Zyflo (zileuton) for asthma

    This month, Abbott will introduce Zyflo (zileuton) for asthma. It's an anti-leukotriene drug...similar to Accolate (zafirlukast).

    Leukotrienes are pro-inflammatory substances. In the lung, they can cause bronchoconstriction...inflammation...and edema.

    Accolate and Zyflo belong to different classes.

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