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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

3,5-Pyridinedicarboxylic acid, 1,4-dihydro-2,6-dimetyl-4-(3-nitrophenyl)-, etyl metyl ester

Foreign Names

  • Nitrendipinum (Latin)
  • Nitrendipin (German)
  • Nitrendipine (French)
  • Nitrendipino (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Nitrendipina (OS: DCIT)
  • Nitrendipine (OS: BAN, USAN, DCF, JAN)
  • Bay e 5009 (Bayer) (IS)
  • Nitrendipin (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Nitrendipine (PH: BP 2018, JP XVII, Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Nitrendipinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)

Brand Names

  • Baylotensin
    Tanabe Mitsubishi Pharma, Japan
  • Bayniroad
    Takeda Teva Pharma, Japan
  • Bayotensin 20mg
    Bayer Vital, Germany
  • Bayotensin 5mg/1ml
    Bayer Vital, Germany
  • Bayotensin mite 10mg
    Bayer Vital, Germany
  • Baypresol
    Intendis, Spain
  • Baypress
    Bayer, Greece; Bayer, Italy; Bayer, Netherlands; Bayer, Turkey; Bayer Santé, France; BHC-Bayer, Colombia
  • Baypress 10 mg
    Bayer Austria, Austria
  • Baypress 20 mg
    Bayer Schweiz, Switzerland; Bayer Austria, Austria
  • Baypress mite 10mg
    Bayer Schweiz, Switzerland
  • Caltren
    Libbs, Brazil
  • Cardiazem
    Instituto Sanitas, Chile
  • Cenipres 10 mg/20 mg [+ Enalapril]
    Ferrer Internacional, Austria
  • Ditrenil
    Siam Bheasach, Thailand
  • Dosperopin
    Towa Yakuhin, Japan
  • Ecatelisin
    Zensei Yakuhin, Japan
  • Enanorm [+ Enalapril]
    Ferrer Farma, Russian Federation
  • Eneas [+ Enalapril]
    Ferrer, Germany; Ferrer, Dominican Republic; Ferrer, Georgia; Ferrer, Guatemala; Ferrer, Honduras; Ferrer, Nicaragua; Ferrer, Panama; Ferrer, El Salvador; Ferrer Internacional, Spain; Ferrer-Galenica, Greece; Galenica, Romania; Innogens, Turkey; Trommsdorff, Germany
  • Enit [+ Enalapril]
    Adeka, Turkey; Ferrer Internacional, Spain; Gap, Greece
  • Hiperdipina
    Tetrafarma, Portugal
  • Jutapress
    Juta, Germany
  • Lisba
    Rafarm, Greece
  • Lusopress
    Berlin-Chemie, Latvia; Berlin-Chemie, Slovakia; Instituto Luso Farmaco, Czech Republic; Istitute Lusofarmaco D`Italia, Lebanon; Luso Farmaco, Tunisia; Lusofarmaco, Estonia; Lusofarmaco, Lithuania
  • Nelconil
    S.J.A., Greece
  • Nian
    Ying Yuan, Taiwan
  • Nidrel
    UCB Pharma, France
  • Nifecard
    Bros, Greece
  • Nilzipin
    Kyorin Rimedio, Japan
  • Nitregamma
    Wörwag Pharma, Germany
  • Nitren
    Siu Guan, Taiwan
  • Nitren-acis
    acis Arzneimittel, Germany
  • Nitrencord
    Biosintética, Brazil
  • Nitrendil
    Elmor, Venezuela
  • Nitrendilat
    Medilat, Greece
  • Nitrendipin - 1 A Pharma
    1 A Pharma, Germany
  • Nitrendipin AbZ
    AbZ-Pharma, Germany
  • Nitrendipin Actavis
    Balkanpharma-Dupnitsa, Bulgaria; PUREN Pharma, Germany
  • Nitrendipin AL
    Aliud Pharma, Germany
  • Nitrendipin Apogepha
    Apogepha Arzneimittel, Germany
  • Nitrendipin Aristo
    Aristo Pharma, Germany
  • Nitrendipin dura
    Mylan dura, Germany
  • Nitrendipin Heumann
    Heumann, Germany
  • Nitrendipin JENAPHARM
    mibe, Germany
  • Nitrendipin Sandoz
    Hexal, Germany
  • Nitrendipin STADA
    Stada Arzneimittel, Germany
  • Nitrendipin-CT
    AbZ-Pharma, Germany
  • Nitrendipine
    Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical, Japan; Nipro, Japan; Nisshin Pharmaceutical, Japan; Ohara Yakuhin, Japan; Sawai Seiyaku, Japan
  • Nitrendipine - Pacific Pharm
    Pacific Pharmacuetical, China
  • Nitrendipine Mylan
    Mylan, France
  • Nitrendipine-Xinhua Pharm
    Shandong Xinhua Pharmaceutical Co Ltd, China
  • Nitrendipino Andromaco
    Laboratorios Andromaco, Chile
  • Nitrendipino Biosintetica
    Biosintética, Brazil
  • Nitrendipino L.CH.
    Laboratorio Chile, Chile
  • Nitrendipino Mintlab
    Mintlab Co., Chile
  • Nitrendipino Ratiopharm
    Ratiopharm, Spain
  • Nitrendipino Stada
    STADA, Spain
  • Nitrendipin-ratiopharm
    Ratiopharm, Czech Republic; ratiopharm, Germany
  • Nitrendypina Egis
    Egis Pharmaceuticals, Poland
  • Nitrepin
    USV, India
  • Nitrepress
    Hexal, Germany; Hexal, Lithuania
  • Nitrepress 10
    Hexal, Lithuania
  • Nitresan
    Pro.Med., Poland; Pro.Med.CS, Czech Republic; Pro.Med.CS, Lithuania; Pro.Med.CS, Latvia; Pro.Med.CS, Slovakia; PRO.MED.CS Baltic, Estonia
  • Shu Mai Te
    Great Wall Pharmaceutical Factory, China
  • Sub-Tensin
    Altana, Spain
  • Tensogradal
    Kern Pharma, Spain
  • Unipres
    Krka, Czech Republic; Krka, Lithuania; Krka, Slovenia
  • Unipres 20 mg
    Krka, Hungary
  • Vipres [+ Enalapril]
    Uriach Group, Spain


BANBritish Approved Name
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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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