
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