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Antimicrobial Name: Cefotetan (Cefotan)
CAS Number: 69712-56-7
Type of Antibiotic: Cephalosporins->Second Generation
Origin: Semi-synthetic
Functional Category: Antibiotic
Molecular Weight: 575.623
Mechanism of Action: The bactericidal action of cefotetan results from inhibition of cell wall synthesis.
Chemical Formula:



475 µg/ml in water

Melting point:



Cefotetan (Cefotan) is an injectable antibiotic of the cephamycin type for prophylaxis and treatment of bacterial infections. It is often grouped together with second-generation cephalosporins and has a similar antibacterial spectrum, but with additional anti-anaerobe coverage.