Poractant alfa (By injection)
Poractant Alfa (por-AK-tant AL-fa)
Prevents and treats certain lung problems in premature infants.
CurosurfThere may be other brand names for this medicine.
When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:Your doctor will tell you when your child should not receive this medicine.
How to Use This Medicine:
- A nurse or other trained health professional will give this medicine to your child in the hospital.
Drugs and Foods to Avoid:
Warnings While Using This Medicine:
- Your child's doctor will decide if there is any reason your child should not use this medicine.
Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:
Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
- Bluish lips or slow heartbeat
- Trouble breathing
If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor
Last Updated: 3/4/2018