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    Colfosceril Palmitate

    Information about Colfosceril Palmitate

    Colfosceril palmitate uses

    Colfosceril Palmitate is used for respiratory distress syndrome.

    How colfosceril palmitate 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.
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    Common side effects of colfosceril palmitate

    Pulmonary alveolar hemorrhage, Endotracheal tube blockade

    Available Medicine for Colfosceril Palmitate

    • ₹5790
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      1 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Colfosceril Palmitate

    • 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 Colfosceril Palmitate

    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.

    Content on this page was last updated on 26 September, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)