Ketek – also known as Telithromycin – is an antibiotic medication meant to treat upper respiratory infections such as streptococcus, sinusitis, community acquire pneumonia and bronchitis. Ketek has been on the market since 2004 in the United States. In the past two years, studies have surfaced that bring the Ketek’s safety into question. There have been 18 deaths and over 100 cases of liver damage reported in Ketek patients. Click here to read more about the side effects of Ketek.
A public safety advisory was issued in 2006 to warn Ketek patients of the risk associated with the drug’s use. However, the FDA has not issued a Ketek recall at this time. Controversy continues to unfold regarding Ketek clinical trials and fraudulent studies. In the meantime, patients across the United States have experienced adverse medical events related to the use of the drug and many have filed Ketek lawsuits.
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