Skin infections (topicals):

Recent Updates:

How supplied updated.

Indications for ALTABAX:

Topical treatment of impetigo due to Staphylococcus aureus (methicillin-susceptible isolates only) or Streptococcus pyogenes in patients ≥9 months of age.

Adults and Children:

<9 months: not recommended. ≥9 months: apply thin layer to affected area (up to 100cm2 in total area in adults or 2% total body surface area in children) twice daily for 5 days. May cover with bandage or gauze dressing. Reevaluate if no improvement in symptoms within 3–4 days after starting treatment.

Warnings/Precautions:

Not for intraoral, intranasal, ophthalmic, or intravaginal use. Discontinue if irritation or sensitization occurs. Prolonged use may result in superinfection. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers.

Pharmacologic Class:

Pleuromutilin.

Adverse Reactions:

Application site irritation.

How Supplied:

Oint—15g, 30g

Pricing for ALTABAX

15g of 1% tube of ointment (Qty: 1)
Appx. price $306
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