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Who should not receive beractant?

Beractant is a medication given to premature newborns to prevent and treat respiratory stress disorder (RDS). It is unlikely that any baby who should not get beractant will get it. This drug is delivered within minutes or hours of birth in a specialized setting such as a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).

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