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Systematic (IUPAC) name
methyl[2-(3,3-diphenylpropyl-methyl-amino)- 1,1-dimethyl-ethyl] 2,6-dimethyl- 4-(3-nitrophenyl)- 1,4-dihydropyridine-3, 5-dicarboxylate
CAS number 100427-26-7
ATC code C08CA13
PubChem 65866
DrugBank APRD00193
Chemical data
Formula C36H41N3O6 
Mol. mass 611.727 g/mol
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Therapeutic considerations
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Lercanidipine is a calcium channel blocker of the dihydropyridine class.

It is sold under various commercial names including Zanidip.

Further reading

    • Lin T, Voon W, Yen H, Huang C, Su H, Lai W, Sheu S (2006). "Lercanidipine and losartan effects on blood pressure and fibrinolytic parameters.". Kaohsiung J Med Sci 22 (4): 177-83. PMID 16679299.
    • Martinez M, Lopes L, Coelho E, Nobre F, Rocha J, Gerlach R, Tanus-Santos J (2006). "Lercanidipine reduces matrix metalloproteinase-9 activity in patients with hypertension.". J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 47 (1): 117-22. PMID 16424795.
    • Agrawal R, Marx A, Haller H (2006). "Efficacy and safety of lercanidipine versus hydrochlorothiazide as add-on to enalapril in diabetic populations with uncontrolled hypertension.". J Hypertens 24 (1): 185-92. PMID 16331117.
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