Azelnidipine Impurities

Azelnidipine is a long-acting dihydropyridine calcium channel antagonist of the third generation.

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Impurity structure Parent Drug Name Name of Impurity Catalogue No. CAS No.
Azelnidipine Impurity 1 Azelnidipine

Azelnidipine Impurity 1

VL5200004 N/A
Azelnidipine Impurity 3 Azelnidipine

Azelnidipine Impurity 3

VL5200006 N/A
Azelnidipine Impurity 4 Azelnidipine

Azelnidipine Impurity 4

VE0017854 5336-72-1
Azelnidipine-D7 Azelnidipine


DVE0038 N/A
Dehydro Azelnidipine Azelnidipine

Dehydro Azelnidipine

VL5200003 918659-10-6
1-Benzhydrylazetidin-3-ol Azelnidipine


VL5200005 18621-17-5

Azelnidipine Related Compound

It is an anti-hypertensive medication that is primarily used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). It works by blocking calcium channels.



What is the mechanism of action of Azelnidipine?

Azelnidipine reduces transmembrane Ca2+ influx through smooth muscle voltage-dependent channels in vascular walls. Ca2+ channels are categorized into several types, including L-type, T-type, N-type, P/Q-type, and R-type.

What type is azelnidipine?

Azelnidipine is a novel dihydropyridine calcium channel antagonist with L-type calcium channel selectivity that was recently authorized for the treatment of hypertension in Japan.

What is azelnidipine used for?

Azelnidipine is a medication used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). Azelnidipine works by blocking calcium channels. It controls blood pressure by relaxing blood arteries and lowering pressure on them, allowing the heart to flow more blood throughout the body.