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Dr. Katharine Cox
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Zyflo (Overview)

Zyflo is a leukotriene inhibitor which is a kind of asthma drug (lung drug).


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How can I get free zyflo (zileuton)?

Unsure : Truly free drugs today are rare. If you are below a certain income level you can get drugs from the manufacturer at a great discount. Free zyflo (zileuton) is unlikely to be found in the us. ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Cox
9 doctors shared insights

Zyflo (Overview)

Zyflo is a leukotriene inhibitor which is a kind of asthma drug (lung drug).


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Zyflo (zileuton) is so expensive, but effective, for me. Is there a more affordable alternative?

Zyflo (zileuton) is so expensive, but effective, for me.  Is there a more affordable alternative?

Yes, maybe . . .: Zyflo & zyflo cr are brands of zileuton, which is a leukotriene inhibitor. Montelukast & zafirlukast are also leukotriene inhibitors that are available as generic. Ask your prescribing physician if one of these might serve as a less expensive alternative. I've also compiled a page of low cost, even free, medical care & pharmaceutical options at http://bit.Ly/nunxzc (my website). ...Read more

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Started zyflo (zileuton) cr, nebuluzer pulmacort and albuterol 4 days ago. Peak flow still 60% of expected. How long should it take to improve?

Started zyflo (zileuton) cr, nebuluzer pulmacort and albuterol 4 days ago. Peak flow still 60% of expected.  How long should it take to improve?

2 weeks : You should discuss with your physician about risks and benefits of adding long acting beta agonists ( laba) to your regimen sounds like you may need it. ...Read more

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How can I get free zyflo (zileuton)?

Unsure : Truly free drugs today are rare. If you are below a certain income level you can get drugs from the manufacturer at a great discount. Free zyflo (zileuton) is unlikely to be found in the us. ...Read more

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How can I get zyflo (zileuton) medication?

Ask doctor: Ask your doctor. It's a prescription. That's the only way to get it legally in the U.S. ...Read more

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Is zyflo (zileuton) safe? I've read about liver issues with this drug.

Is zyflo (zileuton) safe?  I've read about liver issues with this drug.

Blood monitoring key: Once started liver function tests should be checked monthly for 3 months, then once every three months For one year. Then periodically after that. Since it seems to put more pressure on the liver other medications like Tylenol (acetaminophen) and ifoods or drinks like alcohol should be avoided or used in minimum levels. ...Read more

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Zyflo (zileuton) is so expensive, but effective, for me. Is there a more affordable alternative?

Yes, maybe . . .: Zyflo & zyflo cr are brands of zileuton, which is a leukotriene inhibitor. Montelukast & zafirlukast are also leukotriene inhibitors that are available as generic. Ask your prescribing physician if one of these might serve as a less expensive alternative. I've also compiled a page of low cost, even free, medical care & pharmaceutical options at http://bit.Ly/nunxzc (my website). ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Balin
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Zileuton (Definition)

Zileuton is a leukotriene inhibitor which is a kind of ...Read more