What is Telithromycin?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Telithromycin is an antibiotic used to treat mild-to-moderate community-acquired pneumonia caused by susceptible bacteria.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Bronchitis 1 2
Sinus infection (sinusitis) 1 2
Stomach flu (gastroenteritis) 1 2
Support immune health 1 2

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 2
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Telithromycin

Side effect Patients
Candida (fungal) infection 1
Immune system weak 1

Why patients stopped taking Telithromycin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Telithromycin

Duration

Stopped taking Telithromycin

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Telithromycin.