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Molecular Weight(MW): 648.19
Lercanidipine is a calcium channel blocker of the dihydropyridine class.
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|Description||Lercanidipine is a calcium channel blocker of the dihydropyridine class.|
In vitro calcium antagonistic activity of Lercanidipine is clearly related to a gradual block of calcium entry into smooth muscle cells via L-type calcium channels. lercanidipine inhibits cellular cholesteryl ester formation. At concentrations similar to those occurring in clinical practice, it may inhibit in vitro macrophage functions involved in atherogenesis and plaque stability.
|In vivo||In chronically catheterised dogs with experimental renovascular hypertension, lercanidipine decreases diastolic blood pressure in a dose-dependent manner (ED25 = 0.9 mg/kg p.o). In the same animals, long term application of lercanidipine showed permanent decrease of diastolic blood pressure indicating no tolerance of the antihypertensive effect. Lercanidipine possesses significant anticonvulsant effect. It does not affect the muscle coordination or locomotor activity in mice. In clinical studies, lercanidipine has a 24-hour antihypertensive effect and causes no significant increase in heart rate. Lercanidipine has been shown to be effective in a wide range of hypertensive patients, including mild-to-moderate hypertension, severe hypertension, the elderly, and those with isolated systolic hypertension. It is associated with a low rate of adverse events.|
-  Shereen M. Tawakkol, et al. Analytical Chemistry Letters. 2014, 4:255-266.
-  Canavesi M, et al. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol. 2004, 44(4):416-422.
-  Gasser R, et al. Journal of Clinical and Basic Cardiology. 1999, 2(2):169-174.
|In vitro||DMSO||66 mg/mL (101.82 mM)|
|Ethanol||1 mg/mL (1.54 mM)|
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Method for preparing DMSO master liquid: ： mg drug pre-dissolved in μL DMSO (Master liquid concentration mg/mL，)
Method for preparing in vivo formulation：Take DMSO master liquid, next addμL PEG300， mix and clarify, next addμL Tween 80，mix and clarify, next add μL ddH2O，mix and clarify.
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