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Asthma question. How do leukotriene inhibitors work?

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Dr. Jay Park
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In brief: Prevention

Leukotriene is one of chemical mediators responsible for airway inflammation and bronchospasm leading to airway obstruction when asthma flares up.
Singulair (montelukast) and accolate, known as leukotriene inhibitors, therefore prevent or reduce flare-ups.

In brief: Prevention

Leukotriene is one of chemical mediators responsible for airway inflammation and bronchospasm leading to airway obstruction when asthma flares up.
Singulair (montelukast) and accolate, known as leukotriene inhibitors, therefore prevent or reduce flare-ups.
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