Altabax Topical Ointment 1pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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ALTABAX: Topical ointment (1%)

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ALTABAX 1% Top Oint
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ALTABAX 1% Top Oint

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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ALTABAX 1% Topical Ointment

NDC: 000075180
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Impetigo

Storage Information
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
ALTABAX 1% Topical Ointment

Reported Side Effects for ALTABAX 1% Topical Ointment

Allergic Skin Reaction Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Redness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Eczema Vaccinatum Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Fever Incidence:
1.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
1.2-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sore Throat Incidence:
1.2-1.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
1.4-1.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
1.5-1.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Skin Irritation Incidence:
1.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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