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Telithromycin

Popular Brands: : Ketek, Telithromycin
Official FDA Reports15,792
Social Media Events50
Total Posts195
Avg. Review Score2.56/ 5
Active Ingredients
  • Telithromycin
Approved Uses *

* Extracted from Drug Label

Brands and Other Names
Manufacturers
  • Sanofi Aventis Us Llc

  This report is for all products sharing this active ingredient. For more details, please use our Workbench for research on individual brands like Ketek.

* Extracted from FDA Adverse Event Report

Explanation

The quarterly trend chart illustrates changing levels of adverse events over time. Results from both the FDA Adverse Event Database (FAERS) and adverse events extracted from social media by Druginformer are plotted side-by-side for easy comparison.


The proportion of people completing user reviews who complained about a side effect.

The proportion of social media adverse event complaints for each adverse event type.

The proportion of FAERS (FDA) adverse event complaints for each adverse event type.


Telithromycin Side Effects

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Side Effect On Drug
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Alarm
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Alarm

* DrugInformer calculates alarm using a proprietary algorithm. Alarm should not be taken as an ofiicial signal from the FDA or other regulatory entity.


User Voices

The following are comments from users that experienced side effects while taking Telithromycin

Palpitations

Side Effects: Severe Palpitations with Abnormal Heart Rhythm (AFIB) started an hour after taking the second dose. stayed on for 24 hours (the half life of the drug) until the concentration in the blo...


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Heart Rate Abnormal

Side Effects: Severe Palpitations with Abnormal Heart Rhythm (AFIB) started an hour after taking the second dose. stayed on for 24 hours (the half life of the drug) until the concentration in the blo...


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Disturbance In Attention

... Effects: Severe Palpitations with Abnormal Heart Rhythm (AFIB) started an hour after taking the second dose. stayed on for 24 hours (the half life of the drug) until the concentration in the blood wa...


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Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Palpitations, Disturbance in attention, Heart rate abnormal

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on May 12, 2010 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Severe Palpitations with Abnormal Heart Rhythm (AFIB) started an hour after taking the second dose. stayed on for 24 hours (the half life of the drug) until the concentration in the blo...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Dizziness, Nausea, Food poisoning, Diarrhoea

Posted By Maria L. in fdb.rxlist.com on March 29, 2010 @ 12:00 am

... went to the emergency room, because I thought I might be dying. Bad diahrrhea and nausea (at the same time) broke out in a cold sweat with chills and fever-like symptoms, felt dizzy like I might pass...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Cold sweat, Dizziness, Nausea, Loss of consciousness, Food poisoning, Diarrhoea, Pyrexia

Posted By Maria L. in fdb.rxlist.com on March 29, 2010 @ 12:00 am

... to a very bad case of food poisoning. I almost went to the emergency room, because I thought I might be dying. Bad diahrrhea and nausea (at the same time) broke out in a cold sweat with chills and f...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Headache, Dizziness, Nausea, Vomiting, Depression, Fungal infection, Vision blurred

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on December 15, 2007 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: severe nausea, vomiting, severe headache, blurred vision, dizziness, delayed yeast infection A couple of hours after taking just one dose, it made me feel worse than I was alr...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Anxiety

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on October 3, 2007 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: None except the anxiety about possible compromised liver function. Ketek cured my sinus infection but other meds probably would have done the same thing without the dangers. ...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on August 29, 2007 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: None. Didn't notice any side effects. It cured my throat infection and seems to have helped my respiratory infection - doesn't hurt anymore - but I'm still coughing quite a bi...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Headache, Dysuria, Abdominal pain, Flushing, Hepatic failure, Diplopia, Drug ineffective, Insomnia, Vision blurred

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on August 26, 2007 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: severe abdominal pain, painful urination, flushing, headache, blurred vision, double vision, insomnia This stuff did absolutely nothing for my sinusitis or bronchitis two year...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Hypoaesthesia, Paraesthesia

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on June 22, 2007 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: tingling / numbness in hands & arms

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Arthralgia, Somnolence, Cognitive disorder, Energy increased

Posted By Anonymous in www.everydayhealth.com on September 25, 2006 @ 12:00 am

... Lyme. Within days I herxed, with fatigue that was horrible. I still get that every month when I herx, along with other increased symptoms such as joint pain, increased cognitive dysfunction, among ...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By Anonymous in drugratingz.com on March 2, 2006 @ 12:00 am

New drug worked great for sinus infection. Felt better in the first 24 hours. Cheap too!


Additional Drug Information


* Warning: The facts and figures contained in these reports are accurate to the best of our capability; however, our metrics are only meant to augment your medical knowledge, and should never be used as the sole basis for selecting a new medication. As with any medical decision, be sure to work with your doctor to ensure the best choices are made for your condition.

* About FAERS: The FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS) is used by FDA for activities such as looking for new safety concerns that might be related to a marketed product, evaluating a manufacturer's compliance to reporting regulations and responding to outside requests for information. Reporting of adverse events is a voluntary process, and not every report is sent to FDA and entered into FAERS. The FAERS database may contain duplicate reports, the report quality is variable, and many factors may influence reporting (e.g., media attention, length of time a drug is marketed, market share). For these reasons, FAERS case reports cannot be used to calculate incidence or estimates of risk for a particular product or compare risks between products.