Licensed by Pfizer Catalog No.S1808
Molecular Weight(MW): 346.33
Nifedipine is a dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker, used to lower hypertension and to treat angina.
Cited by 6 Publications
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The fold change of C-peptide content after octreotide, nicorandil and nifedipine treatment. Octreotide, nicorandil and nifedipine decreased insulin secretion in wild-type, heterozygous mutated and homozygous mutated cells.
Sci Rep, 2017, 7(1):3156. Nifedipine purchased from Selleck.
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|Description||Nifedipine is a dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker, used to lower hypertension and to treat angina.|
Nifedipine causes a significant concentration-dependent increase in eNOS protein expression by cultured human coronary artery endothelial cells.  Nifedipine antagonizes L-type Ca+ channels found throughout the cardiovascular system, but also blocks Kv channels, which are members of the same supergene family.  Nifedipine dose-dependently decreases the values of [(3)H]-thymidine incorporation and total cellular protein content as well as the levels of phosphorylated extracellular signal-regulated protein kinase (ERK) 1/2, mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase (MEK) 1/2, and even the phosphorylation of Pyk2, in vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMC). Nifedipine suppresses the levels of proliferative cell nuclear antigen (PCNA) dose-dependently in both VSMC and balloon-injured thoracic aortae in VSMC. 
|In vivo||Nifedipine (3 mg/kg) slightly lowers the level of systolic and/or diastolic blood pressure or increased the heart rate in rats.  Nifedipine (1 μm) produces a maximal inhibition of the store-operated pathway in choroidal arteriolar smooth muscle.  Nifedipine (20 and 40 mg/kg) markedly prevents the HCl plus ethanol-induced gastric mucosal injury and the increase in the content of thiobarbituric acid-reactive substances in the injured mucosa in rats. Nifedipine (20 and 40 mg/kg) dose-dependently promotes the ulcer healing and inhibites the increase in the content of thiobarbituric acid-reactive substances in the ulcerated mucosa in rats. |
-  Ding Y, et al. J Pharmacol Exp Ther,?000, 292(2), 606-609.
-  Zhang X, et al. J Pharmacol Exp Ther,?997, 281(3), 1247-1256.
-  Hirata A, et al. Br J Pharmacol,?000, 131(8), 1521-1530.
|In vitro||DMSO||69 mg/mL (199.23 mM)|
|Ethanol||15 mg/mL (43.31 mM)|
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Clinical Trial Information
|NCT Number||Recruitment||interventions||Conditions||Sponsor/Collaborators||Start Date||Phases|
|NCT03695107||Recruiting||Drug: Nifedipine controlled released tablets||Chronic Kidney Diseases||The Third Xiangya Hospital of Central South University||October 2 2019||--|
|NCT03654378||Recruiting||--||Hypertension|Hypertension Pregnancy||Northwestern University|University of Illinois at Chicago||August 1 2018||--|
|NCT02902354||Withdrawn||Other: Nifedipine for tocolysis||Tocolysis With Nifedipine||St. Louis University||September 2016||Not Applicable|
|NCT03710395||Active not recruiting||Procedure: Blood and breast milk sampling|Drug: Nifedipine||Drug Transporter||Natalia Valadares de Moraes|Hospital das Clínicas de Ribeirão Preto|Universidade Estadual Paulista Júlio de Mesquita Filho||December 14 2015||Phase 4|
|NCT02413515||Completed||Drug: Nifedipine (Adalat GITS BAY1040)||Hypertension||Bayer||March 26 2015||Phase 4|
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