Cefotaxime

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Molecule Structure

Scientific Name

Cefotaxime

Description of the Drug

Cefotaxime is a third generation cephalosporin used to treat susceptible Gram negative and Gram positive bacterial infections.

Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-02-07 from
http://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00493

Brand Name(s)

Not Available

Company Owner(s)

B Braun Medical Inc, Validus Pharmaceuticals Llc, Hospira Inc, Sanofi Aventis Us Llc, Fresenius Kabi Usa Llc, Wockhardt Ltd, Lupin Ltd, Cephazone Pharma Llc, Hikma Farmaceutica Lda, Aurobindo Pharma Ltd

Mechanism(s) Of Action

Target Name Target Type Action Type Target ChEMBL ID
Bacterial penicillin-binding protein PROTEIN FAMILY INHIBITOR CHEMBL2354204

Unichem Links

SureChEMBL SCHEMBL3731931
Human Metabolome Database HMDB0014636
WDI CEFOTAXIM
DrugBank DB00493
PubChem: Thomson Pharma 14857885 14808825
PubChem 5742673
Nikkaji J18.743G
PDBe CE3
BindingDB 50482777
DrugCentral 546
ChemicalBook CB6511698
Guide to Pharmacology 10893
GSRS cb25e744-b263-464a-aa39-800cfa0650c3
rxnorm CEFOTAXIME CEFOTAXIME SODIUM CLAFORAN
KEGG Ligand C06885
ChEBI 204928
ZINC ZINC000004468780