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In the US, Beractant (beractant systemic) is a member of the drug class lung surfactants and is used to treat Respiratory Distress Syndrome.

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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Categories

Pulmonary surfactant

Treatment of neonatal respiratory distress syndrome

Chemical Names

A modified bovine lung extract containing mostly phospholipids, modified by te addition of dipalmitoylphosphatidylcholine (DPPC), palmitic acid and tripalmitin

A modified bovine lung extract containing mostly phospholipids, modified by the addition of dipalmitoyl-phosphatidylcholine (DPPC), palmitic acid and tripalmitin (BAN)

Foreign Name

  • Surfactant (Rind) (German)

Generic Names

  • Beractant (OS: USAN, BAN)
  • A-60386X (IS)
  • Bovine lung surfactant extract (IS)
  • Surfactant bovine (IS)
  • Surfactant TA (IS)
  • UNII-S866O45PIG (IS)

Brand Names

  • Alveofact
    Lyomark, Germany; Proximum, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Alveofact (pediatric)
    Biotoscana, Colombia; Gebro Pharma, Austria
  • BLES
    BLES, Canada
  • Curosurf (pediatric)
    Chiesi Farmaceutici S.p.A, Vietnam
  • Newfactan
    Yuhan, South Korea; Yuhan, Philippines
  • Surfacten (pediatric)
    Tanabe Mitsubishi Pharma, Japan
  • Survanta
    Abbott, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Abbott, Georgia; Abbott, Serbia; AbbVie, United Kingdom; AbbVie, Netherlands; AbbVie, Vietnam
  • Survanta (pediatric)
    Abbot, Lebanon; Abbott, Antigua & Barbuda; Abbott, Netherlands Antilles; Abbott, Aruba; Abbott, Barbados; Abbott, Bermuda; Abbott, Bahamas; Abbott, Ecuador; Abbott, Spain; Abbott, Greece; Abbott, Indonesia; Abbott, Jamaica; Abbott, Cayman Islands; Abbott, Saint Lucia; Abbott, Netherlands; Abbott, Oman; Abbott, Philippines; Abbott, Suriname; Abbott, Turks & Caicos Islands; Abbott, Trinidad & Tobago; Abbott, United States; Abbott, Saint Vincent & The Grenadines; Abbott, Venezuela; Abbott, Virgin Islands (British); Abbott, South Africa; Abbott Arzneimittel, Germany; Abbott Laboratories de Chile, Chile; AbbVie, Australia; AbbVie, Canada; AbbVie, Hong Kong; AbbVie, New Zealand; AbbVie, Thailand; AbbVie, Turkey; Abbvie Farmacéuticos, Mexico; AbbVie Polska, Poland
  • Survanta Intratracheal
    Abbott, Egypt


BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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