Zileuton
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Zileuton?

(zye LOO ton)

• This medicine is used to prevent or treat asthma.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Wear disease medical alert identification.

• This medicine is nothelpful during an asthma attack.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Avoid or limit alcohol intake (includes wine, beer, and liquor) to less than 3 drinks a day. Drinking too much alcohol may increase the risk of liver disease.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Headache.

• Belly pain.

• Nausea or vomiting. Small frequent meals, frequent mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help.

• Diarrhea.

• Liver...

 
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