Ketek Medication - Uses & Side Effects
TELITHROMYCIN (Ketek™) is an antibiotic. Telithromycin kills certain bacteria or stops their growth. It treats lung, sinus, and throat infections. Telithromycin will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections. Generic telithromycin tablets are not yet available.
KETEK (KEE tek) is an antibiotic used to treat adults 18 years of age and older with certain respiratory (lung and sinus) infections caused by certain germs called bacteria. KETEK kills many of the types of bacteria that can infect the lungs and sinuses, and has been found to treat these infections safely and effectively in clinical trials. Ketek is a new type of antibiotic known as a ketolide.
Uses of Ketek
Side Effects of Ketek
Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe to continue using Ketek. Side effects may include:
Warnings and precautions before taking Ketek:
Drug Interaction :- When Ketek is taken together with certain other drugs, the effects of either could be increased, decrease, or altered. It is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Ketek with the following:
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine. Ketek is not expected to cause overdose symptoms.
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