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Levoleucovorin Solution for injection
Generic Name: levoleucovorin
Brand Names: Fusilev
What is this medicine?LEVOLEUCOVORIN (LEE voe LOO koe VOE rin) is used to prevent or treat the harmful effects of some medicines.
What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
- an unusual or allergic reaction to levoleucovorin, leucovorin, folic acid, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
- pregnant or trying to get pregnant
How should I use this medicine?This medicine is for infusion into a vein. It is administered in a hospital or clinic by a specially trained health care professional.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
What if I miss a dose?This does not apply.
What may interact with this medicine?
- 5-fluorouracil (5-FU)
What should I watch for while using this medicine?Your condition will be monitored carefully while you are receiving this medicine.
What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
- allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
- breathing problems
- mouth sores
- nausea, vomiting