HOMEPRODUCTSSERVICESCOMPANYCONTACTFAQResearchDictionaryPharmaMobileSign Up FREE or Login

telithromycin (Ketek)

a ketolide; semisynthetic derivative of erythromycin with cycling of the C11-12 positions to form a carbamate ring to avoid acquired resistance to macrolides; binds 70S bacterial rRNA, specifically to the 23S part (23S RIBOSOMAL RNA), preventing protein synthesis;
Also Known As:
Ketek; Aventis brand of telithromycin; HMR 3647; HMR-3647; HMR3647; RU 66647; RU-66647
Networked: 249 relevant articles (51 outcomes, 50 trials/studies)

Relationship Network

Drug Context: Research Results

Experts

1. Rangaraju, M: 10 articles (04/2006 - 01/2001)
2. Nusrat, Roomi: 9 articles (03/2006 - 05/2004)
3. Leroy, B: 8 articles (04/2005 - 01/2001)
4. Carbon, C: 6 articles (04/2006 - 12/2000)
5. Farrell, David J: 5 articles (03/2009 - 08/2004)
6. Kohno, Shigeru: 5 articles (03/2008 - 04/2003)
7. Tellier, Guy: 5 articles (09/2005 - 08/2003)
8. Zhanel, George G: 4 articles (07/2009 - 01/2002)
9. Brown, Steven D: 4 articles (01/2008 - 04/2004)
10. Tellier, G: 4 articles (04/2006 - 03/2005)

Related Diseases

1. Pneumonia (Pneumonitis)
2. Respiratory Tract Infections (Respiratory Tract Infection)
3. Infection
4. Chronic Bronchitis
5. Maxillary Sinusitis

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. telithromycin (Ketek)
2. Clarithromycin (Biaxin)
3. Erythromycin (Erycette)
4. Penicillins (Penicillin)
5. Amoxicillin (Wymox)
6. Azithromycin (Zithromax)
7. Macrolides
8. Ketolides
9. Clavulanic Acid (Potassium Clavulanate)
10. cefuroxime axetil (Ceftin)

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Oral Administration
2. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)
3. Catheters
4. Stents