Determination of the calcium antagonist benidipine hydrochloride in plasma by sensitive radioimmunoassay.

A sensitive radioimmunoassay of the 1,4-dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker (+/-)-(R*)-2,6-dimethyl-4-(m-nitrophenyl)-1,4-dihydropyridine-3,5-dicarb oxylic acid (R*)-1-benzyl-3-piperidinyl ester, methyl ester hydrochloride (benidipine hydrochloride, KW-3049) has been developed. Antiserum against KW-3049 was produced in rabbits by immunization with an… (More)