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Survanta Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is beractant (Survanta)?
- What are the possible side effects of beractant (Survanta)?
- What is the most important information I should know about beractant (Survanta)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before my child receives beractant (Survanta)?
- How is beractant given (Survanta)?
- What happens if my child misses a dose (Survanta)?
- What happens if my child receives an overdose (Survanta)?
- What should be avoided after my child receives beractant (Survanta)?
- What other drugs will affect beractant (Survanta)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if my child misses a dose (Survanta)?
Since beractant is given as needed by a healthcare professional, it is not likely that your baby will miss a dose.
What happens if my child receives an overdose (Survanta)?
Since beractant is given in a controlled medical setting by a healthcare professional, an overdose is not likely to occur. However, an overdose of beractant is not expected to produce life-threatening symptoms.
What should be avoided after my child receives beractant (Survanta)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions in feeding, medications, or activity after your baby has been treated with beractant.
What other drugs will affect beractant (Survanta)?
Your baby's caregivers will manage and monitor all medications given to your baby during treatment in the NICU. A drug interaction between beractant 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 beractant.
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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