is also used as a rescue drug after high-dose methotrexate therapy in osteosarcoma, in the treatment of megaloblastic anemia due to folic acid deficiency when oral therapy is not feasible, and in combination with 5-fluorouracil to prolong survival in the palliative treatment of patients with advanced colorectal cancer.
(111) See Current Drug Shortages L-N: Leucovorin Calcium
Lyophilized Powder for Injection, U.S.
Pharmaceutical company Sagent Pharmaceuticals Inc (NasdaqGM:SGNT) said on Monday that it has introduced Leucovorin Calcium
for Injection in four latex-free and preservative-free vial presentations.
Speciality most frequently Drug Name billing for drug Average AWP * Docetaxel oncology $313.51 Irinotecan oncology $141.32 Leucovorin calcium
oncology $18.44 Ondansetron HCI, injection oncology $6.41 Average Widely available discount from AWP Drug Name (Percentage) ** Docetaxel 22.0 Irinotecan 22.9 Leucovorin calcium
85.6 Ondansetron HCI, injection 12.8 * Average of the average wholesale price of each National Drug Code for that product adjusted to the dosage defined by the Health Care Financing Administration common procedure coding system.
M2 PHARMA-October 30, 2012-Sagent Pharmaceuticals Inc unveils Leucovorin Calcium
for Injection(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS