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What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

What is LEVOleucovorin?

(lee voe loo koe VOR in)

• This medicine is used with methotrexate to prevent side effects.

• This medicine may decrease the side effects of certain medicines.

• This medicine is used with fluorouracil to increase activity against colorectal cancer.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Nausea or vomiting. Small frequent meals, frequent mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help.

• Mouth irritation.

• Allergic reactions can rarely occur.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison control center or emergency department immediately.

• Signs of a life-threatening reaction. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad...