What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Calcium Folinate Vial to Children or the Elderly?

If you are PREGNANT

  • Only When Necessary:

If you are NURSING

  • No Known Risk: ACTIVE METABOLITE OF FOLIC ACID

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Elderly at increased risk of severe gastrointestinal toxicity in combination with 5-FU.

Giving Calcium Folinate Vial to a child under 12

  • management or monitoring precaution: May increase possibility of seizures in children on hydantoins.

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