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Medical Term:

leucovorin calcium

 

Definition: the calcium salt of leucovorin (folinic acid); used to counteract toxic effects of folic acid antagonists, for the treatment of megaloblastic anemias, and as an adjunct to cyanocobalamin in pernicious anemia.

Synonym(s): calcium folinate

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