Folate analogues are used to treat colon cancer, folate deficiency, and anemia by protecting healthy cells in the body and by increasing levels of folate.

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Prices for Popular Folate Analogues

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
folic acid
6
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FOLIC ACID is a water-soluble, B complex vitamin. It is in many foods like liver, kidneys, yeast, and leafy, green vegetables. It is used to treat megaloblastic anemia and anemia from poor diet in pregnant women, babies, and children.
l-methylfolate
93
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LEVOMEFOLATE is a medical food. It is used together with medicines to manage depression and schizophrenia.
leucovorin
9
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LEUCOVORIN is used to prevent or to treat the harmful effects of some medicines.
Falessa
101
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ETHINYL ESTRADIOL; LEVONORGESTREL is an oral contraceptive (birth control pill). This medicine combines two types of female hormones, an estrogen and a progestin. It is used to prevent ovulation and pregnancy. This product also has levomefolate (lee voe ME FOE late), a B vitamin supplement that provides folic acid.
Fusilev
(levoleucovorin)
1,245
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LEVOLEUCOVORIN is used to prevent or treat the harmful effects of some chemotherapy medicines like methotrexate. It is also used with 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) to treat colon cancer.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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