Ketek's new labeling approved by FDA

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Ketek (telithromycin), Sanofi-Aventis' antibiotic, has had new labeling approved by the FDA, including a bolded warning and additional information on liver toxicity and failure, as well as revised recommendations for use in patients with myasthenia gravis. The agency says Ketek's benefits outweigh its potential risks when used according to the labeling.
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