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SURFACT 108MG INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 5790 for 1 vial(s) (10 ML injection each)
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Composition for SURFACT

Colfosceril Palmitate(108 mg)

food interaction for SURFACT

alcohol interaction for SURFACT

pregnancy interaction for SURFACT

lactation interaction for SURFACT

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Surfact 108mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for SURFACT

Colfosceril Palmitate(108 mg)

Uses

Surfact 108mg injection is used for respiratory distress syndrome (immature lungs in preterm baby ).

How it works

Surfact 108mg injection is a natural lung surfactant called as dipalmitoyl phosphatidylcholine that lubricates the linings of the air spaces in lungs, thereby enabling normal breathing. It is effective in newborn babies who have difficulty in breathing due to lack of enough surfactant in their lungs.

Common side effects

Pulmonary alveolar hemorrhage, Endotracheal tube blockade

SUBSTITUTES for SURFACT

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Expert advice for SURFACT

  • Colfosceril palmitate should administered only by trained medical personnel and benefits versus risk should be carefully assessed before using it in infants weighing 500-700g.
  • The infants should be continuously monitored to avoid hyperoxaemia (due to rapid improvement in arterial oxygen concentration).

Frequently asked questions for SURFACT

Colfosceril Palmitate

Q.What is colfosceril palmitate?
Colfosceril palmitate is a natural lung surfactant called as dipalmitoyl phosphatidylcholine that lubricates the linings of the air spaces in lungs, thereby enabling normal breathing. It is effective in newborn babies who have difficulty in breathing due to lack of enough surfactant in their lungs.

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Content on this page was last updated on 27 January, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)