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3.5 Respiratory stimulants and pulmonary surfactants

3.5.1 Respiratory Stimulants

Caffeine citrate injection - for apnoea of prematurity in neonates (injection may be given orally)
Doxapram Hydrochloride IV

Note: When prescribing, all doses of caffeine should be expressed as caffeine citrate - see Drug Safety Update

3.5.2 Pulmonary Surfactants

Beractant IV


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