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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

(±)-(E)-Cinnamyl 2-metoxyetyl 1,4-dihydro-2,6-dimetyl-4-(m-nitrophenyl)-3,5-pyridinedicarboxylate

Foreign Names

  • Cilnidipinum (Latin)
  • Cilnidipin (German)
  • Cilnidipine (French)
  • Cilnidipino (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Cilnidipine (OS: JAN)
  • FRC 8653 (IS)
  • Cilnidipine (PH: JP XVII)

Brand Names

  • Atedio [+ Valsartan]
    EA Pharma, Japan
  • Atelec
    Ajinomoto Pharmaceutical, Vietnam; EA Pharma, Japan
  • Cilnidipine
    Daiko Seiyaku, Japan; Nihon Generic, Japan; Sawai Seiyaku, Japan; Shiono Kemikaru, Japan; Takeda Teva Pharma, Japan
  • Cilnidipine - Xinya
    New Asiatic Pharm, China
  • Jiuyue
    Jiu Dian Pharmaceutical, China
  • Nexovas
    Macleods, India
  • Nexovas-CH [+ Chlortalidone]
    Macleods, India
  • Nexovas-O [+ Olmesartan Medoxomil]
    Macleods, India
  • Xi Le
    Tai Sheng Pharmaceutical, China
  • Zhi Xin
    Feng Yuan Pharm, China


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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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