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What should I know about leucovorin before taking it?

Leucovorin can be used for treating tumors in female reproductive organs, cancer in the head, cancer in the neck, lymph system cancer and some cancers indigenous to the bones. It can also be used in conjunction with the drug fluorouracil to treat cancer in the bowels.

Women who are pregnant or might become pregnant, users with blood disorders, consumers taking other prescriptions and those with allergies to drugs, should inform their physician of these problems before taking leucovorin, since the medication could complicate existing conditions.

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