cefotaxime   Click here for help

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 10893

Synonyms: Claforan® | Ru-24756
Approved drug PDB Ligand
cefotaxime is an approved drug (FDA (1981))
Compound class: Synthetic organic
Comment: Cefotaxime is a third generation semisynthetic cephalosporin antibacterial that has broad spectrum activity against Gram positive and Gram negative bacteria. The active Ingredient in medications is cefotaxime sodium.
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2D Structure
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Physico-chemical Properties
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Hydrogen bond acceptors 10
Hydrogen bond donors 3
Rotatable bonds 9
Topological polar surface area 227.05
Molecular weight 455.06
XLogP -2.71
No. Lipinski's rules broken 0
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Canonical SMILES CO/N=C(/c1csc(n1)N)\C(=O)N[C@@H]1C(=O)N2[C@@H]1SCC(=C2C(=O)O)COC(=O)C
Isomeric SMILES CO/N=C(/c1csc(n1)N)\C(=O)N[C@@H]1C(=O)N2[C@@H]1SCC(=C2C(=O)O)COC(=O)C
InChI InChI=1S/C16H17N5O7S2/c1-6(22)28-3-7-4-29-14-10(13(24)21(14)11(7)15(25)26)19-12(23)9(20-27-2)8-5-30-16(17)18-8/h5,10,14H,3-4H2,1-2H3,(H2,17,18)(H,19,23)(H,25,26)/b20-9-/t10-,14-/m1/s1
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Summary of Clinical Use Click here for help
Generic versions of cefotaxime are widely approved for clinical use. It is administered intravenously or intramuscularly. Cefotaxime is used to treat severe infections by susceptible bacteria, including bacterial pneumonia (NOT P. aeruginosa), complicated infections of the kidneys and upper urinary tract, infections of the skin and soft tissue, genital infections caused by gonococci, acute bacterial meningitis (particularly if due to H. influenzae, N. meningitides, S. pneumoniae, E. coli, Klebsiella spp.), intra-abdominal infections and some septicaemia infections.
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