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Synonyms: Apatef® | Cefotan® | ICI-156834 | ICI156834
cefotetan is an approved drug (FDA (1985))
Compound class: Synthetic organic
Comment: Cefotetan is a semi-synthetic, broad-spectrum, β-lactamase-resistant, second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic. Because of its inhibitory activity towards human aldehyde dehydrogenase, cefotetan produces an effect to ethanol similar to that produced by disulfiram (Antabuse).