Medicine : Unifolin (50mg)

Name:Unifolin (50mg)
Manufacturer:United Biotech Pvt Ltd
Generic Use:Leucovorin Calcium
Composition:Leucovorin Calcium(50 Mg)
Substitutes:nyrin (50mg) , calcium folinate(50mg) , cevoric c(50mg) , covorin (50mg) , leucovorin (50mg) , biovorin (50mg) , leucovorin calcium(50mg) , lucal (50mg) , leucopar (50mg) , unifolin (50mg) , fastovorin (50mg)

Generic ( Leucovorin Calcium )

Typical use Of Leucovorin Calcium :Antidote For Methotrexate And Folic Acid Antagonists.
Mechanism of action of Leucovorin Calcium :This Medication Is Used To Treat Or Prevent Serious Blood Cell Disorders (such As Thrombocytopenia, Neutropenia, Anemia) Caused By Certain Drugs (folic Acid Antagonists Such As Methotrexate, Trimethoprim, Pyrimethamine). It May Also Be Used With A Certain Cancer Drug (5-fluorouracil) To Treat Patients With Colon Cancer.Leucovorin May Also Be Used To Treat A Certain Type Of Anemia (due To Folic Acid Deficiency) When Folic Acid Cannot Be Taken By Mouth.
Drug Interaction of Leucovorin Calcium :The Effects Of Some Drugs Can Change If You Take Other Drugs Or Herbal Products At The Same Time. This Can Increase Your Risk For Serious Side Effects Or May Cause Your Medications Not To Work Correctly. These Drug Interactions Are Possible, But Do Not Always Occur. Your Doctor Or Pharmacist Can Often Prevent Or Manage Interactions By Changing How You Use Your Medications Or By Close Monitoring.To Help Your Doctor And Pharmacist Give You The Best Care, Be Sure To Tell Your Doctor And Pharmacist About All The Products You Use (including Prescription Drugs, Nonprescription Drugs, And Herbal Products) Before Starting Treatment With This Product. While Using This Product, Do Not Start, Stop, Or Change The Dosage Of Any Other Medicines You Are Using Without Your Doctor's Approval.Before Using This Medication, Tell Your Doctor Or Pharmacist Of All Prescription And Nonprescription/herbal Products You May Use, Especially Of: Certain Drugs To Treat Seizures (phenobarbital, Phenytoin, Primidone).This Document Does Not Contain All Possible Interactions. Keep A List Of All The Products You Use. Share This List With Your Doctor And Pharmacist To Lessen Your Risk For Serious Medication Problems.
Side effects of Leucovorin Calcium :Nausea, Stomach Upset, Skin Rash, Acute Toxicity.


How Leucovorin Calcium will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Leucovorin Calcium will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Possibly Unsafe: Evidence From Studies In Breastfeeding Women Show That There Is A Definite Risk Of Side Effects To The Breastfed Infants. However, Use Of The Drug In Breastfeeding Women Is Acceptable In Spite Of The Risk To The Infants, If The Drug Is Needed In A Life-threatening Situation Or For A Serious Disease For Which Safer Drugs Cannot Be Used Or Are Ineffective. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Leucovorin Calcium

No Studies Found