Descriptor English: Amlodipine
Descriptor Spanish: Amlodipino
Descriptor Portuguese: Anlodipino
Descriptor French: Amlodipine
Entry term(s): Amlodipine Besylate
Amlodipine Maleate
Amlodipine Maleate (1:1)
Amlodipine, (+-)-Isomer
Amlodipine, (+-)-Isomer, Maleate (1:1)
Amlodipine, (R)-Isomer
Amlodipine, (S)-Isomer, Maleate (1:1)
Tree number(s): D03.383.725.203.065
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: A long-acting dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker. It is effective in the treatment of ANGINA PECTORIS and HYPERTENSION.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Antihypertensive Agents
Calcium Channel Blockers
Vasodilator Agents
Registry Number: 1J444QC288
CAS Type 1 Name: 3,5-Pyridinedicarboxylic acid, 2-((2-aminoethoxy)methyl)-4-(2-chlorophenyl)-1,4-dihydro-6-methyl-, 3-ethyl 5-methyl ester
Previous Indexing: Nifedipine/analogs & derivatives (1986-1992)
Public MeSH Note: 93; AMLODIPINE was indexed under NIFEDIPINE/analogs & derivatives 1986-92
Online Note: use AMLODIPINE (NM) to search AMLODIPINE 1986-92
History Note: 93; was AMLODIPINE (NM) 1986-92
DeCS ID: 30857
Unique ID: D017311
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Date Established: 1993/01/01
Date of Entry: 1992/05/07
Revision Date: 2017/05/24
Amlodipine - Preferred
Concept UI M0026284
Scope note A long-acting dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker. It is effective in the treatment of ANGINA PECTORIS and HYPERTENSION.
Preferred term Amlodipine
Amlodipine, (+-)-Isomer - Narrower
Concept UI M0329292
Preferred term Amlodipine, (+-)-Isomer
Amlodipine Besylate - Narrower
Concept UI M0373070
Preferred term Amlodipine Besylate
Amlodipine, (+-)-Isomer, Maleate (1:1) - Narrower
Concept UI M0329294
Preferred term Amlodipine, (+-)-Isomer, Maleate (1:1)
Amlodipine, (S)-Isomer, Maleate (1:1) - Narrower
Concept UI M0329295
Preferred term Amlodipine, (S)-Isomer, Maleate (1:1)
Amlodis - Narrower
Concept UI M0518396
Preferred term Amlodis
Astudal - Narrower
Concept UI M0433349
Preferred term Astudal
Norvasc - Narrower
Concept UI M0026286
Preferred term Norvasc
Entry term(s) Amlor
Amlodipine Maleate - Narrower
Concept UI M0329296
Preferred term Amlodipine Maleate
Entry term(s) Amlodipine Maleate (1:1)
Amlodipine, (R)-Isomer - Narrower
Concept UI M0329293
Preferred term Amlodipine, (R)-Isomer

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