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Curosurf 80 mg Injection

Prescription Required


Curosurf Injection side effects

  • 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 80 mg 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.

Curosurf Injection related warnings

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
No information is available on the use of Curosurf 80 mg Injection during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Not relevant, as Curosurf 80 mg Injection is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
There is limited information available on the use of Curosurf 80 mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Curosurf 80 mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Curosurf

My baby is 20 days old and returned from nicu today. She was diagnosed for resporatory distress syndrome at the time of birth and after 9 hours pneumothorax. She was on heavy ventilator and was treated for air filled in lungs outer layer. Still Her respiratory level reaches to 70 - 80. Can anyone pleaSe let me know is ot normal or i have to check my child with some gud child care and is this problem curable or what.
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello, please consult a good Neonatologist for complete evaluation and management advice.
Fiber and cold alrgic and asthama
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello, please start syp Montair LC 5 ml twice daily for next week. Also increase intake of fluids to drink.For fever control you can give syp paracetamol drops in weight appropriate doses. If any respiratory distress please get child evaluated by nearest pediatrician urgently.
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Q. What is Curosurf?

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.

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