leucovorin

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leucovorin

n leucovorina, ácido folínico
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He had surgery, an extensive colectomy and was treated with chemotherapy (Gemzar[R], 5FU and leukovorin) for 52 weeks!
* Recommended Dosage: Eloxatin and leukovorin usually infused over 2 hours in a clinic, followed by 5-FU infused via pump over 48 hours on an outpatient basis.
Patients with AZT-induced anemia can be treated with blood transfusions or recombinant erythropoietin.[94] Patients with neutropenia (absolute neutrophil count [<750/mm.sup.3] can be managed with occasional drug holidays, reduction of AZT dosage to 100 mg three times per day,[95] the addition of folate or leukovorin (to counter the antifolate effects of the sulfa drugs), or administration of recombinant granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor or granulocyte colony-stimulating factor.[96,97] Many of these patients need more specialized care and may be best managed either in consultation with, or referral to, an infectious diseases physician.