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zileuton - oral, Zyflo

GENERIC NAME: ZILEUTON - ORAL (zye-LOO-ton)

BRAND NAME(S): Zyflo

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USES: This medication is used to control long-term (chronic) asthma and help decrease the number of asthma attacks. Controlling asthma can decrease time lost from work or school. This drug improves asthma symptoms by blocking substances in the body called leukotrienes. It will not treat a sudden asthma attack.The manufacturer does not recommend the use of zileuton for children under 12 years old due to the risk of liver problems.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014



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