American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of several lipid compounds that contain 20 carbon atoms, are related to prostaglandins, and mediate the inflammatory response.
- leuko(cyte) + triene, a compound containing three double bonds (tri- + -ene). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The second part of your question, yes, this class of drugs, known as leukotriene antagonist, there are the drugs on that list as well.”
“Now, a couple of things, first of all, Singulair is what's called a leukotriene antagonist.”
“Singulair is what is known as a leukotriene antagonist.”
“Singulair is what is known as leukotriene antagonist, the name doesn't matter.”
“Now researchers in England say that anti-inflammatory drugs, called leukotriene modifiers , that come in pills are reasonable alternatives to the plastic tube.”
“In recent years, there have been reports of depression, suicidal thoughts and other psychiatric problems in some people on allergy medications known as leukotriene modifiers -”
“• SINGULAIR is a medicine called a leukotriene receptor antagonist.”
“One of the newest pharmaceutical weapons against asthma is a class of drugs called leukotriene inhibitors.”
“Singulair, a leukotriene receptor antagonist or LTRA, was the nation's seventh most popular drug last year, according to IMS health and earned more than $4 billion.”
“It also reduces the synthesis prostaglandin and leukotriene mediators.”
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