What is Leucovorin Calcium Tablet?
Leucovorin Calcium Tablet is used to prevent the harmful effects of methotrexate (anticancer medicine). It is also used to treat overdoses of methotrexate.
How Leucovorin Calcium Tablet is used.
Leucovorin Calcium Tablet can be taken with or without food, but try to have it at the same time every day to get the most benefits. Your doctor will decide what dose is necessary and how often you need to take it. This will depend on what you are being treated for and may change from time to time. You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised. Taking it in the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects. It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to.
Common Side effects of This Tablet
It is a very safe medicine to use with no common side effects. Regular blood tests are required to check your blood cells and serum methotrexate concentration in the blood.
Before taking it, tell your doctor if have seizures, liver, or kidney problems or are taking any medicines to treat infections. Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your healthcare team know all medications you are using, especially phenytoin for your seizures. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding.
This Tablet is utilized to regard liver sickness just as decreases the danger of liver harm. It shields the liver cells from poisons and assists the liver with playing out its ordinary capacities. To make the medication more viable and for general medical advantages, quit smoking, keep a sound, weigh, and don’t drink a lot of liquor.
Brand Name: Biovorin
Manufacturer: Zydus Oncosciences