Foly Injection

Reduction of harmful effects of folic acid antagonists such as. Methotrexate, Trimethoprime etc.: The dose is usually one 15 mg tablet every 6 hours for 2 to 3 days.
Megaloblastic anemia: In the treatment of Megaloblastic anemia, the dose is one 15 mg tablet daily.
Adjunct to fluorouracil in colorectal cancer: 200 mg/m2 BSA by slow IV inj over at least 3 min followed by 370 mg/m2 fluorouracil by IV inj. Treatment is given for 5 consecutive days and repeated at intervals of 28 days for 2 courses. Subsequently, may repeat at 4-5 wkly intervals if the patient has recovered completely from the toxic effects of the prior treatment course.
Folate-deficient megaloblastic anaemia: Up to 1 mg/day.