beractant

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beractant

 [ber-ak´tant]
a substance obtained from bovine lungs, containing mostly phospholipids; it mimics the action of human pulmonary surfactant and is used in prevention and treatment of respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn. Administered by endotracheal intubation.

beractant

/ber·ac·tant/ (ber-ak´tant) a modified bovine lung extract that mimics the action of pulmonary surfactant, used in the prevention and treatment of respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn.

beractant

[ber-ak′tant]
a substance obtained from bovine lungs, containing mostly phospholipids. It mimics the action of human pulmonary surfactant and is used in prevention and treatment of respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn. Administered by endotracheal intubation.

beractant

A SURFACTANT drug used in the treatment of the RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME. A brand name is Survanta.
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The Company's products and therapeutics include Thyroid, Diabetes and Urology products includes Hytrin, Obimet, Thyrocab, Thyrocal D3 and Thyronorm; Pain Management products includes Brufen, Brugel and Bruspaz; Vitamins, include Multi- Vitamins combinations for diverse patient population; Anti-infectives products include portfolio comprises of various Antibiotics; Anaesthesia products includes Sevorane for induction and maintenance of general anaesthesia in adult and paediatric patients, for in-patient an outpatient surgery; Neonatology products includes Survanta and Others, include Allergy, Anti Coagulant, Cardiology, Immunology and Virology.
A statistically significant difference was found between the study and control groups in terms of usage of Curosurf and Survanta (p=0.
He was electively intubated, administered one dose of Survanta, and transferred to the neonatal ICU, where conventional mechanical ventilation(CMV) was initiated.
The independent analysis, which was published in the eFirst Pages section of the Pediatrics website, was aimed at comparing the efficacy of CUROSURF versus Survanta (beractant) and Infasurf (calfactant) with respect to clinical outcomes among preterm infants with RDS.
La distribucion del uso de los surfactantes en la poblacion fue la siguiente: 26 pacientes fueron tratados con Curosurf en presentaciones de 1,5 o 3 ml, 39 con survanta en presentaciones de 4 u 8 ml y 14 pacientes recibieron infarsurf en presentaciones de 3 o 6 ml.
Survanta (beractant) is derived from minced bovine lung extracts with DPPC added to the preparation.
Four large (several hundred in each group), prospective randomized clinical trials comparing Exosurf (synthetic, no apoproteins) to Survanta (beractant) and to Infasurf (calfactant) have been conducted.
A mixture of vernix and saline was compared to a mixture of vernix and Survanta (a bovine lung surfactant), which caused a dramatic drop in viscosity.
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Products available in the United States include Exosurf, a synthetic product, and Survanta, which is derived from cows' lungs.
Overall, CUROSURF treatment for RDS was associated with a significantly reduced likelihood of death compared to Infasurf, and a trend toward reduced mortality when compared with Survanta.
In Turkey, only Survanta and Curosurf which are natural surfactant preparations are available.