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Amlodipine

In the US, Amlodipine (amlodipine systemic) is a member of the drug class calcium channel blocking agents and is used to treat Angina, Coronary Artery Disease, Heart Failure, High Blood Pressure, Migraine Prevention and Raynaud's Syndrome.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

C08CA01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0088150-42-9

Chemical Formula

C20-H25-Cl-N2-O5

Molecular Weight

408

Therapeutic Categories

Antihypertensive agent

Treatment of coronary heart disease

Calcium channel blocker

Coronary vasodilator

Chemical Name

3-Ethyl 5-methylester, (±)-2-[(2-aminoethoxy)methyl]-4-(o-chlorophenyl)-1,4-dihydro-6-methyl-3,5-pyridinedicarboxylate (WHO)

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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