additional warnings about adverse reactions with Ketek (telithromycin)

  Health Canada is giving additional warnings about adverse reactions with Ketek (telithromycin).

  Since Ketek is a ketolide antibiotic similar to macrolides, it's used to treat community-acquired pneumonia and chronic bronchitis flare-ups.

  It's also an alternative to penicillin or erythromycin for tonsillitis or pharyngitis.

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