What is Ketek?
Ketek (telithromycin) is a prescription antibiotic drug made by Aventis Pharmaceuticals indicated for the treatment of pneumonia, throat and sinus infections and chronic bronchitis, as well as serious or multi-drug resistant infections. Approved by the FDA in 2004, Ketek is in a class of drugs called ketolide antibiotics used to treat adults 18 years of age and older with certain respiratory (lung and sinus) infections caused by various bacteria.
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Additional Ketek Articles
- Are there side effects associated with Ketek use?
- Has the FDA issued any warnings about Ketek?
- Has the FDA issued a Ketek Recall?
- What actions were taken by the FDA after Ketek was linked to severe liver complications?
- What is pharmaceutical product liability?
- If I have been taking a drug that was not prescribed by a physician, do I still have a legal recourse for injuries suffered from these drugs?
- Does my doctor need to inform me of all options when it comes to prescription drugs and medical devices?
- Can I file a lawsuit if I have been injured as the result of taking Ketek?