This is a summary of the European public assessment report (EPAR). It explains how the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) assessed the studies performed, to reach their recommendations on how to use the medicine.
If you need more information about your medical condition or your treatment, read the package leaflet (also part of the EPAR) or contact your doctor or pharmacist. If you want more information on the basis of the CHMP recommendations, read the scientific discussion (also part of the EPAR).
Altargo : EPAR - Summary for the public (PDF/39.96 KB)
First published: 06/11/2007
Last updated: 06/11/2007
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Glaxo Group Ltd
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08/11/2015 Altargo - EMEA/H/C/000757 - N/0030
- Annex I - Summary of product characteristics
- Annex IIA - Manufacturing-authorisation holder responsible for batch release
- Annex IIB - Conditions of the marketing authorisation
- Annex IIIA - Labelling
- Annex IIIB - Package leaflet
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Short term treatment of the following superficial skin infections:
- infected small lacerations, abrasions or sutured wounds.
See sections 4.4 and 5.1 for important information regarding the clinical activity of retapamulin against different types of Staphylococcus aureus.
Consideration should be given to official guidance on the appropriate use of antibacterial agents.