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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category


Chemical Names

(3aS,4R,5S,6S,8R,9R,9aR,10R)-[(1R,3s,5S)-8-Metyl-8-azabicyclo[3.2.1]octan-3-yl]sulfanyleβigsäure-6-etenyl-5-hydroxy-4,6,9,10-tetrametyl-1-oxodecahydro-3a,9-propancyclopenta[8]annulen-8-ylester (IUPAC)

(3aS,4R,5S,6S,8R,9R,9aR,10R)-6-Etenyl-5-hydroxy-4,6,9,10-tetrametyl-1-oxodecahydro-3a,9-propanocyclopenta[8]annulen-8-yl{[(1R,3s,5S)-8-metyl-8-azabicyclo[3.2.1]octan-3-yl]sulfanyl}acetate (WHO)

Acetic acid, (((3-exo)-8-metyl-8-azabicyclo(3.2.1)oct-3-yl)tio)-, (3aS,4R,5S,6S,8R,9R,9aR,10R)-6-etenyldecahydro-5-hydroxy-4,6,9,10-tetrametyl-1-oxo-3a,9-propano-3aH-cyclopentacycloocten-8-yl ester

Foreign Names

  • Retapamulinum (Latin)
  • Retapamulin (German)
  • Retapamuline (French)
  • Retapamulina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Retapamulin (OS: USAN, BAN)
  • SB-275833 (IS: GlaxoSmithKline)

Brand Names

  • Altabax
    GlaxoSmithKline, United States
  • Altargo
    Glaxo Group, Iceland; Glaxo Group, Lithuania; Glaxo Group, Poland; Glaxo Group, Romania; Glaxo Group Limited-GB, Italy; Glaxo Wellcome, Portugal; GlaxoSmithKline, Argentina; GlaxoSmithKline, Costa Rica; GlaxoSmithKline, Czech Republic; GlaxoSmithKline, Germany; GlaxoSmithKline, Denmark; GlaxoSmithKline, Dominican Republic; GlaxoSmithKline, Ecuador; GlaxoSmithKline, Greece; GlaxoSmithKline, Guatemala; GlaxoSmithKline, Honduras; GlaxoSmithKline, Hungary; GlaxoSmithKline, Mexico; GlaxoSmithKline, Malaysia; GlaxoSmithKline, Nicaragua; GlaxoSmithKline, Norway; GlaxoSmithKline, Panama; GlaxoSmithKline, Peru; GlaxoSmithKline, Philippines; GlaxoSmithKline, Sweden; GlaxoSmithKline, Slovakia; GlaxoSmithKline, El Salvador; GlaxoSmithKline UK, United Kingdom; Stiefel, Spain; Wellcome Limited, Bosnia & Herzegowina
  • Altargo 1%
    Glaxo Group, Cyprus; GlaxoSmithKline, Egypt
  • Legir
    Mediderm, Chile


BANBritish Approved Name
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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