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What does LV stand for?

LV stands for Leucovorin

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TM)] today announced the expansion of its previous nationwide voluntary recall for Leucovorin Calcium Liquid Injection: Product Description NDC Package Size Lot#/Expiration Date First Ship Date Last Ship Date Leucovorin Calcium Injection, 500mg SDV Bedford Label 55390-009-01 1 pack 2017619 - 11/30/2012 2017621 - 01/31/2013 2038375 - 03/31/2013 2065418 - 06/30/2013 2067176 - 06/30/2013 2067177 - 06/30/2013 12/13/2010 02/23/2011 06/13/2011 08/02/2011 09/02/2011 12/19/2011 02/14/2011 05/26/2011 08/17/2011 09/06/2011 12/19/2011 12/28/2011 Leucovorin Calcium Injection, 500mg SDV NOVA PLUS[sup.
Capecitabine, an orally administered prodrug that is converted to the active cytotoxic agent 5-FU, was studied as postoperative therapy in patients with stage III colon cancer in the X-ACT trial: 1987 patients were randomly assigned to receive 5-FU plus leucovorin administered intravenously for 6 months or capecitabine administered orally for 6 months.
Oral capecitabine was associated with equivalent disease-free survival but greater safety than intravenous bolus fluorouracil plus leucovorin as an adjuvant treatment for stage III colon cancer, reported Chris Twelves, M.
Although drugs against the infection are already available, researchers have considered trimetrexate a less toxic or more effective alternative if used in conjunction with leucovorin.
In the adjuvant setting, patients with stage III colon cancer (tumor-node-metastasis T1-3, N1-2 [any lymph node involvement], M0) should receive oxaliplatin with 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) and leucovorin (the FOLFOX regimen); or capecitabine (Xeloda); or 5-FU and leucovorin without oxaliplatin, Paul Engstrom, M.
The following Abstract was inadvertently omitted from the December 2001 issue of the Journal, in which appeared the abstracts of the poster presentations from SMA's 95th Annual Scientific Assembly: Neutropenic Enterocolitis in an Adult Patient With Colon Carcinoma After Receiving 5-Fluorouracil and Leucovorin.