Calcium folinate

Citrovorum factor Folinic acid Leucovorin

Description

Calcium folinate is an active metabolite of folinic acid and essential coenzyme for nucleic acid synthesis in cytotoxic therapy. Calcium folinate is frequently used to diminish the toxicity and counteract the action of folate antagonists, such as methotrexate.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Calcium folinate
V Various → V03 All other therapeutic products → V03A All other therapeutic products → V03AF Detoxifying agents for antineoplastic treatment

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