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( loo-co-VOR-in )
ODB - General Benefit
  • leucovorin - oral tablets
Other Name(s): Lederle Leucovorin® (multiple brands available)
Appearance: Faint yellow solution   Also available as tablets.

Patient Info Sheet

Apr 2019

What it is used for

  • Leucovorin is not an anticancer drug
  • It may be used to reduce some of the side effects of the anticancer drug methotrexate
  • It may be used to increase the activity of the anticancer drug 5-fluorouracil (5-FU)

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