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Systematic (IUPAC) name
(2,2-dimethylpropanoyloxymethyl (6R,7R)-7-([(2E)-2-(2-amino-1,3-thiazol-4-yl)-2-methoxyiminoacetyl]amino)-3 -[(Z)-2-(4-methyl-1,3-thiazol-5-yl)ethenyl]-8-oxo-5-thia-1-azabicyclo[4.2.0]oct-2-ene-2-carboxylate
CAS number 117467-28-4
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PubChem 6917926
Chemical data
Formula C25H28N6O7S3 
Mol. mass 620.721 g.mol-1
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Therapeutic considerations
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Cefditoren is a third-generation cephalosporin antibiotic for oral use. It is commonly marketed under the trade name Spectracef® by Cornerstone BioPharma.


Clinical use

Main article: Cephalosporin


Cefditoren is used to treat uncomplicated skin and skin structure infections. community-acquired pneumonia, acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis (ABECB), pharyngitis, tonsillitis, and


Cefditoren is available as 200 mg tablets.

trade name: Spectracef

See also

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