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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antihypertensive agent

Calcium channel blocker

Chemical Name

(+)-(3'S,4S)-1-benzyl-3-pyrrolidinyl metyl 1,4-dihydro-2,6-dimetyl-4-(m-nitrophenyl)-3,5-pyridinedicarboxylate (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Barnidipinum (Latin)
  • Barnidipin (German)
  • Barnidipine (French)
  • Barnidipino (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Barnidipine (OS: DCF)
  • Mepirodipine (IS)
  • YM 09730 (IS)
  • Barnidipine Hydrochloride (OS: JAN)
  • LY198561 (IS)
  • UNII-7LZ6R3AEM1 (IS)
  • YM09730-5 (IS)
  • YM730 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Libradin
    Santa-Farma, Turkey
  • Vasexten
    Astellas, Peru
  • Barnidipine Hydrochloride
    Fisher Farma, Netherlands
  • Barnix
    Bial-Industrial Farmaceutica, Spain
  • Cyress
    Astellas Pharma Europe, Netherlands; Eureco-Pharma, Netherlands; Euro Registratie, Netherlands; Medcor, Netherlands
  • Hypoca
    Astellas, China; Astellas, Japan; Astellas, Taiwan
  • Libradin
    Astellas Pharma Europe, Netherlands; Grünenthal, Spain; Sigma-Tau Industrie Farmaceutiche Riunite, Italy
  • Oldeca
    Astellas, South Korea
  • Osipine
    Astellas, Italy
  • Vasexten
    Astellas, Belgium; Astellas, Czech Republic; Astellas, Greece; Astellas Pharma Europe, Netherlands; Italfarmaco, Italy


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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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