|Skeletal formula of benidipine|
|Ball-and-stick model of the benidipine molecule|
|Systematic (IUPAC) name|
|O5-methyl O3-[(3R)-1-(phenylmethyl)piperidin-3-yl] 2,6-dimethyl-4-(3-nitrophenyl)-1,4-dihydropyridine-3,5-dicarboxylate|
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Benidipine (INN), also known as Benidipinum or benidipine hydrochloride, is a dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker for the treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension). It is a triple l-, t-, and n- type calcium channel blocker. It is reno- and cardio- protective.
Benidipine is dosed as 2–4 mg once daily.
Benidipine is sold as Coniel by Kyowa Hakko Kogyo.
Benidipine is only licensed for use in Japan and selected Southeast Asian countries, where it is sold as 4 mg tablets.
- Hi-Eisai Pharmaceutical, Inc. "Coniel (benidipine) package insert (Philippines)". MIMS Philippines. CMPMedica. Retrieved 2008-03-31.