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Folinic acid (Leucovorin)

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Also known as calcium folinate, calcium leucovorin, or citrovorum factor.
==General information==
Class/mechanism: Folic acid analog; counteracts the effects of folic acid antagonists such as methotrexate, which acts by inhibiting dihydrofolate reductase. Enhances the activity of [[Fluorouracil (5-FU)]] by inhibiting thymidylate synthase.<ref name="insert">[ Folinic acid (Leucovorin) package insert]</ref><ref>[ Folinic acid (Leucovorin) package insert (locally hosted backup)]</ref>
*[ Folinic acid (Leucovorin) patient drug information (Chemocare)]<ref>[ Folinic acid (Leucovorin) patient drug information (Chemocare)]</ref>
*[ Folinic acid (Leucovorin) patient drug information (UpToDate)]<ref>[ Folinic acid (Leucovorin) patient drug information (UpToDate)]</ref>
==Also known as==
Abic Leucovorin, AC.folinico GI, AI JIE Kang, Antrex, Asovorin, Biovorin, BO Sheng, Buateron, Calcifolin, Calcio Folinato, Calciumfolin, Calciumfolinat, Calciumfolinat-GRY, Calciumfolinat Ebewe, Calciumfolinat Hexal, Calciumfolinat Mayne, Calcium Folinato, Calcium Folint, Calcium Leucovorin, Calcium Leucovorn, Calcivoran, Calc Leucovorn, Calfolex, Calfolin, Calinat, Cehafolin, Citofolin, Citrovorum Factor, Claro, Cromatonbic Folinico, Dalisol, Degalin, Divifolin, Durofolin, Ecofol, Elvefocal, Emovis, Erbanfol, Estroquin, Fastovorin, Fauldleuco, Fayining, Fedolen, Ferbon, Folaren, Folaxin, Foliben, Folic Acid Roche, Foli Cell, Folidan, Folidar, Foliment, Folinac, Folinate Calcium, Folinate DE Calcium Aguettant, Folinate DE Calcium Dakota Pharm, Folinato, Folinato Calcico, Folinato Calcico Ferrer, Folinato DE Calcio, Folinfabra, Folinoral, Folinoxan, Folinvit, Foliplus, Folmigor, FU LI Neng, Ifavor, Isovorin, Kalciumfolinat Perivita, Kalsiumfolinat, Kunyrin, Lederfolat, Lederfolin, Lederfoline, Lederle Leucovorin, Ledervorin, Legifol, Leucocalcin, Leuconolver,Leucovorin, Leucovorina, Leucovorina Calcica, Leucovorina Calcica Teva, Leucovorina Calcico, Leucovorina Delta Farma, Leucovorina Filaxis, Leucovorina Raffo, Leucovorina Richet, Leucovorina Servycal, Leucovorin CA, Leucovorin Calcium, Leucovorin Calcium Farmos, Leucovorin Dabur, Leucovorine, Leucovorine Calcium, Leucovorin Lens, Leucovorin Teva, Leukovorin, Lovorin, Medicofolin, Medifolin, Medsavorina, Neofolin, Nyrin, O Folin, Osfolate, Osfolato, Perfolate, Prefolic, Prevax, Recovorin, Reotan, Rescuvolin, Resfolin, Ribofolin, Rontafor, Sanifolin, SHI Ming, Sodium Folinate, Tecnovorin, Tong AO, Tonofolin, Veravorin, Vorina, Wellcovorin, Zyofolin, Zytofolin
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