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What is lung surfactant .

Description
1. Replenish surfactant and restore surface activity to the lungs to prevent and treat respiratory dis-
tress syndrome.


. Administered to the newborn by the intratra-
cheal route.
B. Use: To prevent or treat respiratory distress syn-
drome in premature newborns

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