Phospholipids Pharmacology


About Phospholipids
Mechanism of Action of Phospholipids
Endogenous pulmonary surfactant lowers surface tension on alveolar surfaces during respiration and stabilizes the alveoli against collapse at resting transpulmonary pressures. Deficiency of pulmonary surfactant causes Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS) in premature infants. phospholipids are surfactants and restores surface activity to the lungs of these infants.
Pharmacokinets of Phospholipids
Onset of Action for Phospholipids
Duration of Action for Phospholipids
Half Life of Phospholipids
Side Effects of Phospholipids
1.Transient bradycardia.
2.Oxygen desaturation.
3.Endotracheal tube reflux
7.Endotracheal tube blockage

Contra-indications of Phospholipids
Special Precautions while taking Phospholipids
1.Intended for intratracheal use only.
2.During the dosing procedure, transient episodes of bradycardia and decreased oxygen saturation have been reported. If these occur, stop the dosing procedure and initiate appropriate measures to alleviate the condition. After stabilization, resume the dosing procedure.
3.Rales and moist breath sounds can occur transiently after administration. Endotracheal suctioning or other remedial action is not necessary unless clear-cut signs of airway obstruction are present.
Pregnancy Related Information
Old Age Related Information
Breast Feeding Related Information
Children Related Information
Indications for Phospholipids
Indicated for prevention and treatment of Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS) (hyaline membrane disease) in premature infants. It significantly reduces the incidence of RDS, mortality due to RDS and air leak complications.
Interactions for Phospholipids
Typical Dosage for Phospholipids
100 mg of phospholipids/kg birth weigh
Schedule of Phospholipids
Storage Requirements for Phospholipids
Do not shake Store at 2? to 8?c protect from light.
Effects of Missed Dosage of Phospholipids
Effects of Overdose of Phospholipids
Overdosage has not been reported. Based on animal data, overdosage might result in acute airway obstruction. Treatment should be symptomatic and supportive.solution should be should be warmed by standing at room temperature for at least 20 minutes or warmed in the hand for at least 8 minutes before use.

Home Delivery for Phospholipids in Your City

Medicine India is just a publishing medium for medicine related information and does not provide services or sales of medicines including phospholipids.

However, we do publish a comprehensive directory of Pharmacies, Chemists and Druggists in cities all over India. You can use this directory to find the medicine stores in your city (or area) that provide home delivery services for phospholipids and other medicines and health products. Home delivery services for phospholipids may be free or they may cost you depending on the pharmacy and the minimum order requirements. It would be best to get this clarified while placing the order.

Please be aware that you should take phospholipids only if a doctor has recommended or prescribed it. Some or all pharmacies who provide a home delivery service for medicines might insist on a prescription for phospholipids before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for phospholipids with the pharmacy.

Phospholipids is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for phospholipids might be better known than phospholipids itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have phospholipids in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for phospholipids.