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View in Spanish: Zafirlukast

Zafirlukast (zuh-FIR-loo-kast)
A drug used to prevent and treat symptoms of asthma. It blocks substances that cause inflammation in the lungs. It is a type of antiasthmatic agent and a leukotriene receptor antagonist. Also called Accolate.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.