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ALTABAX: Topical ointment

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What is this medicine?

RETAPAMULIN (RE te PAM ue lin) is an antibiotic. It is used on the skin to treat an infection known as impetigo.

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Drugs Related by Class to ALTABAX: Topical ointment
CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for ALTABAX: Topical ointment
Usage by Gender
58.72%
41.28%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
28.94%
11.49%
29.36%
30.21%
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