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Infasurf Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is calfactant (Infasurf)?
- What are the possible side effects of calfactant (Infasurf)?
- What is the most important information I should know about calfactant (Infasurf)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before receiving calfactant (Infasurf)?
- How is calfactant given (Infasurf)?
- What happens if a dose is missed (Infasurf)?
- What happens if an overdose is given (Infasurf)?
- What should be avoided after receiving calfactant (Infasurf)?
- What other drugs will affect calfactant (Infasurf)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if a dose is missed (Infasurf)?
Since calfactant is given as needed by a healthcare professional, it is not likely that your baby will miss a dose.
What happens if an overdose is given (Infasurf)?
Since calfactant is given in a controlled medical setting by a healthcare professional, an overdose is not likely to occur. However, an overdose of calfactant is not expected to produce life-threatening symptoms.
What should be avoided after receiving calfactant (Infasurf)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions in feeding, medications, or activity after your baby has been treated with calfactant.
What other drugs will affect calfactant (Infasurf)?
Your baby's caregivers will manage and monitor all medications given to your baby during treatment in the NICU. A drug interaction between calfactant and other medications is not expected to occur.
Do not give any medications to your baby that have not been prescribed by the baby's doctor. This includes vitamins, minerals, or herbal products.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about calfactant.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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