Surfaxin

Active Ingredient(s): Lucinactant
FDA Approved: * March 6, 2012
Pharm Company: * DISCOVERY LABORATORIES INC
Category: Respiratory Failure

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Surfaxin Overview

Lucinactant (trade name Surfaxin) is a liquid medication used to treat infant respiratory distress syndrome.[1] It is a pulmonary surfactant for infants who lack enough natural surfactant in their lungs. Whereas earlier medicines of the class, such as beractant (Survanta & Beraksurf), calfactant (Infasurf), and poractant (Curosurf), are derived from animals, lucinactant is synthetic. It was approved for use in the United States by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucinactant

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Lucinactant
  • Suspension: 5.8ml, 8.5ml
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Surfaxin: (1 result)

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  • 68628-500 Surfaxin Endotracheal Suspension by Discovery Laboratories, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Lucinactant or a similar ingredient: (1 result)