139481-59-7 Candesartan AKSci J10263
 
 
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  J10263    AKSci Reference Standard
Candesartan
, >98% (HPLC), powder
 
Celexetil




IDENTITY
CAS Number:139481-59-7
MDL Number:MFCD00864463
MF:C24H20N6O3
MW:440.45
SPECIFICATIONS & PROPERTIES
Min. Purity Spec:>98% (HPLC), powder
Physical Form (at 20°C):Solid
Melting Point:176-185°C
Long-Term Storage:Store long-term at -20°C
DOT/IATA TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Not hazardous material

BIOLOGICAL INFO
Application(s):Angiotensin-receptor blocker (ARB)

REVIEW

 Candesartan selectively blocks the binding of angiotensin II to AT1 in many tissues including vascular smooth muscle and the adrenal glands. This inhibits the AT1-mediated vasoconstrictive and aldosterone-secreting effects of angiotensin II and results in an overall decrease in blood pressure. Candesartan is greater than 10,000 times more selective for AT1 than AT2. Inhibition of aldosterone secretion may increase sodium and water excretion while decreasing potassium excretion.

REFERENCES
[1]Pfeffer MA, Swedberg K, Granger CB, Held P, McMurray JJ, Michelson EL, Olofsson B, Ostergren J, Yusuf S, Pocock S: Effects of candesartan on mortality and morbidity in patients with chronic heart failure: the CHARM-Overall programme. Lancet. 2003 Sep 6;362(9386):759-66.
[2] Mendis B, Page SR: Candesartan: widening indications for this angiotensin II receptor blocker? Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2009 Aug;10(12):1995-2007.
[3] Baguet JP, Barone-Rochette G, Neuder Y: Candesartan cilexetil in the treatment of chronic heart failure. Vasc Health Risk Manag. 2009;5(1):257-64. Epub 2009 Apr 8.

GLOBALLY HARMONIZED SYSTEM (GHS)

Pictograms

Signal Word
Warning

Hazard Statements
H302; H312; H332; H315; H319; H335

Precautionary Statements
P261; P280; P305+P351+P338; P304+P340; P405; P501


Current as of October 2, 2022

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 APIs and Bioactives > Angiotensin Receptor Blockers


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