NDC Package 0143-9553-01 Leucovorin Calcium

Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, For Solution Intramuscular; Intravenous - View Billable Units, 11-Digit Format, RxNorm

Package Information

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NDC Package Code:
0143-9553-01
Package Description:
1 VIAL in 1 BOX, UNIT-DOSE / 20 mL in 1 VIAL
Product Code:
Proprietary Name:
Leucovorin Calcium
Non-Proprietary Name:
Leucovorin Calcium
Substance Name:
Leucovorin Calcium
Usage Information:
This medication is used to treat or prevent serious blood cell disorders (such as thrombocytopenia, neutropenia, anemia) caused by certain drugs (folic acid antagonists such as methotrexate, trimethoprim, pyrimethamine). It may also be used with a certain cancer drug (5-fluorouracil) to treat patients with colon cancer. Leucovorin may also be used to treat a certain type of anemia (due to folic acid deficiency) when folic acid cannot be taken by mouth.
11-Digit NDC Billing Format:
00143955301
Billing Unit:
EA - Billing unit of "each" is used when the product is dispensed in discreet units.
NDC to RxNorm Crosswalk:
1 EA
NDC to RxNorm Crosswalk:
  • RxCUI: 1803930 - leucovorin 50 MG Injection
  • RxCUI: 1803930 - leucovorin (as leucovorin calcium) 50 MG Injection
  • RxCUI: 1803932 - leucovorin 100 MG Injection
  • RxCUI: 1803932 - leucovorin (as leucovorin calcium) 100 MG Injection
  • RxCUI: 1803937 - leucovorin 200 MG Injection
  • Product Type:
    Human Prescription Drug
    Labeler Name:
    Hikma Pharmaceuticals Usa Inc.
    Dosage Form:
    Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, For Solution - A dosage form intended for the solution prepared by lyophilization ("freeze drying"), a process which involves the removal of water from products in the frozen state at extremely low pressures; this is intended for subsequent addition of liquid to create a solution that conforms in all respects to the requirements for Injections.
    Administration Route(s):
  • Intramuscular - Administration within a muscle.
  • Intravenous - Administration within or into a vein or veins.
  • Active Ingredient(s):
    Sample Package:
    No
    FDA Application Number:
    ANDA040056
    Marketing Category:
    ANDA - A product marketed under an approved Abbreviated New Drug Application.
    Start Marketing Date:
    05-23-1995
    Listing Expiration Date:
    12-31-2024
    Exclude Flag:
    N
    Code Structure:

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is NDC 0143-9553-01?

    The NDC Packaged Code 0143-9553-01 is assigned to a package of 1 vial in 1 box, unit-dose / 20 ml in 1 vial of Leucovorin Calcium, a human prescription drug labeled by Hikma Pharmaceuticals Usa Inc.. The product's dosage form is injection, powder, lyophilized, for solution and is administered via intramuscular; intravenous form.This product is billed for "EA" each discreet unit and contains an estimated amount of 1 billable units per package.

    Is NDC 0143-9553 included in the NDC Directory?

    Yes, Leucovorin Calcium with product code 0143-9553 is active and included in the NDC Directory. The product was first marketed by Hikma Pharmaceuticals Usa Inc. on May 23, 1995 and its listing in the NDC Directory is set to expire on December 31, 2024 if the product is not updated or renewed by the manufacturer.

    What is the NDC billing unit for package 0143-9553-01?

    The contents of this package are billed per "each", products billed on a per each basis are usually products dispensed in discreet units. The calculated billable units for this package is 1.

    What is the 11-digit format for NDC 0143-9553-01?

    The 11-digit format is 00143955301. The 11-digit billing format might be required by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and other payers in billing claim forms.

    This package code is originally configured in a 4-4-2 segment 10-digit format and by adding a zero within the original NDC package code we can obtain the converted 11-digit format in a 5-4-2 segment configuration. The table below shows the 11-digit code conversion:

    10-Digit Format10-Digit Original Code11-Digit Format11-Digit Code
    4-4-20143-9553-015-4-200143-9553-01