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Azelnidipine (International)



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antihypertensive agent

Calcium channel blocker

Chemical Name

3-[1-(diphenylmetyl)-3-azetidinyl] 5-isopropyl (±)-2-amino-1,4-dihydro-6-metyl-4-(m-nitrophenyl)-3,5-pyridinedicarboxylate (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Azelnidipinum (Latin)
  • Azelnidipin (German)
  • Azelnidipine (French)
  • Azelnidipino (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Azelnidipine (OS: JAN)
  • CS-905 (IS)
  • GJ0956 (IS)
  • RS-9054 (IS)
  • UNII-PV23P19YUG (IS)
  • Azelnidipine (PH: JP XVII)

Brand Names

  • Azelnidipine
    Fujifilm Pharma, Japan; Kowa Souyaku, Japan; Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical, Japan; Nihon Generic, Japan; Nippon Chemiphar, Japan; Tanabe Mitsubishi Pharma, Japan; Tatsumi Kagaku, Japan; Teva Pharmaceutical, Japan; Towa Yakuhin, Japan; Yoshindo, Japan; Nipro Pharma Nipurofama, Japan
  • Beiqi
    Chia Tai Tianqing Pharmaceutical, China
  • Calblock
    Daiichi Sankyo, Japan
  • Rezaltas HD [+ Olmesartan Medoxomil]
    Daiichi Sankyo, Japan
  • Rezaltas LD [+ Olmesartan Medoxomil]
    Daiichi Sankyo, Japan


ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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