Zainab Mustafa Mahdi

College of Pharmacy, University of Tikrit, Salahaldeen, Iraq


  • Research Article   
    Estimated doses of folinic acid after methotrexate high dose in hematologic malignancies
    Author(s): Zainab Mustafa Mahdi*

    Folinic acid is a metabolically active reduced form of folate that bypasses dihydrofolate reductase. Folate supplementation indications include the prevention of several diseases such as ulcerative colitis, neural tube defects, and cognitive dysfunction in the elderly. As a derivative of folic acid, folinic acid is useful as an antidote to folic acid antagonists (i.e., methotrexate, pyrimethamine). Folinic acid may be administered to counteract the potential toxicity of methotrexate that escapes into the systemic circulation. A clinical prospective follow up study conducted in Baghdad Hematology center of Medical city during the period from 1st of November, 2018 to 20th of April, 2019on sample of 53 Iraqi patients with hematological malignancy. The diagnosis of acute lymphoblastic leukemia or non-Hodgkin's lymphoma was done by the physicians through proper investigations. The Meth.. Read More»

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    Submitted PhD thesis in Biotechnology at GITAM University, Vizag.

  • Yousef Alomi

    Yousef Alomi
    The Past Head, General Administration of Pharmaceutical Care at Ministry of Health,
    Saudi Arabia Critical Care/TPN
    Clinical Pharmacist Ministry of Health,
    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

  • Osamu Tanaka

    Osamu Tanaka
    Assistant Professor,
    Department of Radiation Oncology
    Asahi University Hospital
    Gifu city, Gifu, Japan

  • Maher Abdel Fattah Al-Shayeb

    Department of Surgical Sciences, Ajman University, UAE

  • Andrzej Zdziennicki

    Institute of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Medical University of Lodz, I Clinic of Gynecology and Gynecological Oncology (Lodz, Poland)

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