Definition of Zileuton

A synthetic derivative of hydroxyurea with antiasthmatic properties. The leukotriene inhibitor zileuton blocks 5-lipoxygenase, which catalyzes the formation of leukotrienes from arachidonic acid — causes bronchodilation — decreases bronchial mucous secretion and edema — and may prevent or decrease the symptoms of asthma. (NCI04)

Zileuton is from the group

Lipooxygenase Inhibitor

Other Names for Zileuton

Zileuton
(+-)-N-Hydroxy-N-(1-benzo[b]thien-2-ylethyl)-urea
N-(1-Benzo[b]thien-2-ylethyl)-N-hydroxyurea
ZILEUTON
Zyflo

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