Amlodipine causes a dose-dependent increase in nitrite production. Amlodipine also increases nitrite production in large coronary arteries and in aorta.Amlodipine increases plaque smooth muscle cell content (P<0.05), whereas atenolol decreases plaque inflammation.Amlodipine results in regression of cardiovascular hypertrophy and amelioration of endothelial dysfunction in spontaneously hypertensive rats.
|Body Surface Area (m2)||0.007||0.025||0.15||0.05||0.02||0.5|
|Animal A (mg/kg) = Animal B (mg/kg) multiplied by||Animal B Km|
|Animal A Km|
For example, to modify the dose of resveratrol used for a mouse (22.4 mg/kg) to a dose based on the BSA for a rat, multiply 22.4 mg/kg by the Km factor for a mouse and then divide by the Km factor for a rat. This calculation results in a rat equivalent dose for resveratrol of 11.2 mg/kg.
|Solubility||DMSO 82 mg/mL;Water <1 mg/mL|
Renin inhibition by aliskiren prevents atherosclerosis progression: comparison with irbesartan, atenolol, and amlodipine.
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Amlodipine releases nitric oxide from canine coronary microvessels: an unexpected mechanism of action of a calcium channel-blocking agent.
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