How it works
Common side effects
- 3 variant(s)
- 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.
Frequently asked questions
Q. What is poractant alfa?
Poractant alfa 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.