Description and Brand Names
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US Brand Name
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: