Candesartan cilexetil

Discontinued Product

Candesartan cilexetil (Cat. No. 4792) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Description: Prodrug of candesartan (Cat. No. 4791), an AT1 receptor antagonist
Alternative Names: TCV 116
Chemical Name: 2-Ethoxy-1-[[2'-(2H-tetrazol-5-yl)[1,1'-biphenyl]-4-yl]methyl]-1H-benzimidazole-7-carboxylic acid 1-[[(cyclohexyloxy)carbonyl]oxy]ethyl ester
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)

Biological Activity for Candesartan cilexetil

Candesartan cilexetil is a prodrug of the angiotensin II receptor 1 (AT1) antagonist candesartan (Cat. No. 4791), which exhibits antihypertensive effects in animal models.

Technical Data for Candesartan cilexetil

M. Wt 610.66
Formula C33H34N6O6
Storage Store at +4°C
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 145040-37-5
PubChem ID 2540

The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.

Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.

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References for Candesartan cilexetil

References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

Shibouta et al (1993) Pharmacological profile of a highly potent and long-acting angiotensin II receptor antagonist, 2-ethoxy-1-[[2'-(1H-tetrazol-5-yl)biphenyl-4- yl]methyl]-1H-benzimidazole-7-carboxylic acid (CV-11974), and its prodrug, (±)-1-(cyclohexyloxycarbonylo J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 266 114 PMID: 8331552

Nishikawa et al (1997) Candesartan cilexetil: a review of its preclinical pharmacology. J.Hum.Hypertens. Suppl2 9 PMID: 9330999

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