Substitutes for Curosurf
No substitutes found for this medicine
Medicine Overview of Curosurf Injection
Uses of Curosurf Injection
Curosurf 120mg Injection is used for respiratory distress syndrome.
Side effects of Curosurf Injection
Pnemothorax (accumulation of air or gas in the chest or pleural space), Brain haemorrhage, Chronic lung disease, Decreased oxygen level in blood, Infection.
How to use Curosurf Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Curosurf Injection works
Curosurf 120mg injection is the surfactant given to premature babies to protect their lungs. The surfactant is a fatty substance that coats the inside or lining of the air sacs in the lungs. This coating prevents the air sacs from collapsing and sticking together when air leaves the lungs. The surfactant is produced by babies only after the 8th month of pregnancy.
In Depth Information on Curosurf Injection
Expert advice for Curosurf Injection
- Before starting poractant alfa treatment, infants should be treated for anemia, low blood pressure, chills, low blood sugar levels, acidosis.
- Tell the doctor or dentist that your child takes poractant alfa before your child receives any medical or dental care, emergency care, or surgery.
- Your child should be closely monitored for any signs of infection while receiving poractant alfa treatment.
Special precautions for Curosurf 120mg Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Curosurf 120mg Injection should be used with caution during+more
lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body....
It is not known whether Curosurf 120mg Injection alters the+more
ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react....
Curosurf 120mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kid+more
ney disease. No dose adjustment of Curosurf 120mg Injection is recommended....
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Frequently asked questions for Curosurf 120mg Injection
Frequently asked questions for Poractant Alfa
Curosurf is a natural lung surfactant that lubricates the linings of the air spaces in lungs and prevents them from sticking together. It is effective in babies who have difficulty in breathing due to lack of enough surfactant in their lungs.