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Benidipine is a dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker for the treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension). It is a triple L-, T-, and N-type calcium channel blocker. It is reno- and cardioprotective.
It was patented in 1981 and approved for medical use in 1991.
Benidipine is dosed as 2–8 mg once daily.
Benidipine is a calcium channel blocker.
Other names include Benidipinum or benidipine hydrochloride.
Benidipine is sold as Coniel by Kyowa Hakko Kogyo.
Benidipine is initially licensed for use in Japan and selected Southeast Asian countries and later in Turkey, where it is sold as 4 mg tablets.