Active Ingredient(s): Telithromycin
FDA Approved: * April 1, 2004
Pharm Company: * SANOFI AVENTIS US
Category: Antibiotics

Telithromycin is the first ketolide antibiotic to enter clinical use and is sold under the brand name of Ketek. It is used to treat community acquired pneumonia of mild to moderate severity. After significant safety concerns, the US Food and Drug Administration sharply curtailed the approved uses of the drug in early 2007. Telithromycin is a semi-synthetic erythromycin derivative. It is created by substituting a ketogroup for the cladinose sugar and adding a carbamate ring in the lactone ring... [wikipedia]

* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.
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Dosage List

Ketek H3647;400
Ketek 400 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 0088-2225
Sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC
Ketek H3647;400
Ketek 400 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 54868-5171
Physicians Total Care, Inc.
Ketek 300 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 0088-2223
Sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC

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