ALTARGO 1% OINTMENT Description:
Retapamulin is an antibiotic that belongs to the class of medications called as pleuromutilins. It works by interfering with synthesis of essential proteins (protein synthesis) thereby stopping bacterial growth.
ALTARGO 1% OINTMENT is used in the treatment of bacterial skin infections.
This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.