Azelnidipine
Clinical data
Trade namesCalBlock,AZUSA,Azovas
AHFS/Drugs.comInternational Drug Names
Routes of
administration
Oral
ATC code
  • none
Legal status
Legal status
  • In general: ℞ (Prescription only)
Identifiers
  • 3-1-Benzhydryl-3-azetidinyl 5-isopropyl 2-amino-6-methyl-4-(m-nitrophenyl)-1,4-dihydropyridine-3,5-dicarboxylate
CAS Number
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CompTox Dashboard (EPA)
ECHA InfoCard100.162.151 Edit this at Wikidata
Chemical and physical data
FormulaC33H34N4O6
Molar mass582.657 g·mol−1
3D model (JSmol)
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  • InChI=1S/C33H34N4O6/c1-20(2)42-32(38)27-21(3)35-31(34)29(28(27)24-15-10-16-25(17-24)37(40)41)33(39)43-26-18-36(19-26)30(22-11-6-4-7-12-22)23-13-8-5-9-14-23/h4-17,20,26,28,30,35H,18-19,34H2,1-3H3 checkY
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Azelnidipine (INN; marketed under the brand name CalBlock — カルブロック) is a dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker. Azelnidipine is L and T calcium channel blocker. It is sold in Japan by Daiichi-Sankyo pharmaceuticals, Inc. Unlike nicardipine, it has a gradual onset and has a long-lasting antihypertensive effect, with little increase in heart rate. Drug Controller General Of India (DCGI) has approved the use of azelnipine in India. It is launched under the brand name Azusa (ajanta pharma ltd.)[1] In 2020.

References

  1. ^ Oizumi K, Nishino H, Koike H, Sada T, Miyamoto M, Kimura T (September 1989). "Antihypertensive effects of CS-905, a novel dihydropyridine Ca++ channel blocker". Jpn. J. Pharmacol. 51 (1): 57–64. doi:10.1254/jjp.51.57. PMID 2810942.Scholar search Archived 2021-09-30 at the Wayback Machine