Generic Name and Formulations:
Calfactant (as phospholipids 35mg/mL and 0.65mg proteins/mL); susp for intratracheal administration; preservative-free.
Indications for INFASURF:
Prevention and treatment of respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) in premature infants.
See literature. Give by intratracheal administration through an endotracheal tube. 3mL/kg birth weight per dose (as 2 aliquots of 1.5mL/kg each) every 12 hours for 3 doses.
Interrupt dosing if reflux of product into endotracheal tube, cyanosis, bradycardia, airway obstruction, hypoventilation, or endotracheal tube dislodgement occurs; treat; resume after stabilization. Monitor respiratory status and clinical condition frequently and carefully.
Cyanosis, airway obstruction, bradycardia, reflux of surfactant into endotracheal tube, requirement for mechanical ventilation, reintubation, others.
Single-use vials (6mL)—1
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