Leucovorin Calcium (Calcium Folinate)

Type: drug type
Product: Leucovorin Calcium Tablet
Manufacturer: Pfizer
Country: Canada
Dosage: 5 mg
Qty: 24
USD $211.99
Type: drug type
Product: Calcium Folinate Tablet
Manufacturer: Generic
Country: New Zealand
Dosage: 15 mg
Qty: 10
USD $157.99

Leucovorin Calcium Information

Getting Leucovorin Calcium online has never been easier, or more affordable. You can get brand name Leucovorin manufactured by Pfizer in Canada right here at Canada Pharmacy Online. We carry it in the 5mg dosage. We also have the generic equivalent from New Zealand in the 15mg dosage. The generic medication is not manufactured by the same company that creates the brand name product. Order Leucovorin online or by calling 1-866-920-3784.

Product Details

Leucovorin Calcium (Calcium Folinate) is a form of folic acid and is used to reduce the side effects of large doses or accidental overdose of medications that reduce the effects of folic acid in the body. These medications include methotrexate, pyrimethamine, trimethoprim, and more. Folic acid helps the body produce new cells and prevent DNA changes that could lead to cancer.

Common side effects may include nausea, diarrhea, or vomiting, or tiredness. The serious side effects may include:

• Convulsions
• Signs of allergic reaction:
o Difficulty breathing
o Hives
o Swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat
• Wheezing

You should not use Leucovorin Calcium if you are allergic to Calcium Folinate, if you have pernicious anemia, or other types of anemia caused by a lack of vitamin B12. Before you start taking this medication, talk to your doctor about your medical history and about all the medications you take including OTC and herbal medications. It isn’t known if leucovorin could harm an unborn or nursing infant. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or nursing to discuss the risks.


Follow your doctor’s advice and follow all medication guidelines for your medication. Use it exactly as prescribed. When treating an accidental overdose, this medication should be used as soon as possible for best effect. It can also be given with other medications to help the kidneys remove medications such as methotrexate. Store at room temperature away from moisture, heat, or light.

There may be an interaction between Leucovorin Calcium and other medications including fluorouracil, sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim, or anti-seizure medications. Talk to your doctor before you use other medications while on Leucovorin Calcium. To ensure this medication is right for you, be sure to tell your doctor if any of the following conditions apply to you:

• Breathing problems
• If you’re dehydrated
• Kidney disease
• Liver disease

Questions and Answers

1. What should I do if I missed a dose of Leucovorin Calcium?
Answer: Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it’s almost time for the next scheduled dose. Don’t take extra medicines to make up for the missed dose.

2. What should I do if I think I overdosed on Leucovorin Calcium?
Answer: An overdose of leucovorin isn’t likely to cause any life-threatening symptoms. However, it can make other medications less effective. Contact your doctor if you think you may have overdosed your medication.

3. How quickly should I take Leucovorin Calcium if it’s for treating an accidental overdose?
Answer: You should take leucovorin as soon as possible for the best effect. Talk to your doctor about getting started quickly and follow all the instructions on how to take the medication.

The generic alternative is not manufactured by the company that makes the brand product.

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