Ingredients in every 5 ml
|ATC Level 1
|| V - Various
|ATC Level 2
|| V03 - All Other Therapeutic Products
|ATC Level 3
|| V03A - All Other Therapeutic Products
CONSULT YOUR DOCTORSafety of this item for use during pregnancy has not been established. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBEDThis item is safe for use during lactation.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTORSafety of this item for use with alcohol has not been established. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBEDThis item is safe for use while operating heavy machinery.
FOR ALL AGES
For intravenous and intramuscular administration only. In the case of intravenous administration, no more than 160 mg of calcium folinate should be injected per minute due to the calcium content of the solution.
Calcium folinate is indicated:
– to diminish the toxicity and counteract the action of folic acid antagonists such as methotrexate in cytotoxic therapy and overdose in Adults and children. In cytotoxic therapy, this procedure is commonly known as “calcium folinate rescue”;
– in combination with 5-fluorouracil for the treatment of metastasized colorectal carcinoma.