CHEBI:7575 - nimodipine

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ChEBI Name nimodipine
Definition A dihydropyridine that is 1,4-dihydropyridine which is substituted by methyl groups at positions 2 and 6, a (2-methoxyethoxy)carbonyl group at position 3, a m-nitrophenyl group at position 4, and an isopropoxycarbonyl group at position 5. An L-type calcium channel blocker, it acts particularly on cerebral circulation, and is used both orally and intravenously for the prevention and treatment of subarachnoid hemorrhage from ruptured intracranial aneurysm.
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Formula C21H26N2O7
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 418.44030
Monoisotopic Mass 418.17400
InChI InChI=1S/C21H26N2O7/c1-12(2)30-21(25)18-14(4)22-13(3)17(20(24)29-10-9-28-5)19(18)15-7-6-8-16(11-15)23(26)27/h6-8,11-12,19,22H,9-10H2,1-5H3
SMILES COCCOC(=O)C1=C(C)NC(C)=C(C1c1cccc(c1)[N+]([O-])=O)C(=O)OC(C)C
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): calcium channel blocker
One of a class of drugs that acts by selective inhibition of calcium influx through cell membranes or on the release and binding of calcium in intracellular pools.
Application(s): antihypertensive agent
Any drug used in the treatment of acute or chronic vascular hypertension regardless of pharmacological mechanism.
vasodilator agent
A drug used to cause dilation of the blood vessels.
cardiovascular drug
A drug that affects the rate or intensity of cardiac contraction, blood vessel diameter or blood volume.
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Outgoing nimodipine (CHEBI:7575) has role antihypertensive agent (CHEBI:35674)
nimodipine (CHEBI:7575) has role calcium channel blocker (CHEBI:38215)
nimodipine (CHEBI:7575) has role cardiovascular drug (CHEBI:35554)
nimodipine (CHEBI:7575) has role vasodilator agent (CHEBI:35620)
nimodipine (CHEBI:7575) is a 2-methoxyethyl ester (CHEBI:136838)
nimodipine (CHEBI:7575) is a C-nitro compound (CHEBI:35716)
nimodipine (CHEBI:7575) is a dicarboxylic acids and O-substituted derivatives (CHEBI:131927)
nimodipine (CHEBI:7575) is a diester (CHEBI:51307)
nimodipine (CHEBI:7575) is a dihydropyridine (CHEBI:50075)
nimodipine (CHEBI:7575) is a isopropyl ester (CHEBI:35725)
2-methoxyethyl propan-2-yl 2,6-dimethyl-4-(3-nitrophenyl)-1,4-dihydropyridine-3,5-dicarboxylate
INNs Sources
nimodipine ChemIDplus
nimodipino ChemIDplus
nimodipinum ChemIDplus
Synonyms Sources
2,6-dimethyl-4-(3'-nitrophenyl)-1,4-dihydropyridine-3,5-dicarboxylic acid 3-β-methoxyethyl ester 5-isopropyl ester ChEBI
BAY e 9736 ChemIDplus
isopropyl 2-methoxyethyl 1,4-dihydro-2,6-dimethyl-4-(3-nitrophenyl)-3,5-pyridinedicarboxylate ChEBI
isopropyl 2-methoxyethyl 1,4-dihydro-2,6-dimethyl-4-(m-nitrophenyl)-3,5-pyridinedicarboxylate ChemIDplus
Brand Names Sources
Nimotop ChemIDplus
Periplum ChemIDplus
Manual Xrefs Databases
1937 DrugCentral
DB00393 DrugBank
DE2117571 Patent
Nimodipine Wikipedia
US3799934 Patent
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
459792 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
66085-59-4 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
66085-59-4 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
66085-59-4 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
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09 March 2018