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Altabax FDA Approval History

FDA Approved: Yes (First approved April 12, 2007)
Brand name: Altabax
Generic name: retapamulin
Dosage form: Ointment
Company: GlaxoSmithKline
Treatment for: Impetigo

Altabax (retapamulin) is a topical antibiotic indicated for the treatment of impetigo in adults and children aged 9 months and older.

Development timeline for Altabax

Apr 13, 2007Approval GSK Announces FDA Approval of Altabax (Retapamulin Ointment), 1%
Dec 22, 2006GSK Receives Approvable Letter for Topical Antibiotic, Altabax (retapamulin ointment), 1%
Feb 14, 2006GlaxoSmithKline's Topical Antibacterial Retapamulin Accepted for Review by The U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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