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Brand name: Survanta TM

Active ingredients: beractant

What it is used for

Prevention and treatment ("rescue") of Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS) (hyaline membrane disease) in premature infants.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Intratracheal
  • Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
  • Protect from Light
  • Shelf lifetime is 18 Months.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Off-white to light brown liquid.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

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For side effects, taking other medicines and more

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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