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Ketek Brand Names Mixture

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Ketek Synthesis Reference

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Ketek Molecular Weight

812.004 g/mol

Ketek Melting Point

176-188 oC

Ketek H2O Solubility

300 mg/L

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Ketek Indication

For the treatment of Pneumococcal infection, acute sinusitis, acute bacterial tonsillitis, acute bronchitis and bronchiolitis, lower respiratory tract infection and lobar (pneumococcal) pneumonia.

Ketek Pharmacology

Telithromycin is a macrolide antibiotic which has an antimicrobial spectrum similar or slightly wider to that of penicillin, and is often used for people who have an allergy to penicillins. For respiratory tract infections, it has better coverage of atypical organisms, including mycoplasma. It is also used to treat outbreaks of chlamydia, syphilis, and gonorrhea. Telithromycin prevents bacteria from growing, by interfering with their protein synthesis. Telithromycin binds to the subunit 50S of the bacterial ribosome, and thus inhibits the translocation of peptides.

Ketek Absorption

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Ketek side effects and Toxicity

LD50>2000 mg/kg (PO in rats)

Ketek Patient Information


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Ketek Organisms Affected

Enteric bacteria and other eubacteria