Surfact 108mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Respiratory distress syndrome (immature lungs in preterm baby)
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10 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Surfact Injection

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Uses of Surfact Injection

Surfact 108mg Injection is used for respiratory distress syndrome.
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Side effects of Surfact Injection

Common

Pulmonary alveolar hemorrhage, Endotracheal tube blockade.

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How to use Surfact Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Surfact Injection works

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..

In Depth Information on Surfact Injection

Expert advice for Surfact Injection

  • 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).
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Warnings
Special precautions for Surfact 108mg Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Surfact 108mg Inje
ction during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
It is not known whether Surfact 108mg Injection alters the a
bility to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Surfact
108mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Surfact
108mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Surfact 108mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Colfosceril Palmitate

Surfact 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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