Cefditoren pivoxil

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MedKoo CAT#: 319527

CAS#: 117467-28-4 (pivoxil)

Description: Cefditoren Pivoxil is a semi-synthetic, broad-spectrum, beta-lactamase resistant, third-generation cephalosporin antibiotic with bactericidal activity. Cefditoren pivoxil is a prodrug that is rapidly hydrolyzed by intestinal esterases during absorption to the microbiologically active cefditoren, an active aminothiazolyl cephalosporin. Cefditoren inactivates penicillin binding proteins (PBPs) thereby interfering with peptidoglycan synthesis and inhibiting bacterial cell wall synthesis.

Chemical Structure

Cefditoren pivoxil
CAS# 117467-28-4 (pivoxil)

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 319527
Name: Cefditoren pivoxil
CAS#: 117467-28-4 (pivoxil)
Chemical Formula: C25H28N6O7S3
Exact Mass: 620.11816
Molecular Weight: 620.714
Elemental Analysis: C, 48.38; H, 4.55; N, 13.54; O, 18.04; S, 15.50

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Related CAS #: 104145-95-1 (free base)   117467-28-4 (pivoxil)   442852-27-9 (tosylate)   442852-31-5 (oxalate)   442852-33-7 (sulfate)   1448435-17-3 (HCl)   442852-29-1 (mesylate)    

Synonym: ME-1207; ME 1207; ME1207; CDTR-PI; Cefditoren pivoxil; trade name Spectracef; Meiact.

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (pivaloyloxy)methyl (6R,7R)-7-((Z)-2-(2-aminothiazol-4-yl)-2-(methoxyimino)acetamido)-3-((Z)-2-(4-methylthiazol-5-yl)vinyl)-8-oxo-5-thia-1-azabicyclo[4.2.0]oct-2-ene-2-carboxylate


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C25H28N6O7S3/c1-12-15(41-10-27-12)7-6-13-8-39-21-17(29-19(32)16(30-36-5)14-9-40-24(26)28-14)20(33)31(21)18(13)22(34)37-11-38-23(35)25(2,3)4/h6-7,9-10,17,21H,8,11H2,1-5H3,(H2,26,28)(H,29,32)/b7-6-,30-16-/t17-,21-/m1/s1

SMILES Code: CC1=C(SC=N1)/C=C\C2=C(N3[C@@H]([C@@H](C3=O)NC(=O)/C(=N\OC)/C4=CSC(=N4)N)SC2)C(=O)OCOC(=O)C(C)(C)C

Appearance: Solid powder

Purity: >98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Solubility: Soluble in DMSO, not in water

Shelf Life: >2 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation: This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.9001

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 620.714 Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 1.15 mL 5.76 mL 11.51 mL
5 mM 0.23 mL 1.15 mL 2.3 mL
10 mM 0.12 mL 0.58 mL 1.15 mL
50 mM 0.02 mL 0.12 mL 0.23 mL

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1: Venugopalarao G, Lakshmipathy R, Sarada NC. Preparation and characterization of cefditoren pivoxil-loaded liposomes for controlled in vitro and in vivo drug release. Int J Nanomedicine. 2015 Oct 1;10 Suppl 1:149-57. doi: 10.2147/IJN.S79994. eCollection 2015. PubMed PMID: 26491316; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4599605.

2: Poachanukoon O, Tangsathapornpong A, Tanuchit S. A Comparison of Cefditoren Pivoxil 8-12 mg/kg/day and Cefditoren Pivoxil 16-20 mg/kg/day in Treatment of Children With Acute Presumed Bacterial Rhinosinusitis: A Prospective, Randomized, Investigator-Blinded, Parallel-Group Study. Clin Exp Otorhinolaryngol. 2015 Jun;8(2):129-35. doi: 10.3342/ceo.2015.8.2.129. Epub 2015 May 13. PubMed PMID: 26045911; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4451537.

3: Gawande VT, Bothara KG, Singh A, Mahajan AA. Identification and Characterization of Hydrolytic Degradation Products of Cefditoren Pivoxil using LC and LC-MS/TOF. Indian J Pharm Sci. 2015 Jan-Feb;77(1):75-82. PubMed PMID: 25767321; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4355885.

4: Alarfaj NA, Aly FA, El-Tohamy MF. Application of silver nanoparticles to the chemiluminescence determination of cefditoren pivoxil using the luminol-ferricyanide system. Luminescence. 2015 Feb;30(1):91-7. doi: 10.1002/bio.2696. Epub 2014 May 22. PubMed PMID: 24850667.

5: Matsumoto K, Sato N, Mitomi N, Shitara Y, Shibasaki S. Population pharmacokinetics of cefditoren pivoxil in non-infected adults. Jpn J Antibiot. 2014 Feb;67(1):49-66. PubMed PMID: 24809208.

6: Matsumoto K, Sato N, Mitomi N, Shibasaki S. Population pharmacokinetic analysis of cefditoren pivoxil in pediatric patients with infection. Jpn J Antibiot. 2013 Dec;66(6):357-75. PubMed PMID: 24649799.

7: Monmaturapoj T, Montakantikul P, Mootsikapun P, Tragulpiankit P. A prospective, randomized, double dummy, placebo-controlled trial of oral cefditoren pivoxil 400mg once daily as switch therapy after intravenous ceftriaxone in the treatment of acute pyelonephritis. Int J Infect Dis. 2012 Dec;16(12):e843-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2012.07.009. Epub 2012 Aug 28. PubMed PMID: 22951426.

8: Nandy M, Mandal A, Tripathi SK, Chakrabarti A. Cefditoren pivoxil associated rash and arthralgia in a child. Indian J Pharmacol. 2012 May;44(3):419-20. doi: 10.4103/0253-7613.96354. PubMed PMID: 22701261; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3371474.

9: Kim H, Chu K, Jung KH, Lee ST, Kim JM, Lee SK. Acquired encephalopathy associated with carnitine deficiency after cefditoren pivoxil administration. Neurol Sci. 2012 Dec;33(6):1393-6. doi: 10.1007/s10072-012-0939-7. Epub 2012 Jan 19. PubMed PMID: 22258360.

10: Tsumura N, Nagai K, Hidaka H, Otsu Y, Tanaka Y, Ikezawa S, Honma S, Shindo S, Ubukata K. [Antibiotic therapy against acute tonsillopharyngitis in children due to group A beta-hemolytic streptococci: comparison of clinical efficacy, the bactericidal effects, and effects on oral flora between cefditoren pivoxil for 5 days and amoxicillin for 10 days]. Jpn J Antibiot. 2011 Jun;64(3):179-90. Japanese. PubMed PMID: 21861309.

11: Kawamata S, Yamada H, Sato Y, Sasagawa Y, Iwama Y, Matumoto M. [Evaluation of the safety and efficacy of cefditoren pivoxil fine granules for pediatric use in pediatric patients with laryngopharyngitis and tonsillitis caused by Streptococcus pyogenes]. Jpn J Antibiot. 2010 Aug;63(4):299-311. Japanese. PubMed PMID: 21298863.

12: Kawamata S, Yamada H, Sato Y, Sasagawa Y, Iwama Y, Matumoto M. [Evaluation of the safety and efficacy of cefditoren pivoxil fine granules for pediatric use in pediatric patients with acute otitis media]. Jpn J Antibiot. 2010 Jun;63(3):207-23. Japanese. PubMed PMID: 20976878.

13: Manaktala C, Singh AK, Verma M, Sachdeva A, Sharma H, Roy A, Jalali RK, Gowrishankar R, Kumar A, Kumar AS, Jayaraman AM, Swarnkar B, Srinivas CR, Nayak C, Duttaroy D, Umrigar D, Jesudanam M, Maheshwari N, Shetty P, Singh RP, Ghate S, Sacchidanand S, Tolat S, Bhoira S, Marfatia Y. Efficacy and tolerability of cefditoren pivoxil in uncomplicated skin and skin structure infections in Indian patients. Indian J Dermatol. 2009;54(4):350-6. doi: 10.4103/0019-5154.57612. PubMed PMID: 20101337; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2807712.

14: Kikuta H, Shibata M, Nakata S, Yamanaka T, Sakata H, Akizawa K, Kobayashi K. Comparative Study of 5-Day and 10-Day Cefditoren Pivoxil Treatments for Recurrent Group A beta-Hemolytic Streptococcus pharyngitis in Children. Int J Pediatr. 2009;2009:863608. doi: 10.1155/2009/863608. Epub 2009 Mar 5. PubMed PMID: 20041005; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2778142.

15: Poachanukoon O, Kitcharoensakkul M. Efficacy of cefditoren pivoxil and amoxicillin/clavulanate in the treatment of pediatric patients with acute bacterial rhinosinusitis in Thailand: a randomized, investigator-blinded, controlled trial. Clin Ther. 2008 Oct;30(10):1870-9. doi: 10.1016/j.clinthera.2008.10.001. PubMed PMID: 19014842.

16: Ozaki T, Nishimura N, Suzuki M, Narita A, Watanabe N, Ahn J, Koyama N, Ushida H, Nakane K, Yasuda N, Funahashi K. Five-day oral cefditoren pivoxil versus 10-day oral amoxicillin for pediatric group A streptococcal pharyngotonsillitis. J Infect Chemother. 2008 Jun;14(3):213-8. doi: 10.1007/s10156-008-0602-7. Epub 2008 Jun 24. PubMed PMID: 18574657.

17: Sakata H. [A multicenter study of 7-day cefditoren pivoxil treatment for group A streptococcal infection]. Jpn J Antibiot. 2007 Oct;60(5):257-63. Japanese. PubMed PMID: 18198654.

18: Sevillano D, Aguilar L, Alou L, Giménez MJ, Torrico M, González N, Cafini F, Relaño MT, Coronel P, Prieto J. Urine bactericidal activity against Escherichia coli isolates exhibiting different resistance phenotypes/genotypes in an in vitro pharmacodynamic model simulating urine concentrations obtained after oral administration of a 400-milligram single dose of cefditoren-pivoxil. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2008 Mar;52(3):1184-6. Epub 2007 Dec 26. PubMed PMID: 18160517; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2258530.

19: Granizo JJ, Giménez MJ, Barberán J, Coronel P, Gimeno M, Aguilar L. The efficacy of cefditoren pivoxil in the treatment of lower respiratory tract infections, with a focus on the per-pathogen bacteriologic response in infections caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae: a pooled analysis of seven clinical trials. Clin Ther. 2006 Dec;28(12):2061-9. Review. PubMed PMID: 17296462.

20: Hernández-Martin J, Romá E, Salavert M, Doménech L, Poveda JL. [Cefditoren pivoxil: A new oral cephalosporin for skin, soft tissue and respiratory tract infections]. Rev Esp Quimioter. 2006 Sep;19(3):231-46. Review. Spanish. PubMed PMID: 17099791.