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Leucovorin Calcium Injection is used for the treatment of megaloblastic anaemia that can be caused by sprue (a condition resulting from reduced absorption of nutrients from the stomach into the bloodstream). This condition is more likely to occur during pregnancy and infancy. This medication is injected into a vein through a specially prepared site on the skin. In this case, it is always advised to use leucovorin under the supervision of a doctor familiar with the use of cancer chemotherapy.
How to Use:
It is always given under the supervision of a doctor in a hospital or similar setting with access to sterile equipment for preparation
The recommended dose for this treatment depends on body size
The treatment is often given once a day for 5 days, just before injection with fluorouracil
This treatment can be repeated every 28 days, depending on response to the therapy