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Curosurf Side Effects

Generic Name: poractant

Note: This page contains information about the side effects of poractant. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Curosurf.

Not all side effects for Curosurf may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

For the Consumer

Applies to poractant: intratracheal suspension

Side effects include:

Transient bradycardia, hypotension, endotracheal tube blockage, decreased oxygen saturation.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to poractant: intratracheal suspension


Cardiovascular side effects have included bradycardia and hypotension.[Ref]


Respiratory side effects have included oxygen desaturation.[Ref]


Endotracheal tube blockage is a transient side effect that has been associated with poractant (the active ingredient contained in Curosurf) use.[Ref]


1. "Product Information. Curosurf (poractant)" Dey Laboratories, Napa, CA.

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