new antibiotic, Ketek (telithromycin)

Aventis will promote a new antibiotic, Ketek (telithromycin).

It's the first of a new class...called ketolides. These are similar to macrolides such as erythromycin.

Ketek will be used for community-acquired pneumonia... exacerbations of chronic bronchitis...and sinusitis.

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