Calcium folinate is indicated:
- to diminish the toxicity and counteract the action of folic acid antagonists such as methotrexate in cytotoxic therapy and overdose in adults and children. In cytotoxic therapy, this procedure is commonly known as “calcium folinate rescue”.
- in combination with 5-fluorouracil for the treatment of metastasized colorectal carcinoma.
Calcium Folinate 50 mg
For All Ages
For intravenous and intramuscular administration only. In the case of intravenous administration, no more than 160 mg of calcium folinate should be injected per minute due to the calcium content of the solution.