Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

US Brand Name

  1. Surfaxin


Lucinactant injection is used to prevent respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) in premature infants at risk for RDS. RDS is a breathing or lung problem which is more common in premature infants because their lungs are not making enough surfactant. Surfactant is a liquid produced naturally in the lungs that helps an infant breathe air normally.

This medicine is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of a doctor.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Suspension