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A drug, C31H33N3O6S, that acts as a leukotriene receptor antagonist, reduces the inflammatory process, and is used in the treatment of asthma.
[zafir- (perhaps ultimately alteration of sulfonyl) + -lukast, leukotriene receptor antagonist suff. (from rearrangement of (anti)as(thmatic) l(e)uk(otriene receptor antagonis)t).]
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zafirlukastn zafirlukast m
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