Infectious Disease Book



Aka: Retapamulin, Altabax
  1. Indications
    1. Impetigo
  2. Class
    1. Pleuromutilin (derived from mushrooms)
  3. Mechanism
    1. Bacteriostatic activity
    2. Organisms covered
      1. Methicillin-Sensitive Staphylococcus Aureus
      2. Streptococcus Pyogenes
  4. Dosing
    1. Apply twice daily for 5 days
  5. Precautions
    1. Do not use on mucus membranes
    2. Not indicated in <9 months of age

retapamulin (C1703334)

Concepts Organic Chemical (T109) , Antibiotic (T195)
MSH C508887
SnomedCT 426825005, 427137002
English retapamulin, Retapamulin (product), Retapamulin, Retapamulin (substance), retapamulin (medication), RETAPAMULIN, retapamulin [Chemical/Ingredient]
Spanish retapamulina, retapamulin (producto), retapamulin, retapamulin (sustancia), retapamulina (sustancia), retapamulina (producto)
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

Altabax (C1872275)

Concepts Pharmacologic Substance (T121) , Organic Chemical (T109)
MSH C508887
English Altabax
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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