Calcium levoleucovorin. Definition

Medical Definition: Calcium levoleucovorin

A drug used to reduce the toxic effects of substances that block the action of folic acid, especially the anticancer drug methotrexate. The levoleucovorin calcium is used to treat certain types of anemia and is used with fluorouracil to treat colorectal cancers. It is also being studied to treat other cancers and other conditions. The levoleucovorin calcium is a form of folic acid. A type of chemopreventive and a type of chemosensitizer. Also called citrovorum factor, leucovorin calcium, and Wellcovorin.

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