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Synthesis and antihypertensive activities of new 1,4-dihydropyridine containing nitroimidazolyl substituent with a nitrooxy group at the 3-ester position.

Authors: Shafiee A , Rastkary N , Jorjani M , Shafaghi B ,
Archiv der Pharmazie , Vol., No. 0365-6233 (Print) , 20020604 ,Page:0
New analogues of nifedipine, in which the ortho nitrophenyl group of position 4 is replaced by 1-methyl-4-nitro-5-imidazolyl or 1-methyl-5-imidazolyl with a nitrooxy group at the 3-ester position were synthesized, and the antihypertensive activity of the compounds was examined by the tail-cuff method and compared with TNG and nifedipine. Compounds 11g, 11i-11m, 11o, 11r, and 11v showed activity similar to nifedipine and TNG.