The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
Retapamulin (Altabax) - A New Topical Antibiotic
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Retapamulin (re-tap'-a-mue'-lin; Altabax - Glaxo SmithKline) is a topical antibiotic recently approved by the FDA for treatment of bullous and non-bullous impetigo due to Streptococcus pyogenes and methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus. It is available as a 1% ointment by prescription only. ... more
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