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Leucovorin Calcium Injection Drug Description
LEUCOVORIN
Calcium Injection USP
LEUCOVORIN
Calcium for Injection
DRUG DESCRIPTION
Leucovorin is one of several active, chemically reduced derivatives of folic
acid. It is useful as an antidote to drugs which act as folic acid antagonists.
Also known as folinic acid, Citrovorum factor, or 5-formyl-5,6,7,8-tetrahydrofolic
acid, this compound has the chemical designation of Calcium N-[p-[[[(6RS)-2-
amino-5-formyl-5,6,7,8-tetrahydro-4-hydroxy-6-pteridinyl]methyl]amino]benzoyl]-L-glutamate
(1:1). The structural formula of leucovorin calcium is:







C20H21CaN7O7...........................................M.W.=511.51
Leucovorin Calcium Injection USP is a sterile, preservative-free solution indicated
for intramuscular (IM) or intravenous (IV) administration in a 50 mL single-dose
vial. Each mL contains leucovorin calcium equivalent to 10 mg Leucovorin, USP;
8 mg sodium chloride; sodium hydroxide and/or hydrochloric acid for pH adjustment
pH 7.8 (6.5 to 8.5).
There is 0.004 mEq of calcium per mg of leucovorin. Solution contains no bacteriostat
or antimicrobial agents.
Leucovorin Calcium for Injection is a sterile product indicated for intramuscular (IM) or intravenous (IV) administration and is supplied in 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg, and 350 mg vials.
Each 50 mg vial of Leucovorin Calcium for Injection, when reconstituted with
5 mL of sterile diluent, contains leucovorin (as the calcium salt) 10 mg/mL.
Each 100 mg vial of Leucovorin Calcium for Injection, when reconstituted with
10 mL of sterile diluent, contains leucovorin (as the calcium salt) 10 mg/mL.
Each 200 mg vial of Leucovorin Calcium for Injection, when reconstituted with
20 mL of sterile diluent, contains leucovorin (as the calcium salt) 10 mg/mL.
Each 350 mg vial of Leucovorin Calcium for Injection, when reconstituted with
17.5 mL of sterile diluent, contains leucovorin (as the calcium salt) 20 mg/mL.
In each dosage form, one milligram of leucovorin calcium contains 0.002 mmol of leucovorin and 0.002 mmol of calcium.
These lyophilized products contain no preservative. The inactive ingredient
is Sodium Chloride, USP, added to adjust tonicity. Reconstitute with Bacteriostatic
Water for Injection, USP, which contains benzyl alcohol (see WARNINGS),
or with Sterile Water for Injection, USP.Last reviewed on RxList: 2/24/2009




Leucovorin Calcium Injection Drug Description
LEUCOVORIN
Calcium Injection USP
LEUCOVORIN
Calcium for Injection
DRUG DESCRIPTION
Leucovorin is one of several active, chemically reduced derivatives of folic
acid. It is useful as an antidote to drugs which act as folic acid antagonists.
Also known as folinic acid, Citrovorum factor, or 5-formyl-5,6,7,8-tetrahydrofolic
acid, this compound has the chemical designation of Calcium N-[p-[[[(6RS)-2-
amino-5-formyl-5,6,7,8-tetrahydro-4-hydroxy-6-pteridinyl]methyl]amino]benzoyl]-L-glutamate
(1:1). The structural formula of leucovorin calcium is:







C20H21CaN7O7...........................................M.W.=511.51
Leucovorin Calcium Injection USP is a sterile, preservative-free solution indicated
for intramuscular (IM) or intravenous (IV) administration in a 50 mL single-dose
vial. Each mL contains leucovorin calcium equivalent to 10 mg Leucovorin, USP;
8 mg sodium chloride; sodium hydroxide and/or hydrochloric acid for pH adjustment
pH 7.8 (6.5 to 8.5).
There is 0.004 mEq of calcium per mg of leucovorin. Solution contains no bacteriostat
or antimicrobial agents.
Leucovorin Calcium for Injection is a sterile product indicated for intramuscular (IM) or intravenous (IV) administration and is supplied in 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg, and 350 mg vials.
Each 50 mg vial of Leucovorin Calcium for Injection, when reconstituted with
5 mL of sterile diluent, contains leucovorin (as the calcium salt) 10 mg/mL.
Each 100 mg vial of Leucovorin Calcium for Injection, when reconstituted with
10 mL of sterile diluent, contains leucovorin (as the calcium salt) 10 mg/mL.
Each 200 mg vial of Leucovorin Calcium for Injection, when reconstituted with
20 mL of sterile diluent, contains leucovorin (as the calcium salt) 10 mg/mL.
Each 350 mg vial of Leucovorin Calcium for Injection, when reconstituted with
17.5 mL of sterile diluent, contains leucovorin (as the calcium salt) 20 mg/mL.
In each dosage form, one milligram of leucovorin calcium contains 0.002 mmol of leucovorin and 0.002 mmol of calcium.
These lyophilized products contain no preservative. The inactive ingredient
is Sodium Chloride, USP, added to adjust tonicity. Reconstitute with Bacteriostatic
Water for Injection, USP, which contains benzyl alcohol (see WARNINGS),
or with Sterile Water for Injection, USP.Last reviewed on RxList: 2/24/2009




Leucovorin Calcium Injection Drug Description
LEUCOVORIN
Calcium Injection USP
LEUCOVORIN
Calcium for Injection
DRUG DESCRIPTION
Leucovorin is one of several active, chemically reduced derivatives of folic
acid. It is useful as an antidote to drugs which act as folic acid antagonists.
Also known as folinic acid, Citrovorum factor, or 5-formyl-5,6,7,8-tetrahydrofolic
acid, this compound has the chemical designation of Calcium N-[p-[[[(6RS)-2-
amino-5-formyl-5,6,7,8-tetrahydro-4-hydroxy-6-pteridinyl]methyl]amino]benzoyl]-L-glutamate
(1:1). The structural formula of leucovorin calcium is:







C20H21CaN7O7...........................................M.W.=511.51
Leucovorin Calcium Injection USP is a sterile, preservative-free solution indicated
for intramuscular (IM) or intravenous (IV) administration in a 50 mL single-dose
vial. Each mL contains leucovorin calcium equivalent to 10 mg Leucovorin, USP;
8 mg sodium chloride; sodium hydroxide and/or hydrochloric acid for pH adjustment
pH 7.8 (6.5 to 8.5).
There is 0.004 mEq of calcium per mg of leucovorin. Solution contains no bacteriostat
or antimicrobial agents.
Leucovorin Calcium for Injection is a sterile product indicated for intramuscular (IM) or intravenous (IV) administration and is supplied in 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg, and 350 mg vials.
Each 50 mg vial of Leucovorin Calcium for Injection, when reconstituted with
5 mL of sterile diluent, contains leucovorin (as the calcium salt) 10 mg/mL.
Each 100 mg vial of Leucovorin Calcium for Injection, when reconstituted with
10 mL of sterile diluent, contains leucovorin (as the calcium salt) 10 mg/mL.
Each 200 mg vial of Leucovorin Calcium for Injection, when reconstituted with
20 mL of sterile diluent, contains leucovorin (as the calcium salt) 10 mg/mL.
Each 350 mg vial of Leucovorin Calcium for Injection, when reconstituted with
17.5 mL of sterile diluent, contains leucovorin (as the calcium salt) 20 mg/mL.
In each dosage form, one milligram of leucovorin calcium contains 0.002 mmol of leucovorin and 0.002 mmol of calcium.
These lyophilized products contain no preservative. The inactive ingredient
is Sodium Chloride, USP, added to adjust tonicity. Reconstitute with Bacteriostatic
Water for Injection, USP, which contains benzyl alcohol (see WARNINGS),
or with Sterile Water for Injection, USP.Last reviewed on RxList: 2/24/2009




Leucovorin Calcium Injection Drug Description
LEUCOVORIN
Calcium Injection USP
LEUCOVORIN
Calcium for Injection
DRUG DESCRIPTION
Leucovorin is one of several active, chemically reduced derivatives of folic
acid. It is useful as an antidote to drugs which act as folic acid antagonists.
Also known as folinic acid, Citrovorum factor, or 5-formyl-5,6,7,8-tetrahydrofolic
acid, this compound has the chemical designation of Calcium N-[p-[[[(6RS)-2-
amino-5-formyl-5,6,7,8-tetrahydro-4-hydroxy-6-pteridinyl]methyl]amino]benzoyl]-L-glutamate
(1:1). The structural formula of leucovorin calcium is:







C20H21CaN7O7...........................................M.W.=511.51
Leucovorin Calcium Injection USP is a sterile, preservative-free solution indicated
for intramuscular (IM) or intravenous (IV) administration in a 50 mL single-dose
vial. Each mL contains leucovorin calcium equivalent to 10 mg Leucovorin, USP;
8 mg sodium chloride; sodium hydroxide and/or hydrochloric acid for pH adjustment
pH 7.8 (6.5 to 8.5).
There is 0.004 mEq of calcium per mg of leucovorin. Solution contains no bacteriostat
or antimicrobial agents.
Leucovorin Calcium for Injection is a sterile product indicated for intramuscular (IM) or intravenous (IV) administration and is supplied in 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg, and 350 mg vials.
Each 50 mg vial of Leucovorin Calcium for Injection, when reconstituted with
5 mL of sterile diluent, contains leucovorin (as the calcium salt) 10 mg/mL.
Each 100 mg vial of Leucovorin Calcium for Injection, when reconstituted with
10 mL of sterile diluent, contains leucovorin (as the calcium salt) 10 mg/mL.
Each 200 mg vial of Leucovorin Calcium for Injection, when reconstituted with
20 mL of sterile diluent, contains leucovorin (as the calcium salt) 10 mg/mL.
Each 350 mg vial of Leucovorin Calcium for Injection, when reconstituted with
17.5 mL of sterile diluent, contains leucovorin (as the calcium salt) 20 mg/mL.
In each dosage form, one milligram of leucovorin calcium contains 0.002 mmol of leucovorin and 0.002 mmol of calcium.
These lyophilized products contain no preservative. The inactive ingredient
is Sodium Chloride, USP, added to adjust tonicity. Reconstitute with Bacteriostatic
Water for Injection, USP, which contains benzyl alcohol (see WARNINGS),
or with Sterile Water for Injection, USP.Last reviewed on RxList: 2/24/2009




Leucovorin Calcium Injection Drug Description
LEUCOVORIN
Calcium Injection USP
LEUCOVORIN
Calcium for Injection
DRUG DESCRIPTION
Leucovorin is one of several active, chemically reduced derivatives of folic
acid. It is useful as an antidote to drugs which act as folic acid antagonists.
Also known as folinic acid, Citrovorum factor, or 5-formyl-5,6,7,8-tetrahydrofolic
acid, this compound has the chemical designation of Calcium N-[p-[[[(6RS)-2-
amino-5-formyl-5,6,7,8-tetrahydro-4-hydroxy-6-pteridinyl]methyl]amino]benzoyl]-L-glutamate
(1:1). The structural formula of leucovorin calcium is:







C20H21CaN7O7...........................................M.W.=511.51
Leucovorin Calcium Injection USP is a sterile, preservative-free solution indicated
for intramuscular (IM) or intravenous (IV) administration in a 50 mL single-dose
vial. Each mL contains leucovorin calcium equivalent to 10 mg Leucovorin, USP;
8 mg sodium chloride; sodium hydroxide and/or hydrochloric acid for pH adjustment
pH 7.8 (6.5 to 8.5).
There is 0.004 mEq of calcium per mg of leucovorin. Solution contains no bacteriostat
or antimicrobial agents.
Leucovorin Calcium for Injection is a sterile product indicated for intramuscular (IM) or intravenous (IV) administration and is supplied in 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg, and 350 mg vials.
Each 50 mg vial of Leucovorin Calcium for Injection, when reconstituted with
5 mL of sterile diluent, contains leucovorin (as the calcium salt) 10 mg/mL.
Each 100 mg vial of Leucovorin Calcium for Injection, when reconstituted with
10 mL of sterile diluent, contains leucovorin (as the calcium salt) 10 mg/mL.
Each 200 mg vial of Leucovorin Calcium for Injection, when reconstituted with
20 mL of sterile diluent, contains leucovorin (as the calcium salt) 10 mg/mL.
Each 350 mg vial of Leucovorin Calcium for Injection, when reconstituted with
17.5 mL of sterile diluent, contains leucovorin (as the calcium salt) 20 mg/mL.
In each dosage form, one milligram of leucovorin calcium contains 0.002 mmol of leucovorin and 0.002 mmol of calcium.
These lyophilized products contain no preservative. The inactive ingredient
is Sodium Chloride, USP, added to adjust tonicity. Reconstitute with Bacteriostatic
Water for Injection, USP, which contains benzyl alcohol (see WARNINGS),
or with Sterile Water for Injection, USP.Last reviewed on RxList: 2/24/2009





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