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What should I know about Curosurf?

Curosurf reduces the risk of death for premature infants from a breathing problem called respiratory distress syndrome (RDS). It begins working immediately to help a newborn's lungs work better. While Curosurf can help premature infants breathe more easily, it does not reduce the risk of death associated with other complications from premature birth. Curosurf is given to babies through a tube inserted in their airways.

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