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Recovorin 50mg Injection

By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
5ml Injection
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Recovorin 50 MG Description

Recovorin Injection is used to neutralize the harmful effects of methotrexate, a cancer medicine. It contains calcium folinate as an active ingredient. It acts by protecting the healthy cells from the...
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ContainsCalcium Folinate(50.0 Mg)
UsesNeutralise toxicity of methotrexate
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, bone marrow failure
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Uses of Recovorin 50 MG

  • Recovorin Injection is used to treat neutralize the harmful effects of methotrexate (anticancer medicine).
  • It is used to treat folic acid deficiency anaemia caused due to various reasons.

Contraindications of Recovorin 50 MG

  • If you are allergic to calcium folinate or any other ingredient of Recovorin Injection.
  • If you have any kind of anaemia due to vitamin B12 deficiency.

Side effects of Recovorin 50 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Bone marrow failure
  • Inflammation of gut or mouth

Precautions and Warnings of Recovorin 50 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Recovorin Injection during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the use of the Recovorin during pregnancy. This medicine should not be used in pregnancy unless prescribed by the doctor after assessing the need.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Recovorin Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information about the use of the Recovorin during breastfeeding. This medicine should not be used in breastfeeding unless prescribed by the doctor after assessing the need.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Recovorin Injection?
A:
Recovorin does not affect the ability to drive.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Recovorin 50mg Injection?
A:
There is limited information about the effect of alcohol on Recovorin. Talk to your doctor if you consume it often.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have vitamin B12 deficiency anaemia.
  • You have a history of fits.
  • You are an elderly.
  • You are on any cancer treating medicine.

Mode of Action of Recovorin 50 MG

How Does It Work?

Recovorin is a calcium form of vitamin B. Methotrexate (anticancer medicine) will kill the cancer cells. This medicine will protect the healthy cell from getting damaged.

Directions for Use of Recovorin 50 MG

Recovorin Injection will be given to you in the hospital by your doctor or nurse. Do not self-inject this medicine.

Interactions of Recovorin 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Recovorin Injection works or Recovorin itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform the doctor of medicines, supplements or herbals you are taking or might take to avoid possible interaction.
  • Especially taking medicines such as antibiotics, medicine to treat a brain-related disorder or any other medicine that acts by inhibiting folic acid.

Storage and disposal of Recovorin 50 MG

  • Store Recovorin in a cool and dry place as recommended on the cartoon.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Recovorin 50 MG

Overdose

Recovorin Injection will be given to you by a doctor or nurse. Therefore, it is less likely to get an overdose of this medicine.

Missed a Dose

It is unlikely that the dose of Recovorin Injection will be missed if you are monitored in a healthcare set up. However, if you have missed any dose of this injection, inform your doctor or nurse imme...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How long does it take for Recovorin Injection to work?

A: Recovorin starts showing its action immediately after giving it. However, the duration may vary depending on the dose, severity, type of cancer and other cancer medicines used along with Recovorin Injection.

Q: What is the composition of Recovorin Injection?

A: Recovorin contains calcium folinate as the active ingredient. It is a calcium form of vitamin B or folic acid.
Product Details
Brand
RECOVORIN
Expires on or After
02/10/2022
Last Updated on: 22 Jun 2022 | 08:56 PM (IST)

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