Curosurf OverviewPulmonary surfactant is a surface-active lipoprotein complex (phospholipoprotein) formed by type II alveolar cells. The proteins and lipids that make up the surfactant have both hydrophilic and hydrophobic regions. By adsorbing to the air-water interface of alveoli, with hydrophilic head groups in the water and the hydrophobic tails facing towards the air, the main lipid component of surfactant, dipalmitoylphosphatidylcholine (DPPC), reduces surface tension. As a medication, pulmonary surfact...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:
- Suspension: 80mg/ml
NDC Database Records for Curosurf: (2 results)Sorted by National Drug Code
- 10122-510 Curosurf 80 mg/ml Endotracheal Suspension by Cornerstone Therapeutics Inc.
- 63182-180 Curosurf 80 mg/ml Endotracheal Suspension by Chiesi Farmaceutici S.p.a.