Lung surfactants/mucolytics:

Indications for: CUROSURF

Treatment ("rescue") of respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) in premature infants.

Adult Dosage:

Not applicable.

Children Dosage:

See full labeling. Give by intratracheal administration through an endotracheal tube. Each dose should be administered as 2 aliquots. Initial dose of 2.5mL/kg birth weight; may give 2 more doses of 1.25mL/kg birth weight at 12-hour intervals.

CUROSURF Warnings/Precautions:

Should only be administered by trained and experienced personnel in the care, resuscitation, and stabilization of pre-term infants. Perform frequent assessments so that oxygen and ventilatory support can be adjusted to respond to respiratory changes.

CUROSURF Classification:

Lung surfactant.

Adverse Reactions:

Bradycardia, hypotension, endotracheal tube blockage, oxygen desaturation.

Generic Drug Availability:

NO

How Supplied:

Single-use vials (1.5mL, 3mL)—1